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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
BA SCORE
4.23/5
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3,238 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#882
Reviews:
618
Ratings:
3,238
pDev:
12.06%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
252
Gots:
1,040
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,238 |  Reviews: 618
Photo of RavynX
3.4/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Cold, poured from a bottle into a snifter.

Look: Black with a tan head that fades quickly.

Smell: Very sweet dark chocolate and vanilla

Taste: A bit too sweet for my tastes (and I like sweets). You can definitely taste the chocolate.

Feel: Smooth and creamy, pretty much a liquid candy.

Overall: I like the smell but it ended up being too sweet for me to finish.

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Photo of Hyptochrons
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

basically black in color with a thick head that quickly recedes.

nose is pretty awesome, creamy and rich chocolate sweetness. taste follows and the mouthfeel is pretty perfect in terms of complimenting the flavors. very rich beer, not something I would drink everyday but dayumm its tasty... i highly recommend it!

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Photo of hophead7117
4.65/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ascanio2169
4.03/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlakeH215
3.82/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KCCO_Memphis
4.85/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Donkster46
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Griggsy
3.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Carolvs
4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stevoj
4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is awesome stuff! Like drinking melted chocolate. Black with small head, aroma of chocolate, taste of chocolate, slightly sweet. If you know a chocolate lover, this is the drink for them.

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Photo of scmtim
3.7/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zazzi82
4.29/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Reema
5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Serving type: 12 oz bottle into a pint glass

Pours a dark brown (essentially black) with lighter brown edges with mocha colored bubbles that stay. Smells of cocoa powder, milk chocolate, mocha, dark chocolate, and chocolate syrup. It honestly smells delicious. Taste reflects the smell. Milk chocolate, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, with slightly more subtle mocha and vanilla flavors. Initial milk chocolate leads into vanilla and mocha flavors that finish with a dark chocolate finish that lingers in the mouth. Absolutely delightful. Mouthfeel is medium, semi-fluffy which reminds me of a chocolate whipped coffee. Overall, this is an absolutely delicious beer with great chocolate aspects. Definitely worth a try if you haven't had it and definitely worth buying again.

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Photo of Benjo87
4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look - jet black in a glass with a nice creamy looking tan head. Looks great.

Smell - Milk chocolate galore. Legitimately smells like a chocolate milkshake in a glass.

Taste - exactly what you're expecting after the smell. It's like a chocolate milkshake. It's sweet with no ending bitterness. It's almost not even a beer, it's so smooth to drink. Velvety mouthfeel. I can see why some beer drinkers wouldn't like this beer, but if you love a sweet chocolate beer like me, than this is what you need to get your hands on.

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Photo of Futbolmanby
4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kokobutter
5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I've tried a lot of beers. If you're craving a chocolate beer it doesn't get much better than this. Pour this one in to big cold glass, smell the sweet aroma, taste the bubbles, savor the wet chocolate goddess. Enjoy.

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Photo of bobreilley
5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of brayton
3.32/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Corrado42
4.57/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dav-here
5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The best chocolate stout I've tried. Ultra smooth and authentic chocolate milk flavor. Perfect for cold fall & winter nights. Simply yummy!!

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Photo of sposter4
4.48/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of momtoegb
4.84/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CMC73
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vylo
4.81/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 3,238 ratings
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