Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

6,636 Ratings
Samuel Smith's Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout

Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
England, United Kingdom

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-05-2000

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours dark with a creamy brown head that stays for some time.

S: A little light on the smell. Otherwise the regular roasty chocolatey notes of a stout.

T: Yeah that's pretty good. The oats really come through. A little gross bitterness but some good chocolate.

M: A little light on the mouthfeel here. Sits nice but so so light.

Overall not a bad beer. I guess I was expecting more based on the scores online. It's good but not mind blowing.

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look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark, near black. Big, fluffy, tan head. Smell is kind of weak for a stout. Flavor is fantastic. For a dark beer this is a treasure to the taste buds, not too bitter, not too sweet.

Fills me up, literally a meal in a bottle, but the ABV is low enough that consuming the entire 550ml bottle didn't cause me to get drunk.

The head lasts and lacing is strong.

Certainly worth buying again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout

Appearance: dark brown, medium-large head, and some good lacing.

Smell: roasted malty oat, grain, and faint hop.

Taste: oats, roasted malts, late faint hops, and a slight faint brown sugar sweetness.

Mouthfeel: medium and chewy.

This is a really good brew. Flavors are well balanced and complex.

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.2 out of 5 based on 6,636 ratings.
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