Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate StoutSamuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout

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

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with well water (the original well, sunk in 1758, is still in use with the hard water is drawn from 85 feet underground), the gently roasted organic chocolate malt and real organic cocoa used in this ale impart a delicious, smooth and creamy character, with inviting deep flavours and a delightful finish - this is the perfect marriage of satisfying stout and luxurious chocolate that will lead to smiles and refills. Samuel Smith's brews in traditional coppers, uses stone 'Yorkshire Squares' for fermentation, and ships every bottle from the brewery with great pride.

Added by rangerred on 10-16-2012

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very dark, faintly translucent, tan beige cap with chunky lacing. Malted milk and chocolate aroma, earthy, dry cocoa, really nice. Mild bitterness with chocolate sweetness, malty, caramel and milk chocolate , cocoa. Medium to full bodied, lowish carbonation, solid texture. I enjoyed this quite a bit

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Presentation: 355mL brown bottle with no freshness date anywhere, served in a snifter.

Appearance: Pours a deep black color, no light shines through the glass. There's a one finger,
tan colored head and some very good lacing that covers the whole glass.

Smell: Primary scents are of dark chocolate and roasted malt. There's also some burnt bread notes and hint of molasses.

Taste: Dark chocolate is dominant with some roasted malt in the background and a black coffee flavor as well.

Mouthfeel: It's very smooth and easy to drink with low carbonation. It feels a bit light bodied and refreshing even, which is unexpected for a stout.

Overall: A very well crafted beer that is very approachable. Popular belief is that non-beer drinkers should start out with lighter colored and less flavorful brews. This beer shatters that stereotype with its drinkability and sweet chocolatey taste. It is actually a best seller in a lot of places down here in Puerto Rico.

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Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.18 out of 5 based on 3,162 ratings.
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