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

3,884 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

Photo of TheMultiYeast
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear dark brown with very little head.

Smell is malty, rich, sweet, nutty, dry

Caramelly sweet malts, rich nuttiness, balanced with light bitterness..very nice

Feel is light, well carbonated, very drinkable, sessionable, all that shit.

Great stuff!

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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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%

Photo of 1234Jack
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - Attention is paid to the bottle with raised letterings, gold foil wrapping on the cap. Ale in glass is dark amber, with persistent lacing.

Smell - Malty. Sweet.

Taste - Malty. Slight coffee.

Mouthfeel - Zest through carbonation, perhaps and some bitterness, but also smooth with some thickness.

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Photo of YamagamiTravis
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of swungomonkey
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Theheroguy
4.36/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I'm usually not the biggest fan of Brown ales but this one is the exception.

It is a dark chestnut color yet still translucent. Gorgeous looking.

The aroma is one of caramel like sweetness and malt.

Tastewise this beer is more balanced with hops bitterness reigning in the sweetness but the bitterness is most definitely a secondary characteristic.

The nut flavor is in the after taste and sits on the tongue for a good bit.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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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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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of smokinyodas
4.83/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Popped the top and poured into a cold glass mug, with a good sniff the strong rich malts are lovingly over powering. After letting this ale breathe for a minute the taste is as you would expect from world class high quality nut brown ale, this one delivers full-bodied and somewhat bitter, with strong flavor.

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Photo of CarolinaKev
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.07 out of 5 based on 3,884 ratings.
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