Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Porter
Tadcaster, England


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RATINGS: 2018   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zoucrew102 (665) - - JAN 26, 2013
Malty, sweet aroma. Pours dark brown with a rich creamy head. Tastes very sweet and sugary with rich smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lebermilz (18) - GERMANY - JAN 29, 2015
Pitch black. Very malty, some aromatic wood, In the mouth roasted malt, present, but well integrated bitterness, lightly carbonated. Great beer! This must pair well with food.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rehkopff (19) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2015
Rigtig fin porter. Sort, velsmagende, ristet chokolade/kaffe toner og passende humlet. Med kun 5% alkohol bliver denne en favorit! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
exeter (399) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Pours pitch black with a 1 finger head and a little lace. Taste of coffee, light chocolate, roasted malt and caramel. It’s a very smooth porter and only 5%. Great for having a few.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenOver (126) - SLOVENIA - JAN 20, 2015
Pours with evolving pronounced head. Black, with a foamy head. Smell is of yeast and slightly hoppy. Taste is plumbs first, hops later. Aftertaste is slightly sour. A very well balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sturmthis (642) - Ohio, USA - JAN 17, 2015
12oz bottle. Black with beige one finger head. Roasted, coffee aroma. Roasted malt and slight coffee taste. Very smooth beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
WABeerFiend (271) - - JAN 16, 2015
Poured from a pint bottle into a tumbler on 03.01.14. A: Opaque dark black. Tan head. S: Caramel. Roasty too. It smells like a dessert. T: Follows the nose but with milk chocolate too. M: Creamy smooth. O: This one is a touch less smooth than Samuel Smith’s excellent Oatmeal Stout. It’s still very smooth, though. It’s not overly roasty like some porters and stouts. The sweetness doesn’t get out of hand, either. This is an incredibly well balanced porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
YorkshireG73 (42) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Proper pint bottle poured into a proper pint glass. Forget the 500ml crowd, this is Yorkshire beer. Roasty, smotth, hoppy edge with slight lactic tang. Faint medicinal note (peaty?) with oakishness.Distinct porter ’crackle’. I’ve called it this because I don’t know what else to call it but usually defines porter-ness for me. So much better than Fuller’s London Porter. Veganist friendly too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AbouAli (151) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 10, 2015
nez fruits noirs/frutis secs, légère touche de malt torréfié, chocolat et miel de forêt, couleur noir, mousse fine et beige claire, en bouche : pas trop lourd, relativement sec, amertume légère, bien dans le style et plutôt fruité-liquoreux

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TET (1811) - FINLAND - JAN 10, 2015
A colablack beer with a medium and beige head. The nose is roasted, coffee, sourness of milk, quite strong sweetness of malts. Taste has sweet malts, nice roastiness, some coffee, the end is dryer with some dark chocolate. Medium+ bodied, smooth carbonation. Rich of malts, quite sweet porter, this is good beer with great balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Monchito_IPA (162) - SPAIN - JAN 9, 2015
Espuma oscura que no dura tanto como me gustaría. Cuerpo medio. Aroma maltoso, chocolate. En el sabor hay regaliz, chocolate y un poco de torrefacto. Al final, ligera acidez y amargor moderado. Muy rica.

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