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

Samuel Smith's Nut Brown AleSamuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale
3,901 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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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of smbslt
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - poured clear, rich brown with a 2 finger head straw colored head. To call it lacing would be a gross understatement. The back side of the glass was coated with a substantial blanket of foam which I can't say I remember ever seeing.

S - Malt dominated with some nuttiness. I though there would be more based on the carbonation.

T - Initially there was the malt but with a depth and richness that lingered giving way to roasted flavors. The subtleness and sustain of the finish is what was striking to me. But then allowing it to come up to about 60 degrees brought out the bitterness again in a subtle way.

M - Went from good to very good at the warmer temperature. Complimented the depth and richness.

O - Really good. I typically find the English styles lacking but this highlighted the some good brewing that makes you work a bit but well worth it. Start it at 50 degrees and let it warm.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of megmulvaney
3.8/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brown ale is a very true brown color. The hold is light like most English style beers. The carbonation is also low. The aroma is mild with a roasty background. The mouthfeel is very light. It is almost like water when you first sip it. It is not very bitter and leaves a slightly sweet taste in your mouth.

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Photo of Samp01
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark cloudy caramel brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of sweet toasted caramel malts with some dark fruity esters and some cacao notes fill the senses. Taste of some sweet toasted dark malts with a nice cacao and nutty flavor and light hops. Some yeasty notes in the flavor as well. Palate is a full body with a slightly creamy mouth feel and moderate carbonation. Finish is sweet toasted caramel malts, some yeast and ending with a slightly bitter hops, cacao nutty aftertaste. Overall a very good, flavorful, and enjoyable brew.

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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 3,901 ratings
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