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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
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4.23/5
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3,219 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:
#876
Reviews:
615
Ratings:
3,219
pDev:
12.06%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
253
Gots:
1,035
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 3,219 |  Reviews: 615
Photo of ghirsh
4.48/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zelig
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of khowe22
4.89/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.2/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WoodBrew
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Wow,,,,very nice. The scent and taste scream milk chocolate. The muthfeel is a bit lacking as it would be nice if it were a bit more creamy. The color is opaque with offwhite head that is lacing. Overall.....very nice.

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

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4.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Bought from dragonfly in shelby, nc
Tadcaster does it again.. is what i thought as i slowly sipped this incredible beer.

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Photo of MrWonka
4.86/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Amazing. If you like chocolate stouts or anything to do with chocolate and beer, please, at least do me the favor, and seek this one out. Absolutely amazing. Smells like you were stuffing your nose in cocoa and tastes just like the smell only better. It's 5% so it won't knock you off your rocker but it'll go down easy and you'll want more. Get it if you see it, don't tthink twice.

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Photo of LukeGude
2.53/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

I was really excited for this one, but it somehow left me questioning if chocolate and beer were meant to be together.

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3.9/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.36/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.78/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.77/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of mstanczak
3.58/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.26/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Poured from a 550ml bottle (18.7oz) into a brandy sniffer. Pours a dark deep chocolate brown with 2 full fingers of tan mocha head. Delicious notes of rich chocolate override aroma of roasted malts and light/weak coffee. Toffee maybe, caramelized sugar. Light and not as thick or creamy in the mouth as you would like. Thin actually. Tastes much like it smells with the overriding taste being chocolate. Milk chocolate. The other flavors are buried underneath. They fight the chocolate but fail. Low abv. Very drinkable. After taste is chocolate with roasted malts and a hint of hops and malts. Very smooth. Delightful.

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Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 3,219 ratings
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