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

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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
Ratings:
3,076
Reviews:
1,326
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
11.33%
 
 
Wants:
245
Gots:
476
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 3,076 |  Reviews: 1,326
Photo of mccorak
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PatrickCT
4.8/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of josanguapo
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From 2d2despuma. In Teku glass. Watching True detective 2x01. Very, very, very drinkable. With a soft and pleasant sip that compensates its watery texture making it matter little

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Photo of Stillyman11
4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lilsmizzul1225
4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Skellbop
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slim_720
3.85/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Bones349
4.65/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeersIsTheName
4.04/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of NickyFin
3.89/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wuthrichj15
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best porters I have ever had. Just a wonderful representation of a classic English Porter. Pours dark brown with a huge head that slowly dissipates. Chocolate, coffee, earthy. Just a fantastic beer. It does not disappoint.

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Photo of Johnct
3.64/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ccryder
4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dr_Bahmbay13
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dwagner003
4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of geodonnokepyo
2.37/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

Could have been a bad bottle, but way too metallic. Will have to revisit

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Photo of davidperez
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter, it pours a very dark brown with a one-finger head with low retention. Good lacing.

The bouquet is interesting, predominantly dark fruits, chocolate and a little bit of roastiness. Earthy aroma too after an energetic swirl.

The flavor follows the nose. It begins with chocolate and dark fruits, cherry, and the sweetness fades to balance itself with an earthy bitterness. You can feel a high carbonation, but it is not unpleasant. The aftertaste is semi-dry, not very long, and it finishes clean on the palate. After a few sips though, the bitterness starts coating your mouth. Medium to light body.

A very nice porter that I am happy to taste, and hope to taste again.

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Photo of nerdboy19
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stoutlad
4.37/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mortarforker
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smaddock
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of redbarnbikes
4.39/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ajdemma
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 13tido
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.15 out of 5 based on 3,076 ratings.
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