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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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bbbeer (592) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 26, 2014
Dark brown, small beige head. Aroma chocolate and sweet malt. Medium light body. Creamy. Flavor is sweet and quite chocolately, but reasonably balanced with some drier malt character. Not my favorite style but not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheBeerSlayer (8) - vienna, West Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2014 Closer to a milk chocolate than a dark chocolate, not as bitter as a lot of the dark chocolate stouts. This beer is a delicious chocstout, with hints of coffee and a touch of vanilla almond.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Embrouille (2830) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottled 55cl. Hershey’s throughout. Medium bodied. Residual sugars in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (940) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 6, 2014
BOTTLE 55CL. Look: clear red-brown, light beige frothy head. Aroma: strong sweet chocolate with creme brulee, caramel. Taste: sweet creme brulee with light bitter finish.

I did not expect this from Sam Smith.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (535) - SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2014
Dark beer with a very strong chocolate aroma. The initial flavour is quite fruity and then the chocolate kicks in property. There’s a slightly sour tang to the fruit and I was a bit surprised it didn’t have a little more body to it but it’s a nice, fresh-tasting stout.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stoutgap (32) - Indiana, USA - APR 20, 2014
550 ml into shaker glass, large creamy light brown head that quickly diminished, dark brown in color. Big chocolate nose with light malt and hops.Thin and slick with medium body,average carbonation with a lasting bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mrnoluv (178) - long beach, California, USA - APR 18, 2014
You can smell chocolate, but it’s just not as strong as I would like it. To me this beer is like taking your favorite stout and pouring a cup of water to it. Nowhere near Speedway or Founders Breakfast Stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dls13dls (58) - Royse City, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2014
Pours very dark with the thick rich creamy head. Nice lacing. Taste of chocolate and coffee but it is a little light on the stout end. The aroma and Taste area very sweet.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
miscyn57 (3) - Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA - APR 21, 2014 does not count
Most delicious, chocolate and very well balanced. Great malty taste! Fabulous dessert beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wmatyi (10) - Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2014
One of the best chocolate beers I’ve ever had, pours a great head, really smooth, lower % of alcohol makes it very drinkable.


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