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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown AleSamuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale
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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown AleSamuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale

Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours from the bottle with a nearly opaque earthy brown color and a foamy tan head. The aroma is pretty one-note, with a dry, nutty, mineral-like quality and only a little bit of caramel sweetness creeping in. The sweetness is more pronounced in the flavor, but the dry nuttiness dominates again, and the fine but active carbonation keeps the beer relatively light and dry. Maybe I'm just missing some of its nuance, but this beer is merely solid in my mind.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance - thick cream color head with tight small bubbles, color is deep red/dark brown. Crystal clear. Nice lacing.

Aroma - layered malt with toffee, burnt sugar, and a sweet floral hop around the edges.

Taste - malty with dark roasted malts coming through first and most obviously. This is followed by a very slight hoppy bitterness and a dry finish which gives it a nutty quality.

Mouth Feel - round and smooth much lighter than one would expect from the aroma. Dry finish which combines to make this beer very drinkable.

Overall - the malty aroma and flavor of this beer are outstanding, the slight hoppy finish keeps it from becoming overly sweet making a beer with heavy dark roasted malts clean smooth and very pleasant.

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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 3,902 ratings
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