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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Brown Ale
Tadcaster, England

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed at Samuel Smiths small, traditional British brewery with well water (the original well sunk in 1758 is still in use), best barley malt, roasted barley, yeast and aromatic hops. Nut Brown Ale is relatively dry with a rich amber-brown colour and nutty flavour derived exclusively from small amounts of dark malt. Brown ales are a specialty of northern England. Fermented in stone Yorkshire squares.

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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beertholomeus (1750) - California, USA - MAR 6, 2013
UPDATED: APR 7, 2016 Pours rich copper color into a dimpled mug with a light tan 1" head, decent retention. Caramel and malty smell with some nuttiness. Caramel and malts are tasted first with a nutty dry finish. Medium body with a slight bitterness. Lively amount of carbonation. Overall, great brown ale that i will continue to buy.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (5441) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 2, 2016
12 oz single bottle from Mollys Spirits. Nutty, rich, malty, smooth and creamy. Notes of caramel, light chocolate malt, light earthy yeast and hints of roasted grain. Solid brown overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weark (676) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - NOV 29, 2016
Bouteille achete chez Drink Of The World - De couleur brune presque ruby avec une mousse beige qui redescend assez vite - Au nez des armes de noix, de noisette, de fruit rouge, lgre torrfaction, une point de chocolat,caramel, biscuit, sur la fin, superbe - En bouche on retrouve ce ct noisette, noix, un pointe de caf fait son apparition, cacao, chocolat, biscuits mais plus de fruits rouge - Corp lger/moyen, amertume lgre/moyenne, carbonation ptillante, sche , final malt et noisette - Une bire de coeur une de mes premire bire special lpoque et je la trouve toujour aussi complexe et bien ralise un dfaut trop de carbonation pour le style et la provenance

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
damzz (476) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 19, 2016
Pours a translucent deep brown red with a beige head that leaves lacing. Nose is slight roasted malt. Taste is dark chocolate with toffee hints. Body is medium light. 12 oz bottle SC291P on the neck

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
seehaferb23 (226) - - NOV 8, 2016
Tasted by Cannery Row Beer Club. We found this one slightly above average for the genre. Cheers! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Antzrhere (99) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2016
500ml bottle, Bispham hotel, Blackpool. Pours chestnut brown. Taste is of chocolate, caramel, weak malt. I found this to be too fizzy, thin and neutral, and whilst drinkable, i was left feeling abit uninspired. Maybe it was an old bottle, and if it had been on tap i would have had a second.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleigator (831) - GERMANY - OCT 17, 2016
Pours a glowing brown color with an eggshell colored, smooth head. Tastes of bready, earthy malts with a nice, subtle sweetness to it, revealing a toasty quality and bakers chocolate. Has a smooth medium carbonation with a soft, refreshing finish, showcasing a light, pleasantly malt defined beer. Tastes of bread, church candles and slightly chocolaty malts, which receive a good earth coating. Very rustic, yet smooth and a litte creamy on the tongue, this also features a nice toasty quality. Finishes clean and soft with a short, sweet malt peak among a watery quality. Pretty light, but well composed with a nice, bready malt profile.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thomas_W1 (591) - Rastatt, GERMANY - OCT 10, 2016
Flasche 0,355l: Mahagoni, klar, mittlerer feinporiger beiger Schaum; sehr se Nase, Malzzucker, dunkle Fruchtigkeit, Backpflaumen, schwarze Johannesbeermarmelade, gerstetes Getreide, dunkle Schokolade; wrziger Krper, krftige Rstaromen, Getreide, Rstmalz, angenehme Bitterkeit, cremig, deutliche Kohlensure, trockener werdend, leichte Sure, ungerstete Kaffeebohnen; angenehmer langer trockener Nachgang

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (983) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 27, 2016
Poured from bottle...nice creamy brown pour with huge head...light lacing...nose is all roasted chestnuts some hops and malt....flavor better than the smell would suggest.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caribou43 (714) - Lausanne and Lima, SWITZERLAND - SEP 24, 2016
I bought this bottle at drink of the world in Zrich. I drank it tonight. This beer is not bad, average. The taste is close to a German Bock. The body is brown and the foam is thin, average carbonation. The taste is a little smocked, dry malt, plum and discreet note of nuts at the final, a bit watery, some hop.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blueshawk (451) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2016
- rot-braune Farbe mit leichter, schnell zerfallender Schaumbildung - leichte Aromen nach Toffee, Nuss und etwas Drrobst - passende Carbonisierung - der Antrunk ist unaufgeregt mild - der Krper bleibt schlank, ohne ins wssrige abzugleiten - alle Aromen verbinden sich zu einem runden, gut trinkbaren Ale - im Abgang kommen die Bitterelemente etwas strker zur Geltung, was dann aber auch erstmals zu einer leichten Wssrigkeit fhrt Fazit: Gut trinkbares Ale, ohne Hhen und Tiefen


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