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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Bitter
Tadcaster, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Sam Smith's only cask ale. Usually served through a "sparkler".
Was 3.8%


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjsint (771) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2013
Mid to dark brown. A bit cloudy. Taste is malty and astringent. Slightly musty. An old-fashioned English bitter. Good, not great.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2013 Had at the brewery tap Angel and White Horse (brewery tap in Tadcaster). From their own-made wooden barrel. The aroma and flavors are essential beer, beer in its prototype, worty and luscious, clean, woody, and sexy. Why and how its ratings so low I do not understand! Update: had it in Durham. The beer is just as fab but not as fresh as the brewery. So do yourself a favor and drink this from the font--it’s truly an amazing experience sitting out there with the horses and all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
OwainTurner (322) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2013
#3 - A chest-nutty, and slightly fruity bitter. It is very refreshing, but lacks any distinctions to set it apart from other bitters.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
salvaticas (437) - - MAY 25, 2013
Nothing special. Dark but little bitterness and no aroma. Nice and mild at least. Went for a jog after this one ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5611) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2013
Draught at Princess Louise Deep golden with a creamy, white head. Very light, slightly sourish aroma from oak and toffee. A bit acidic n the flavour. Grassy hops, but overall disappointingly bland. Light bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
KeefOz (917) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 3, 2013
Tasted 23/4/2013 draught "Princess Louise", High Holburn, London. Poured as a glass full of bubbles that took some time to settle to a medium gold amber colour with a thin white bubble head that didn’t lace. Aroma faintly of sweet malt. Taste of sweet malt but no real bitterness. Light to medium body. Smooth and soft with not much flavour. Easy drinking.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (2235) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 22, 2013
1/2 pint from cask @ The Falcon. Pours clear amber with a low creamy head. Aroma is malts with some fruits. Flavor is malts and fruits with a hoppy finish. Decent bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1707) - WALES - MAR 19, 2013
Dec 2012 - draught in The Crown Holborn. A substandard bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
varanid99 (507) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2013
Copper with thick tight pale brown head. Grain and biscuit, toffee nose. Taste is slightly bitter straight up, caramel, malty, biscuit, good long bitter but mild finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ricardotorero (37) - - MAR 6, 2013
Drunk after visiting Sheff for footy, Good beer at amazingly low price. Had to ask the bat maid if she’d added up wrong as it was so cheap compared to the Manc city centre prices I’m used to


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