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:
3,080
Reviews:
1,330
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
11.33%
 
 
Wants:
246
Gots:
477
For Trade:
1
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep brown/almost black with chestnut highlights and a fluffy, creamy tan head. Very pretty. Upfront it smells of coffee.

First impression is of a mellow, twangy, semi-sweet porter with well-developed undertones of brown sugar, coffee, chocolate, and a touch of salt. Medium-bodied. Creamy, smooth finish; very silky and goes back like no one's business. Ever-so soft hop note rounds out the finish. Very tasty, extremely satisfying, and strikes me as food-friendly -- both main courses and desserts could work with this.

Delicious and smooth, this is a fantastic session porter. Well-balanced and a porter lover's dream. Excellent.

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Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.15 out of 5 based on 3,080 ratings.
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