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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle: Filtered
Ingredients: Water; Organic malted barley; Organic cane sugar; Yeast; Organic hops; Organic cocoa extract; Carbon dioxide
Brewed with well water (the original well, sunk in 1758, is still in use with the hard well water being drawn from 85 feet underground), the gently roasted organic cocoa extract impart a delicious, smooth and creamy character, with inviting deep flavours and a delightful finish - this is a marriage of satisfying stout and luxurious chocolate.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cthomas2390 (224) - Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Pours black with good head. S’mores on the nose -- honeyed biscuit, marshmallow, and chocolate. Sweet, roasty and creamy on the palate -- like a sugared mocha/frapuccino. Finishes fairly dry but with a bit of an artificial caramel finish. Full body and low carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21505) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at Ølfestival 2014. Clear red-brown coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, chocolate cake and vanilla. Light roasted flavour of caramel and chocolate cake. Sweet finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fiveacestx (634) - Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle - pours dark with a creamy tan head. WOW! I love the chocolate aroma of this beer! Very smooth and creamy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29846) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2014
Bottled. A brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and chocolate, leading to a dry finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
vanelst (153) - AUSTRIA - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle. Aroma of sweet chocolate, vanilla, cacao. Taste is very sweet and chocolate-ish.,medium bitter end. The problem with this one is that the chocolate doesn´t really taste like it should, almost artificial. Second problem is that there is, apart from the heavy sweetness, nothing going on at all, which makes this a completely boring sweet stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tinylightsrecs (245) - - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle received as a gift. Pours black with thick light brown head. Strong chocolate flavours, lot of sweetness. A surprisingly easy drinker for a stout

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (656) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2014
16 oz. bottle share thanks to Kacey. Appearance: finger white khaki head, chocolate brown color, clear, good lacing. Aroma: chocolate roast, coffee, caramel. Palate: full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Taste: sweet throughout, great balance and not overwhelming sweet. Overall, very good beer, first Samuel Smith’s and definitely not last.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TizzleJizzle (626) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2014
12 oz bottle. Poured a black with a khaki head. Taste of cocoa, milk chocolate, mild roasted malt, and vanilla. Low-medium carbonation, medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
slimspady (198) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 27, 2014
Dark brown. Fat head, stays for the whole glass. Lots of chocolate, malts. Fairly light on the palate. Great.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
RasmusOtt (1255) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2014
Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of sweet milk chocolate, cocoa, vanilla, cane sugar and sweet toasted malts. Taste has the same qualities and is rather sweet. Body is rather thin. Overall not a great stout.


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