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
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4.09/5
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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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,203
Reviews:
1,484
Ratings:
3,928
pDev:
11.98%
Bros Score:
4.95
 
 
Wants:
292
Gots:
721
Trade:
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Ratings: 3,928 |  Reviews: 1,484
Photo of Narthax
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DerbyDave35
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lucnifter
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Twal
3.48/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of matcris
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A light brown up to the light; caramel. A couple fingers of creamy tan head that lingers and leaves some nice lacing down the glass. The aroma is sweet, earthy, nutty, and a little chocolate and toffee. The flavor has a nice balance of sweet and bitter, with sweet edging it out just a bit. Caramel, nuts, & bready, just like a loaf of nutty sweet cake. The brew is balanced nicely, so, not too sweet. Average carbonation, fairly dry, and medium-ish body. Nice "comfort" brew, right here. I'll pick it up again, I'm sure.

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Photo of Demi
2.5/5  rDev -38.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of thampel09
3.29/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kschirrmacher
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
3.83/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Johnct
3.86/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Johnnoray
4.52/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Norm_99
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The second best beer from the Samuel Smith's brewery.

Great taste, great look and a clean finish.

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Photo of Vetbidder
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Looks dark orange/amber and opaque with a thick tan head from an aggressive pour. The scent is sweet and almost reminds me of dark candied fruits along with some caramel. The flavor is sweet and caramel malt but very well balanced and gentle. Just the slightest amount of a bitter ending. This beer is thinner than I thought it was going to be and doesn't have a lot of carbonation.

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Photo of louiebianchi
4.34/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nace4
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of maxist
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
4.57/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Smell is mostly malt and nuts, with caramel scent also present. Taste is very consistent, with roasted nuts as the main component. A pleasant aftertaste lingers after the mouthful, but beer is perfectly carbonated and is not dry.

Not sure why I waited so long to try this beer, it is very good and is one of the best beers I have tried in awhile.

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Photo of ThomasTheTank88
3.77/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a beautiful dark amber color. Lots of carbonation on the pour that quickly goes away. Smells very sweet, more of a hazelnut, although it's very light. Tastes very very sweet. It's different, not what I expected but it's very good.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of donnelly51106
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thomasdidymus55
4.12/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yum uum very good.

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Photo of jbryant20
4.39/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of edrip222
4.22/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cunning_stunt
3.68/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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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