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

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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Ratings: 3,928 |  Reviews: 1,484
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of happy4hoppybeer
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours into glass a nice dark amber, with faint ruby-like color shining through. Nice white head, almost a couple fingers thick. Thick bubbly lacing.

Nose of caramel, toasted barley, some fruits and faint chocolate. Really complex aromas. I dig it.

Creamy mouthfeel and taste of vanilla, nuts and some roasted malt. The flavors are more on the subtle side, not in your face at all. I wish they were on the same level as the aromas are. Body is fairly medium, and like I said before, very creamy and smooth.

This is a really good and impressive English Brown Ale. So far, I really like Samuel Smith's. Hope to have more.

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Photo of EricLander
3.32/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours from the bottle into glass with a very clear dark brown color. Nearly no head at all. Aroma is rich, clearly nutty. Taste is a little too sweet for my tastes - but pulled off well. Light carbonation, equally light overall feeling and therefore easy to drink.

Given the previous reviews and my own expectations, I expected a stronger nut flavor that I didn't pick up on. If anything, there was more of a caramel, sweet flavor I wasn't at all expecting.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.38/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured at Satche's in Gainesville. Pours light brown with a small head. Aroma of very slight nut and something i can only describe as liquor. The flavor follows with a watered down nuttiness and hints of roast and hops strangely mixed in. My second English style brown, and not sure that I am a fan. Somewhat rich malt and highly carbonated. Glad I tried it.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -26.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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2.24/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

A - Deep brown with a two finger mocha head. Slight lacing.

S - Tequila and a variety of nuts. Not very good.

T - Very sweet and nutty. Caramel malt, light toasted malt as well.

M - Light carbonation with a light body.

O - Overall, this beer was wayyy too damn sweet. I doubt i'd have it again.

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4.27/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 750 ml bottle into pint. Pours a nice brown almost clear color with nice white head. Great sweet malts and a deffinite nutty aroma. Taste is just spot on sweet nutty malts. It has a great bitter nutty finish to balance this brew out. Fantastically smooth and flavorful. This is what a nut brown should be.

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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 3,928 ratings
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