RateBeer
overall
99
90
style
Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Imperial Stout
Tadcaster, England
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2413   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in clear glass bottles.
Rich, flavorful, deep chocolate color, scented and roasted barley nose. Complexity of malt, hops, alcohol and yeast.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TizzleJizzle (530) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle. Poured a dark brown/black with a beautiful khaki head and tons of lacing. Taste of cocoa malts, roasted malts, fudge, slight coffee, High fizzy carbonation, medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbeatdano (28) - - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle 2013. Pour - black with medium creamy tan head. Aroma - chocolate, figs, caramelized malt, licorice, smoke, Taste - chocolate covered cherry, toasted malt, licorice, espresso beans, lemon rind, citrus hops Palate - oily mouthfeel, very slick. Sweet and sour taste that finishes with swift roasted malt finish. This is one of my new favorite beers. Surprisingly complex, very delicious and chocolaty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdenney18 (102) - Lawton, Iowa, USA - MAR 28, 2014
12 oz bottle. Im not a huge stout guy, but this is a good beer. Its smooth, creamy, and everything you would want in an awesome stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattiasA (617) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2014
Backlog. Bottle at Tröls. Definitely one of the best english-style stouts i’ve had.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fattybladdy (449) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Pitch black pour with a thin layer of head. Black licorice aroma with dark malt. Taste is black licorice, dark fruit, dark chocolate, slightly charred. Tasty brew.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Excalibur123 (62) - Soria, SPAIN - MAR 16, 2014
Color negro intenso, buena cabeza de espuma beige que perdura, en nariz aromas a café, chocolate negro, regaliz y frutos negros, en boca entrada suave y sedosa acariciando el paladar con un tardío y ligero amargor en el retrogusto, en el trago más notas a chocolate negro, cuerpo medio y carbónico ligero, una stout muy interesante y compleja.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mgajdaczewa (303) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Aromat bardzo przyjemny, wielce obiecujący, sporo kakao, ciemnej czekolady i przebijające się przez to nuty wiśni w czekoladzie, spojone wyraźną alkoholową nutą. Smak niestety rozczarowuje. Wyraźna goryczka, lekka paloność, lekka czekoladowość osadzająca się na dłużej na podniebieniu, ziarnistość i melanoidyny tworzące niezbyt przyjemny finisz w stylu bardziej przypominającym bittera aniżeli risa. Do tego alkohol niezbyt dobrze ukryty, spora likierowość. Pijalność przyzwoita, nie męczy, ale nudzi.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arsol (414) - NORWAY - MAR 8, 2014
Svart farge med beige skum. Lukter kakao, kaffe og litt svisker. Smaker salt, og er fyldig med god bitter avslutning. Serverte denne alt for kald og luktene og smakene kom fram mer og mer etter som ølen ble mer temperert.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vighals (763) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2014
Svart med rødskjær og lys brunt skum. Kakaopulver, mørk sjokolade og salt lakris og tørket stenfrukt. Bitter sjokolade og noe smak av tørket frukt. Portvinsmaken kommer etterhbert som temperaturen stiger. Lite kullsyre, kort ettersmak.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tore_pettersen (191) - - MAR 8, 2014
Svart med brunt skumlag. Aroma av kaffe, kakao, svisker og litt alkohol. Smaker salt, kaffe, kakao og svisker. Fyldig og rundt munnfølelse. Lite kullsyre, god, bitter og søtlig ettersmak. Veldig god!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 242


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50