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Samuel Smiths Extra Stout

Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Dry Stout
Tadcaster, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Nitro keg.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (5726) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2015
Appearance: Black as the deepest dungeon. A nice big beige head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Coffee, chocolate and roasted dark malt.
Palate: Medium body. Tad sweet with an ok bitterness. Pleasant soft carbonation.
Taste: Lots of coffee, roasted malt and chocolate.
Overall impression: Solid stuff. Very pleasant and balanced.
Personal stats: On tap at Olde Cheshire Cheese (Sam Smithís) (Fleet Street) in London, England

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjsint (1462) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2015
Keg tap at the Maypole, Cambridge. Extremely black with a perfect tight cream-coloured head. Slight liquorice aroma with hints of coffee bean. I can taste the spicy liquorice, but only just. Balanced bitter aftertaste. Medium body. Iím sure this is good but itís hard to get too much of a sense of it. All the personality seems to have been lost in the temperature (too cold) and the forced carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1840) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Keg at Congress, Longton. Pours black brown with creamy tan head. Roast, coffee, hint of choc, cream. Very good keg stout.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
shazormerod (1) - garstang, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015 does not count
Thick creamy dark mild gets the palate going. In nice good condition at Ye olde boot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewTom (471) - - MAY 16, 2015
Thick creamy head, black as night body. Roasty coffee taste. Good body & palate. Rated by BrewTom

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Towey1989 (723) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Keg at Sinclairís Oyster Bar, Manchester. A deep brown to black colour with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, some coffee and smoke. Taste of roasted malt, milk chocolate, coffee, some dried fruit and dry nuttiness. Light bodied and smooth texture. A dry, roasted finish. Very similar to Guinness but has its brewed in England, and Manchester in particular, you get the proper homegrown taste like Guinness tastes in Ireland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (6615) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Keg at the Tivoli, Morecambe. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aromas of chocolate, light nuts. Taste is more of the same. Creamy finish. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (9382) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Keg at Glasshouse Stores, Soho. It pours jet black with a thick, dense light tan head. The nose is toasty, earthy roast, coffee grounds, mild smoke and cocoa. The taste is bitter, roast, peppery, charred wood, ash, mild acidity and a touch of cocoa with a dry, roasty finish. Medium body, fine carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Very solid dry stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12870) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2015
Keg at the Anchor Tap, Tower Bridgeo, 03/01/15. Light black with a decent tan covering. Nose is roast malts, toffee, sprinkle of cofee, light charr, cocoa rub. Taste comprises light smoke, chocolate biscuit, brown sugar, toffee. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, smei drying close with roasted notes. Decent keg stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (5824) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Keg at the pub. Clear black dark caramel coloured pout with a lasting mid tan head. Aroma is mineral, berry, soft choc, oyster. Flavour is composed of milky, choc, powdery, milky, little lacto tart. Palate is milky, moderate carbonation. Pretty tasty.

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