Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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Samuel Smith's Imperial StoutSamuel Smith's Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 02-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,747
Reviews:
1,767
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
11.27%
 
 
Wants:
237
Gots:
528
For Trade:
3
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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from Beltway liquors in Baltimore, poured in a weizen glass.

A: Very nice. Dark chocolate brown, with beautiful two-and-a-half head. Enticing.

S: Rich roasted malt. Nice.

T: Super tasty roasted malts, hints of chocolate. Superior stout taste.

M: Full, thick, without being sticky

O: An excellent beer. Even with a general distaste for Russian stouts, I really enjoyed this.

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A: Dark as they come, with a finger and a 1/2 of fluffy tan head.

S: Incredibly chocolaty, dark fruit, espresso, and molasses. Really a great, rich smelling beer.

T: Complex, delicious brew. A lot of flavors going on in this beer. Rich chocolate, espresso, prunes, dark fruit, roasted malts, lemon rind, a slight oaky, smoky flavor and something reminiscent of soy sauce. All of these flavors are playing so well together, making this much more interesting than the average stout.

M: Not as heavy as I was expecting. Relatively medium body, with a rich, creamy texture. Low carbonation.

O: Great, complex stout. There's so much going on, but the flavors don't fight with each other, but work together. Lemon rind in espresso, soy sauce, typical stout flavors. They all compliment. Really a beer worth seeking out.

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Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.17 out of 5 based on 3,747 ratings.
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