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Samuel Smith
Brewed at All Saints Stamford

Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Tadcaster, England
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Handcrafted at Melbourn Bros’ tiny brewery set in a time warp in Stamford using the old manually operated brewing equipment. finest organically grown barley and wheat are used to create a complex ale which having undergone primary and secondary fermentation with different yeasts and extended maturation, is taken to Samuel Smith’s small, independent British brewery at Tadcaster. There it is blended with pure organic apricot fruit juice and a previously cellared organic brew - creating an unparalleled fruit ale. The smooth distinctive character of the matured ale serves as the perfect counterpoint to the pure organic fruit juice.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9256) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2015
Very Good quality fruit beer, you have to appreciate apricot. gentle, good dessert beer and most drinkable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Enjoyit (3523) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2015
Clear golden of color with a white head. An aroma of appels, citrus and apricot. A flavor sweets, apricot, appels and dry mouthfeel.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Huhzubendah (2807) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Bright orange sunshine body with a thin white collar. Sweet apricot aroma. Sugary, candied fruits, dried apricot. Some nice things going on. This is a suitable beer for one who gravitates toward the sweeter side. Personally, I find this cloying. A few ounces is more than sufficient. A bottle to be shared several ways.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5603) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden yellow, nose is apricot yoghurt, toffee, taste is similar, sweet.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansjelaah (1629) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle @Dutchdrebus and Ansjelaahs Fruity Valentines tasting. Clear golden color with a small white head. Smells sweet, apricot, yogo. Tastes the same and a bit sour, nice!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4515) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle @ Dutchdrebus and Ansjelaahs Fruity Valentines tasting. Clear golden colour with a small to medium sized white head that doesn’t last. Smells yogho yogho, apricot, peachy, sweet, syruppy. Tastes sweet but slightly sour at the same time, natural, apricot, peach, nice. Refreshing. Medium body, soft carbo.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (704) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle - golden with a slight haze and thin ring for a white head. Aroma of fresh apricots (unsurprisingly) and some yoghurt. Taste of apricots, a little marmalade and a little orange in the finish. Medium body, low carbonation. A tasty treat.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (3552) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle from Crafty Pint, I think. Appearance - golden with a nice fluffy head. Nose - dried apricots, not much else. Taste - more of the same. Palate - close to medium bodied with a lovely tangy texture and a long dry tangy finish. Great palate, mostly on the back of the fruit I’d have to say. Overall - it’s nice but really the apricots dominate everything and if you hope to taste anything else, you’ll be disappointed.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gramity (1530) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 17, 2015
The apricot is very there, so is a ton of sweetness, don't care for it. Smells good enough though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blklab2007 (2069) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle poured a golden in color with a thick layer of white head that retained well. Aroma has jammy fruit, fruity sweetness, cream cheese, and some malts. Mouth feel is medium light with good carbonation. Flavor again is led by the fruit, more juice than fresh fruit, some sweetness, and some underlying malt. Just too much juice for me.


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