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
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,150
Reviews:
589
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
12.2%
 
 
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241
Gots:
990
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Ratings: 3,150 |  Reviews: 589
Photo of Sabtos
4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Sam Smith's is something truly special. Despite such a low ABV, they really manage to make a truly decadent and filling rich feeling and tasting beer, every time. So drinkable, this one here is exceptionally chocolatey on all levels. I just love the aroma on their beers too, like a fresh, crisp stream of water.

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Photo of Barracudas
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is delicious! The chocolate aroma is incredible and the chocolate taste is very strong and complex. It is definitely a very well made beer! Highly recommended!

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Photo of Miccal
4.56/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KGilmour
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bgm1911
4.66/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a thick head. Smells of sweet chocolate, and the taste is right there. This is delicious. Drank one last night, heading to the store today to get a sixxer.

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Photo of Wiffler27
4.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

pours a jet black with a thick cream-colored head.

smells like a hershey chocolate bar. pure sweet chocolate, amazing!

tastes like sweet chocolate. this is like a liquid chocolate bar. so sweet and chocolate-y. goes down smooth, finishes sweet and dry.

definitely my favorite milk/sweet stout. more chocolate than anything. a typical milk/stout stout leads with sweet milk and causes an off taste. this is so clean and pure it is unreal. just an amazing stout.

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Photo of Stevem68
4.09/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark Amber color. Almost looks like a porter. Aroma is huge roasted chocolate. Flavor is very nice. Great chocolate flavor is a malty backbone. Has a velvety mouth feel and a slightly bitter chocolate aftertaste. Overall a really nice beer with great flavor.

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Photo of Berg-the-Boiler
3.94/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BuzzFee
4.18/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheRamie
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kwolf23
4.51/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StJimmy92
3.56/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Look - Dark brown, nearly black but not quite. Poured with a nice tan head that faded slowly
Smell - Exactly like a chocolate scented e-cig, which was very unappetizing
Taste - very sweet (but not overwhelmingly so) chocolate, with a lingering (but not unpleasant) aftertaste of alcohol
Feel - medium body, slightly creamy
Overall - A great beer once I got past the smell

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Photo of rickklein9
3.25/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tim007007
4.06/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bwbetts
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jw4free
3.86/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: pours a classic stout. With two fingers of head, slight waterfall, fades quickly to heavy lacing.
S: chocolate, raspberry truffle, hint of vanilla. Pleasant without being obnoxious.
T: Cocoa but not bitter. Sweetness is a bit high, but it's a chocolate stout.
F: does not linger on the palate, but very rich, and one is good.

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Photo of dbnarley
4.83/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Wonderful chocolate taste. Smooth. Nice head. Absolutely delicious beer. Keeper.

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Photo of Cimperman17
4.48/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Look - Very dark brown almost black. Tan head at first
Smell - Chocolate and roast nuts
Taste - chocolate taste with dark malt, lingering aftertaste
Feel - medium to heavy body
Overall - Awesome Beer!

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Photo of yancot
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rilesmiles
4.11/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sweemzander
4.03/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JMAntus
4.48/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jcarriglio
4.58/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BobbySads
4.17/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Anacross
4.11/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.18 out of 5 based on 3,150 ratings.
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