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


on tap

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RATINGS: 736   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Sold as Organic Best Ale in the UK, and as Organically Produced Ale in USA.
Ingredients: Water; Organic malted barley; Yeast; Organic hops; Seaweed finings; Carbon dioxide.
A delicately flavoured golden ale in which subtle fruity esters from the Samuel Smith yeast strain interact with a background of maltiness and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle pours amber copper orange clear with well retained small head and good lace. Aromas of fruity mineral esters over a light grainy toffee hint. Med light body, semi chewy, medium carbonation finishes light toffee, lightly dry and sulphate rounds out the light floral hop character and med bitterness

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Bose is sweet corn, light butter, light citrus. Sweet malts. This one is quite boring and lackluster.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andriesradu (682) - ROMANIA - JUN 14, 2013
33cl bottle. Pours nice orange color with a fast diminishing head. Aroma is malty, hoppy,fruity. Aroma is sweet at the begining and ends in good bitterness, fruity. Nice one

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
matthewjk (1073) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Simple and enjoyable enough. Itís a little zesty and bitter. Nothing too exciting, but it is serviceable on a summer evening. *550ml bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (2229) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle. This is a brilliant bitter. Organic or not this a good malt forward bitter with good clean lines.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lagerboy (1956) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 30, 2013
Clear orange yellow, small foamy white head fades. Floral malty sweet aroma. Lightly bitter, semi sweet malt taste, floral and herbal with a hint of fruity yeast. Light carbonation, light-medium bodied, lightly hopped. Mildly bitter finish. Reminiscent of a bland blonde, but better. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BritAlesRule (215) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 14, 2013
A different animal from Samuel Smith. All of the great roundness in the profile, but thereís some unexpected notes of banana and clove like a weizen so this is a big surprise but the beer fits the Sam Smith profile despite this and ROCKS! This is my favorite brewery in the world and this is in their top 5. Iím done rating beers Iíve had over a thousand different beers in my life, this is one of the best. I may be done rating íem.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2013
Hazy golden-orange color with a white head. Aroma is full of bread, perfume and grass. Flavor is a bit more complex. I get some citrus and grass notes from the hops, as well as some earth, yeast, bread and toffee. Low bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BoltonDK (572) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2013
Bottle at home. Small nose, leather, earth. Dark amber clear color fine white head. Malty taste, notes of hay and small bitterness. :) Bolton Brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcnealc31 (255) - Elida, Ohio, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Very clear for an ale. Aroma is mostly toasted malt and butterscotch candy. The butterscotch flavor carries through, blending with grassy hops. Very smooth. There is a hint of lemon in the finish. And that classic English hard water, as well. Overall, I thought this was fine. Definitely not bad, but I donít think Iíll be getting a craving for it again. Just didnít have enough flavor for me.

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