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

Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate StoutSamuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout
BA SCORE
4.23/5
3,204 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:
#866
Reviews:
612
Ratings:
3,204
pDev:
12.06%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
249
Gots:
1,028
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,204 |  Reviews: 612
Photo of mytu420
3.89/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of manfromanotherplace
4.12/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DarthVorador
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Milbergesq
4.47/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

OMG, this beer is so amazing! If you want a chocolate tasting stout, this is definitely what you're looking for. It seriously tastes like Nesquik, in a good way. I am loving this beer and going to buy it again as soon as possible.

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Photo of caryr
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chris-1911
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bf7
3.41/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PaulsBrew
4.44/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of krossoverking
4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Very creamy and very easy to drink. Reminds me less of chocolate milk and more of ovaltine or a cold glass of hot cocoa. When I was younger I was only interested in a chocolate milk beer, if I ever decided to drink; this doesn't quite fit that bill, but I think even my younger self would really enjoy this one.

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Photo of laurapompeo
2.75/5  rDev -35%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I know a lot of people liked this beer and I love the chocolate and coffee stouts but this one just didn't taste like a bold flavorful stout. It tasted like melted carbonated candy.

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Photo of Taologic
3.84/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of daave1
4.9/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bohdanmaks
4.07/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabre311
4.93/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is the best stout I have ever had it's very profound chocolate and honestly a very mild alcohol taste. It's smell as amazing as it tastes/

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Photo of mrcraft
4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Myotus
4.67/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 550ml bottle into a Spiegelau stout glass. Pours with three (!!!) fingers worth of khaki foam that dissipates to a fingers worth of foam within three minutes (best dissipation rate that I have ever seen). Black in color with an orange tint (I love this combination). Has extremely strong aromas of milk chocolate (yummy!) that combine elgantly with strong vanilla aromas, mild coffee aromas, and a hint of alcohol. Initial taste is of strong milk chocolate flavors that mix with mild vanilla flavors. Subtle coffee and alcohol flavors enter shortly after the initial taste as both initial flavors persist. Light bodied, extremely creamy so much that the flavor sticks in your throat, with subtle carbonation. Move over Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, I have a new favorite milk/sweet stout.

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Photo of jws7968
4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours black
Smells of chocolate
Taste is the same, but there is something additional a can't put my finger on.
Beer has a great feel to it and was an exceptional choice today.
Makes me want to try more Samuel Smith products.

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Photo of -Rick
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brandonwnw
4.02/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hayden34
3.91/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WallstreetB
4.52/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scottyboy1980
4.21/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 3,204 ratings
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