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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Brown Ale
Tadcaster, England

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed at Samuel Smith’s small, traditional British brewery with well water (the original well sunk in 1758 is still in use), best barley malt, roasted barley, yeast and aromatic hops. Nut Brown Ale is relatively dry with a rich amber-brown colour and nutty flavour derived exclusively from small amounts of dark malt. Brown ales are a specialty of northern England. Fermented in ’stone Yorkshire squares’.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (807) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2016

Aroma:
Malts, caramel, bread, nuts, roasted malts and hops.

Appearance:
Clear/hazy ruby/brown beer with a small off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts and caramel; ends slightly bitter and dry with bread, nuts, roasted malts and hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rami_pl (1656) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 3, 2016
butelka, na szybko: niczym specjalnym nie zainteresowalo - glownie karmelowo-chlebowe, gdzies w tle faktycznie orzechy, praktycznie bez goryczki. wodniste kapke, ale lekka lepkosc ratuje w tym temacie. niezobowiazujace

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (1924) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle 50cl. Poured into a shaker. Clear deep amber brown, tall thick frothy tan head, mostly diminishing, good lacing; aroma roasted malts, cbitterness towards the end, aramel, dried dark fruits, molasses, nutty notes; taste light heavy sweet and light bitter, malty, butterscotch, nutty notes, with average to long duration, sweetbitter finish with gradually more bitterness developing; very nice traditional ale.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
colui72 (617) - HONG KONG - FEB 27, 2016
Dark brown with a large white head. Aroma of roasted malts and caramel. Taste adds, molasses and some booze in the end, very nutty. Well balanced, creamy and pleasant. Very nice ale.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ferrinche (72) - Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN - FEB 19, 2016
Espectacular, una cerveza compleja, muy equilibrada, con muchísimos matices, la verdad un gran descubrimiento, 100 por 100 recomendable, de lo mejorcito que he probado últimamente.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielyabu (1516) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - FEB 18, 2016
Large creamy offwhite head. Excellent lacing. Mostly diminishing. Clear thick dark orange-brown body. Aroma: moderate toasted malt, light coffee, milk chocolate. Initial flavor: moderate sweet (malt and chocolate). Final flavor: Moderate sweet light bitter; long duration. Palate: light medium body, lively carbonation, oily texture, metallic finish. Tasty, even 2 months after expiry date. Malty character, fits right into the style. 100s

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3923) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle from Bains Wines, Netherton. Brown beer with large head. Aroma is nutty and malts. Taste is malts, some caramel, nutty and a little hop bitterness. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oldschool_Mike (309) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy brown colour with tan head. Aroma is nutty with some stone fruit. Taste is a little nutty with some chocolate notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
M_Sack (605) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Murky, dirty brown with a cream head and medium level of lacing. Aromas of nuts, caramel and sugar. Nutty, caramel favours with underlying sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (1495) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 6, 2016
From a bottle. Pours brown (surprise) with a Vegemite and hazelnut aroma, minimal head, sweet caramel flavours with a yeastie finish.


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