Samuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager Beer | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

Samuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager BeerSamuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager Beer
BA SCORE
3.81/5
1,065 Ratings
Samuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager BeerSamuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager Beer
BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bitterbill on 02-26-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,459
Reviews:
580
Ratings:
1,065
pDev:
12.86%
Bros Score:
4.17
 
 
Wants:
107
Gots:
110
Trade:
0
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Photo of DarkBeer
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sam Smith Organic Lager has a nice crisp gold color, and looks refreshing in a pint glass. It has a classic lager smell, similar to that of Yuengling, and a classic lager taste, but with heavier malt flavors and stronger hops. There is an acidic and slightly bitter aftertaste. The flavors are good, the beer gives me a euphoric and energetic buzz, and it tastes and feels very pure. It tastes like a beer that I'd drink in a fairly decent dive bar, however, this obviously would not be available at most dive bars. There is a classic dive bar feel to it, but with pure ingredients.

The water used in the brewing process is not tap water, it is drawn from a well over 250 years old in the UK. So, the water in this beer is purer than tap water. This helps the beer maintain an organic consistency with each ingredient.

The con I see with this beer is the acidic aftertaste. It takes some getting used to. But, overall, it is a good beer.

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3.97/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Also goes by the name of Samuel Smith Organic Lager. As a large consumer of organic foods, this beer caught my interest, never seen a USDA approved beer before.
Served in pilsner glass.

A: pours a golden straw color, with a short and quickly dissipating head with a white ring around the glass remnant with not much lacing.

S: Smells hoppy, malty, can smell grains too

T: Is very sweet, can barely pick up on the hops, malty flavor, pretty mellow on flavors

M: Pretty carbonated, as expected, very light and airy, crisp

O: Its a pretty decent beer, don't drink pale lagers too often, I understand why some may be disappointed from a beer like this coming from Samuel Smith (their Oatmeal Stout and Nut Brown Ale are impeccable), Its a decent beer, not amazing like some would expect from Samuel Smith but its alright, little lacking on flavor in my opinion but wouldn't hurt for anyone to try. Props for being organic too.

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3.87/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle served in a Thumbler glass.

A: Pours a pale yellow color forming a small white bubbled head which dissipates quickly leaving no lacings

S: Sweet grains and honey, basically. Lager yeasts and some flowery hops

T: Follows the nose, sweet grains and honey, mainly. Lager bready yeasts and some hops. In overall, a slightly sweet beer with a very light bitter end

M: Watery light body. Medium carbonation. Grainy aftertaste

O: Excellent drinkability. One of the best Lagers I've ever had

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A- Typical lager yellow with a nice soft head

S- Light fresh piny, mild lime zest

T- Clean bitter flavor. Not much of any malts or darker tastes. Perfect lager taste!

M- Light with small bubbles and refreshing mild bitterness left at end

O- I've been meaning to try a few of the Samuel Smith lagers but haven't because I'm accustom to paying no more than a dollar a beer. When i'm made of money I will be buying bottles of these in place of tall cans.

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does england have a budweiser?
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typical lager smell with a slight accent , , , you know, like 'those guys' over there . . . .
taste . . . WAY more drinkable than a bud or a cuurs...
mouthfeel? like a heavier bud or cuurs...
overall? dang! i like it. 5%, too. plain wrapper. plain beer. refreshing. maybe it's NOT a commercial beer in england, afterall . . . .seems EVERYTHING samuel smith is EXCELLENT. way better than that samuel ADAMS junk too....

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Samuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 1,065 ratings
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