Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy PorterSamuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter
BA SCORE
4.17/5
3,087 Ratings
Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy PorterSamuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-28-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,266
Reviews:
1,332
Ratings:
3,087
pDev:
11.27%
Bros Score:
4.64
 
 
Wants:
248
Gots:
481
Trade:
1
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

550 ml bottle was poured into an imperial pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger mocha head that reduced to a puffy layer. It is a pitch black color with no clarity or bubbles seen coming up through the glass. Nice lacing on the glad as the beer was drank.

Smell: Mocha, toasted malts, smoke, sweet pale malts, and roasted malts.

Taste: Some vanilla, roasted, mocha, bittersweet chocolate, smoke, and a little bitterness. A little sourness to it too like the style originally was made.

Mouthfeel: Silky and creamy smooth, full bodied, low carbonation, and a little chewy. What a nice treat.

Overall: Pretty solid porter. Such a classic.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Appearance:
Black color, ruby red highlight. Thick creamy, beige color head.

Aroma:
Dark roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, hint of dark fruit.

Taste:
Very rich and malty, dark roasted malts, bitter-sweet chocolate, coffee, some hint of toffee. Dark fruit character, dried prunes. Hop bitterness is mild-medium. Finish is dry, roasted. Body is creamy, silky, smooth, dry.

Overall:
A world-class beer. One of my favorite Porter. Delicious!!!

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Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 3,087 ratings
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