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

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout
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4.21/5
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6,699 Ratings
Samuel Smith's Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
England, United Kingdom
samuelsmithsbrewery.co.uk

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#979
Reviews:
2,296
Ratings:
6,699
pDev:
11.16%
Bros Score:
4.24
 
 
Wants:
393
Gots:
1,311
Trade:
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Ratings: 6,699 |  Reviews: 2,296
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of KJay1408
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

A: Beautiful Dark stout, near black, with an off white head about two fingers thick.

S: Sweet and malty, coffee and nutty notes. Smells like a good solid stout

T: Much like the smell: Sweet and Malty with coffee notes as the beer settles the Oat flavor comes out to make this beer amazing. A great balance of Sweetness, malt flavor, Oat/Grain, with hints of nutty and coffee notes.

M: A little on the thin side but not too bad. The only thing that could be a downside of this beer.

O: A easily and A. The taste is well balanced, and amazing if you like stouts you NEED to try this beer, if you don't like Stouts try it and it may just change your mind.

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3/5  rDev -28.7%

Photo of deaconoflove
4.58/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ap. Black. Nice thick dark tan head. Pretty stuff.
Sm. Caramelly, toasted malts, roasted coffee. Smells rich.
Ta. caramel and roasted, a faint burnt old coffee (but nice) flavor that yields to a sweet and bitter blend. Long slow fade for the lightly bitter finish. Sigh.
Mf. Creamy and smooth like carbonated chocolate milk
Dr. It really doesn't get much better.

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Photo of atis
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours black with creamy and dense brown head with excellent retention. Aroma is sweet roasted malts, hints of red wine, cinnamon.

Thick and smooth mouthfeel, flavour is sweet roasted malts first, then becoming dryer and slightly astringent with notes of coffee in the bittery finish.

Overall, an excellent stout.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark, clear chocolate colour with ample coffee-coloured head. Aroma is predominantly roasted malts and oats - very nice. The flavours are well balanced roasted malt tones, with underpinnings including chocolate and vanilla. The pleasantly dry finish is redolent of oatmeal. Doesn't have the creamy mouthfeel of some in this genre, but at 5% ABV it is truly a delight to drink.

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass...

A: Jet black color almost like motor oil. Tan colored finger and a half head. Great lacing, looks very inviting.

S: Roasted malts with hints of cream candy, cocoa.

T: Sweet raosted malts, light coffee and chocolate notes with and oaty, nutty lingering finish.

M: Creamy, medium bodied, very smooth.

O: Terrific stout, almost like having a meal/desert, but very sessionable at the same time.

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4/5  rDev -5%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.52/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4/5  rDev -5%

Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 6,699 ratings
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