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

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,057 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
Ratings:
1,057
Reviews:
579
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.16%
 
 
Wants:
107
Gots:
108
For Trade:
0
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3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours light, clear and sparkling. Nice white head that sticks to the glass. Smells clean with notes of citrus, Wheat, and floral notes. Taste is fresh and clean, sweet malts and a slight lime-like taste. Finishes a bit dry with notes of grains on the back end.

Overall, this os a very good lager. Clean taste and well balanced.

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2/5  rDev -47.4%

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

550ml bottle poured into a stein.

Excellent clarity on this bright golden brew. The head isn't particularly tall, though I got the feeling that if you wanted a full 4 fingers a little effort might have produced it. The 2 fingers I did get are bone white and once receded, remains as a short cap atop the beer. Very consistent bubbles visibly rise up through the beer.

At first the aroma seems a little musty and vegetal the way many lagers can be. It's definitely not skunked, but similar. Pushing past this, one can also pick out a bit of lemon zest and noble hops.

Crisp and refreshing, Organic Lager tastes full of noble hops - above and beyond the average lager - just as the label claims. The malt is smooth and bready. Very clean finish.

Overall a simple but surprisingly enjoyable beer. I bought this bottle tonight at the grocery store because all I have at home are spiced holiday beers and Imperial Stouts. This scratched my itch for something more quaffable.

Now I am thinking that I'd like to pit this beer against Noble Pils in the spring. Samuel Smith vs Samuel Adams. I could easily see myself preferring this beer.

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3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

550 mL bottle,

A: Pours a clear gold with a medium white head. Very gooe retention, spotty lace.

S: Nice floral hop character, grass, bready malt.

T: Good bready malt flavour with some nice noble hopping. Flavour is above average in the style, tastes fresh.

M: Light-bodied, very crisp and clean. An refresher for sure.

O: A very well made lager, certainly better than the large majority of so-called Euro lagers.

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Samuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,057 ratings.
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