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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

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

Poured into a pint glass.

A-Nice amber-brown-copper-orange color. Poured a frothy and tan two-finger head. Nice bubbly lace down the sides of the glass. The sticky frothy head never disappeared. Excellent carbonation.

S-Barley malts, nutty undertones, notes of butterscotch, sweet malt.

T-Nutty,caramel,malty,full-bodied. Refreshing and cool. Sweet going in and the aftertaste was dry and nutty.

M-Wet,full-bodied, refreshing and satisfying.

Overall-The English know how to brew an excellent beer. I recommend this brew to anyone who wants a full flavored, full-bodied, and sessionable brew. Great quality and well-balanced. This tastes great with bbq brats and potatoes. Cheers!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I poured a bottle into a mug.

Appearance- Reddish brown color with a fingers worth of tan foamy head. Decent amount of clinging lace.

Smell- Nuttiness, sweetness and grain.

Taste- Malt sweetness at the start with a nutty finish. There are some buttery notes with just a hint of hops for balance.

Mouthfeel- Very smooth and creamy. Nice amount of carbonation.

Overall- Another great brew from Samuel Smith. While this is not my favorite style of beer, this was very enjoyable.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a glass mug. Pours dark brown with a frothy light tan head. Plenty of bubbles can be seen rising from the bottom of the glass. The beer is transparent at the ends of the glass, where it is reddish brown. The head dissipates slowly, leaving sticky lacking on the side of the glass. I can pick up smells of dark roasted barley malts and nuts. It reminds me of a good nut bread smell. The taste follows the nose. There's a rich maltiness to this beer from the dark roasted malts and the nuttiness blends well with the malt flavor. I can also pick up some mild toffee and vanilla flavors in this beer as well. The body is medium with plentiful carbonation. For as rich as the beer tastes, the feel is much lighter than the taste. It's slightly watery and very smooth. The drinkability is very high. Overall, this is a most excellent beer. It is very refreshing and flavorful. This is a great example of this style.

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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 3,914 ratings
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