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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Porter
Tadcaster, England

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1945   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 550ml clear glass bottles.
"Very dark, fairly full in body and packed with flavor. Intense, dry tangy character of roasted barley."
Ingredients: Malt, cane sugar, roasted barley, hops, carbon dioxide.


djsun2599's rating

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djsun2599 (12) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2001
One of my favorite porters on the planet. This is one of the tastiest beers out there. My only complaint is the price most places charge. $4 buck a bottle. Still I have to treat my self to one of the classics every now and then. Definetly a must try.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (415) - CROATIA - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle, pours dark brown with a large tan head, has a caramel aroma with hints of nuts and malt, taste is sweet caramel, malt and a hint of chocolate, has a light bitter finish, very good porter

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
60minuteman (717) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Dark charcoal black, minimal tan head. Aroma of roast, hops, coffee, bits of cacao, malt and barley. Flavor is similar. Earthy porter, very good balance. Can get more flavor from other porters but the Taddy brings another element to it. It is sharp, balanced and clean it tastes just like it should.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (898) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle from Lazy Dog. Pours an opaque dark brown with a thin layer of tan head. Taste of chocolate and roasted malts. Aroma same but a bit fainter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
musinj6 (390) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Pours a dark brown with light tan head. Lightly roasted malt aroma. Moderately sweet with a hint of bitter hop. Medium bodied. Medium finish.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Danev76 (478) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2014
Very nice caramel malt aroma. Black colour with slightly full creamy head. Nice dark chocolate malt flavour with slightly bitter coffee finish. Heavy body with low to medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2224) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2014
11/1/2009. From bottle. Black with a tan head. Roasted malt, licorice, dark fruit, chocolate. A bit sweet at first but with a bitter finish. This is an awesome porter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lillmuffin (72) - Haugesund, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle. Black color and beige head. Smell of coffee, caramel, smoke and licorice. Smoked taste. Coffee. Good palate

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arcanor (71) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2014
500ml bottle from The Liquor Cabinet in Michigan. Pour nut brown with a 2cm nice tan head. Aroma of Malt caramel, toffee and dark candy. Taste is medium sweetness, light bitter and malty. Full to medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation and a medium malty finish. This is a great example of a very well done traditional Porter. Cheers

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crlnts (275) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Black body. Tan head, creamy. Roasted malts, chocolate aroma. Some dry fruits. Milky.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4392) - Utah, USA - JUL 24, 2014
12oz brown bottle from the state store
Clear dark brown with a medium sized tan head and some lacing. Aroma roasted malts, molasses and toast. Taste is sweet caramel, dark malts with a dry finish


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