Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale (Organic) | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale (Organic)Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale (Organic)
BA SCORE
3.83/5
1,217 Ratings
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale (Organic)Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale (Organic)
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,479
Reviews:
697
Ratings:
1,217
pDev:
12.27%
Bros Score:
4.1
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
115
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,217 |  Reviews: 697
Photo of TGS
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tzieser
4.24/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 550ml bottle into an imperial pint glass.

L: hazy bronze in color with a thick white head that settles into almost a thin lacing after several minutes. Not the best looking beer in the world but "it'll do", as they say over in the UK.

S: pleasantly sweet malty aroma. notes of caramel, freshly baked biscuits and earthy, herbal hops.

T: layers of sweet malt expertly balanced by herbal hop bitterness. caramel, toasted bread notes with a bit of orange marmalade in the back thanks to the hops. Excellent from start to finish

M: somewhat dry finish.

O: a terrific English pale ale. Expertly balanced and worth the $3.75. Would go well with some fish & chips.

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Photo of cleve1212
3.06/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rale
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mackeyse
3.6/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SimplyFoul
4.33/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of joshkouri
2.9/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Ferg
4.33/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lobina
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Theogre83
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nofunyons
4.75/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Seabass1964
3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phoneguy
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of aasher
3.43/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of IGOTASIXPACK
3.35/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danilov
5/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sporklift87
4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

$4/550mL bottle. No visible date.

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Photo of wrentmore
3.42/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HamdenHector
3.82/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: crystal clear; deep copper - maybe reddish amber in color; 1 finger khaki head that receded to a wispy cap; no lacing;

S: caramel, toffee, tobacco;

T: caramel, toffee, and tobacco up front; licorice gets added in at mid-palate and becomes dominant by the mildly bitter finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; dry finish;

O: easy drinking;

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Photo of Andrewharemza
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pours a reddish copper colour with a thin white head. Fruity aroma with a little malt. Medium carbonation. Flavours of apple, melon, a little caramel, sweet and light bodied.

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Photo of Chickenshack
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wc94wc
4.21/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale (Organic) from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 1,217 ratings
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