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
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
England, United Kingdom
samuelsmithsbrewery.co.uk

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,885
Reviews:
1,475
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
12.04%
 
 
Wants:
283
Gots:
704
For Trade:
1
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - chestnut brown with khaki head

Smell - picking up milk chocolate, hazelnuts. cocoa, malt

taste - hazelnut, cocoa, hint of chocolate, black cherry, malt

mouthfeel - medium bodied, medium carbonation, sweetness is cut a little bit by some slight hop bitterness

overall - this is a benchmark beer for this style, will be seeking this when I have a desire for a good, nutty brown ale

price point - $9.99/4 pack

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.75/5  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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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from an 18.7oz bottle into a Spiegelau tulip.

A: Pours a deep brown with some reddish hues, with a rocky tan head. Head recedes down about half way, leaving a thick cap of lively foam and a ton of sticky lacing.

S: Huge nose of sweet brown malt. Brown sweet bread, crisp yeast, purple grape.

T: Opens with a little hop bitterness, followed by a smooth concoction of malt flavors: dark grape, plum flesh and skin, banana bread, subtle chocolate, bright grain. Crisp yeast flavors offer some nuttiness, along with some very mild roastiness and bitterness in the finish.

M: Lively carbonation with a smooth mouthfeel.

O: Very enjoyable. Obviously well-crafted.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.88/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is an amazing beer. I love the nuttiness about it. I have been on a english brown kick as of late and this is by far the best in show. Almost all 5's, I did smell one better Brown Ale so I will reserve the perfect score but that is nit-picking. If you haven't tried this it is a must.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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2/5  rDev -50.9%

Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.07 out of 5 based on 3,885 ratings.
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