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

3,877 Ratings
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001

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Photo of DenisKolkin
4.07/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had a bottle of this the other day at a Hamilton establishment. Was curious about it so figured I would give it a try and really glad I did. Served fairly cold into a Samuel Smith pint glass.

Appearance - Dark brown, mahogany color. Nice 2 finger light tan head with good retention and leaving some foamy goodness around the glass even after the head is mostly gone. Some decent lacing as well.

Smell - Caramel, nuts, molasses and hints of vanilla. Not overpowering but very pleasant and inviting.

Taste - Like the nose especially the nuts and caramel really standout here. Just enough bitter taste from the hops to cut through the sweetness of the rest of the beer. Also a little bit of smoke comes through to enhance the roastiness of this brew. Very delicious.

Mouthfeel - For a beer that has this much flavor and gives the appearance and has the aroma of a heavier beer, it is exceptionally light and fairly refreshing. Nor is it thin in any manner. Medium low carbonation works well here too.

Overall - Really glad I followed by curiosity and got this since it is delicious full flavored but light enough that more than one could be consumed in a sitting. Would recommend this to all types of beer drinkers.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of LXIXME
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Medium sized light tan head dies out quite quickly above a clear caramelly brown colored beer.

Chocolaty nutty strong aroma.

Nice full chocolaty malt taste with some roasted nuts flavors added.

Slightly dryish aftertaste that brings along some of the flavors of this beer with it on a full bodied beer.

A very good beer with some slightly different tastes adding to the nutty chocolate taste, well worth a try.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.84/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of a0lbudman
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-dark amber with a red tint when held up to the light. It had good carbonation with a light brown head.
S-a toffee or sweet caramel with a light hops and fruit smell
T-some sweet malt, toffee, some toasted taste. It had a medium malt sweetness with some hop bitterness that leaves mouth dry with a caramel sweetness in the end
M- medium body and medium carbonation
O-had a very good finish yet was not too sweet.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.07 out of 5 based on 3,877 ratings.
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