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

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Samuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager BeerSamuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager Beer

Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
England, United Kingdom

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Bitterbill on 02-26-2001

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Very slightly foggy yellow with lots of foamy meringue head that forms beautiful lacing.

S: Crisp and fresh, bready, grainy

T: Clean, refreshing flavor, grainy malts. Really fresh tasting lager.

M: Light body with plenty of basic carbonation.

O: A beautifully poured lager with a clean, refreshing taste. Extremely easy to drink.

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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Samuel Smith's Pure Brewed Lager Beer

Pours a light golden color, white head forms and little lace. Aroma of lager yeast, some fruityness, fresh buttered bread, mild floral notes. In the taste, almost has an ale yeast fruityness, with apple and pear flavor. Some buttery diacetyl, bread and leafy hops. Not too bitter, but hardly too sweet either. Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied, carbonation is at a low medium. The feel is a little flimsy and not quite as crisp, but still fine. Overall, a decent lager, plenty of character, has that Samuel Smith's taste, more than probably from stone vats the beer is fermented in.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Golden clear with decent head retention and lacing.

S: Light hoppy aroma.

T: Wonderful rye, grainy backbone of high quality malt barley. Just medium hop bitterness but good balance. A very smooth and clean tasting lager.

M: Full quality mouthfeel from the wonderful quality barley.

O: Quite a good lager. Ingredients must be the key as well as a great yeast and brewing process.

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4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a golden/straw color from a 550 mL bottle. There is a freshness code on the neck of the bottle, but couldn't see the ABV anywhere.
Massive foamy, frothy head that dissipates very slowly. Crystal clear beer with tons of carbonation. Visually arresting with lots of lace on the insides of the glass as the head dissipates.
Aroma is malt dominant; lots of grain notes, with hints of bread, yeast and some notes of floral hops.
Taste is crisp and clean with the malt presence being dominant right from the front to the back.
Easy drinking and has all the makings of a perfect session beer.
A winner from Samuel Smith, a brewery that has not disappointed me so far.
Definitely recommended and comes highly recommended.
Perfect beer for a hot summer day and pairs well with almost all types of food.

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A normal pour leaves a finger of very active white head that is all but gone in a couple of minutes. Body is a clear pale straw color. No lacing.

Wheat and earthy/gardeny tones are first noted aromas. Wheat takes on more body and becomes a bread smell as it warms. Very clean and simple.

Flavor is dominantly bready malt. A faint citrus zest and light floral notes are also apparent. Again, clean and simple.

I do not mean to insult this beer in any way, but this is the perfect lawnmower beer. It's light bodied, only faintly coats the tongue, and well carbonated. Washes down really nice and easy, would be a great refresher on a hot summer day.

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1/5  rDev -73.8%

Samuel Smith's Pure Brewed Organic Lager Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 1,078 ratings
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