Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: English Strong Ale
Tadcaster, England


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RATINGS: 656   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Bottle conditioned only. Previously 8.0%.
Some of the oak casks at Samuel Smith’s date back more than a century with the individual oak staves being replaced by the Old Brewery coopers over the years. Gradually the casks soak in more & more of the character of the ale fermented in stone Yorkshire squares. Yorkshire Stingo is aged for at least a year, matured in these well-used oak casks in the brewery’s underground cellars deriving fruit, raisin, treacle toffee, Christmas pudding and slight oaky flavours, before being further naturally conditioned in bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (10168) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle at KØ 15. Clear orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, fruit, hops, malt and raisins.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oldschool_Mike (285) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a hazy brown colour with a thin tan head. Aroma is stone fruit and marmalade. Taste is marmalade, a little oakiness and stone fruit. Pretty nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (1157) - Wroc³aw, POLAND - JUL 28, 2015
Brewed in 2012, ABV: 8%, best before: june 2015 amber, slightly hazy, quite big, long-lasting, off-white foam, nice lacing; caramel aroma, some roastiness, prunes, some woody notes; medium sweetness, medium- bitterness; full body, thick feel, average carbonation, long bittersweet finish; Overall: well hidden alcohol, very complex aroma and taste, good looking, without flaws, very good sipper

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (5671) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle: Cloudy brown with a small beige head. Raisin, toffee aroma. Sweet, dark fruit, caramel malt, woody flavour. Alcohol presents a slight warmth, but very mild. Nice and easy drinking for 9%

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martin243 (989) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2015
Live rating of a 500ml bottle from Glug Newcastle, bottle states 8% ABV. Served cellar cool in a Hoegaarden Grand Cru snifter. Cough linctus and treacle toffee aroma rising from bottle and glass Beautiful russet brown body with a proud creamy off white head. Powerfully flavoursome. Christmas cake, treacle toffee, oakiness, and an astringent hint of balsamic vinegar. Full-bodied, slightly oily, long chewy finish. I’m absolutely loving this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (398) - POLAND - JUL 16, 2015
Bottle. Sensoric. Deep red, little hazy with medium, semi-densed light brown head. Poor lacing and head retention. Nice malty (caramel) and fruity aroma - dark and red fruits. SOme alcohol in the background, soem oak hint of spices.taste is semi-sweet (candy like), with some alcohol noticable. Medium body, thick texture, average carbonation. In general very drinkable, semi-sweet beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1538) - USA - JUL 14, 2015
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought from Bierhuis in Ossett. Strong dark ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (1573) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle Aroma-honey, fruits Appearance-amber, hazy, beige foam Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Pałate-full body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter finish Overall-very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MonsterMagnet (952) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2015
Old 8% bottle, bb june 2015. Pours amber/ruby with an off white head. Aroma: caramel, nuts, spices, dried apple. Taste: chocolate fudge, plums, raisins, chipolata pudding, walnut, vanilla, oak, spices. Medium sweet, light bitterness, full body, creamy to sticky texture, soft carbonation, lingering nutty and dark fruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (9946) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle. Candied sugar, toffee malt, and straw aroma. Cloudy brown-amber with large light tan head. Sweet rock candy, toffee malt, and moderately bitter herbal flavor. Light alcohol finish. Nice.

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