Samuel Smiths Organic / Old Brewery Pale Ale

Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Tadcaster, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 1288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle: Filtered
Name changed from Old Brewery Pale Ale to Organic Pale Ale in 2011.
Ingredients: Water, malted barley, yeast, hops.
Brewed with well water (the original well at the Old Brewery, sunk in 1758, is still in use, with the hard well water being drawn from 85 feet underground); best barley malt, yeast and aromatic hops; fermented in ‘stone Yorkshire squares’ to create a full, rounded flavour and after-taste.
Best served at about 51°F (11°C).

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Grumbo (3978) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2017
Bottle at the Rising Sun, Smithfields, London. Pours slightly hazy dark amber with a good sized off-white head. Intense fruity, hoppy, malt aroma, with blackberry, bread, citrus, yeast and toffee. Medium plus sweetness, moderate bitterness. Medium body, slight oily texture, average carbonation. Sweet caramel fruity finish. Surprisingly good.

Piepenhenrich (1230) - Steinbach, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2017
From bottle. Transfer of an earlier rating without text recorded, rating only.

Bill Becker (1806) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - SEP 4, 2017
Well, that was a surprise. Chilled and it gushed. Clearish copper colour, 2 fingers of foam with lacing. Serious English malt nose going on. Earthy, kinda sweet and nutty. Citrus hops bring a light fruitiness. The taste is sweet(caramel), nutty, earthy, balanced by a mild citrus hop kick. Simple effective mouthfeel..not a full body but not that far off. Very very drinkable.

dsimmons66 (29) - - SEP 2, 2017
Very nice, fresh............................................. via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Scopey (15725) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2017
Bottle at Glasshouse Stores, Soho. It pours clear deep amber - copper with a substantial white head. The aroma is rich, earthy, wood, ripening orange, marmalade, earth, wood and leather. The taste is dry, bitter, wood, leather, toasted nut, tangy orange marmalade, slightly metallic, bit of spice and gingerbread with a drying finish. Medium body and lively, effervescent carbonation. This actually had plenty going on. Found it rather enjoyable really.

HopsWarden20 (68) - Beijing CN / Vevey CH, SWITZERLAND - AUG 1, 2017
330 ml bottle @ Beijing 深金 琥珀色酒身 颗粒状泡沫持&# 嗅觉 烤面包 淡淡焦糖 入口 淡淡烤面包 麦芽味道 回味微微微酸 尾端微微苦 持续时间短 酒体轻盈 沙口感感觉过&# 可能由于酒温&# 4-5°c 非常适合日常&# ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

gripweed57 (2868) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2017
From old tasting notes. Clear amber orange color with a creamy beige head. Majestic toasted malt aroma. Toasted malt flavor with a splendid balance hops and malt. Very light carbonation let’s all the flavor come through. Very tasty.

Davros IX (494) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2017
Bottle at the Rising Sun in Smithfield. A nice dark colour in the glass and a good head. The beer was way too cold and I didn’t get many flavours from it initially, but there was a pleasant mouth feel. As the beer warmed the bitter hops started to appear in the flavour alongside a very nice texture of malt. It’s a strong one at 5% and more "hairy chested" than your typical pale ale, but still a pleasant beer.

Thomas_W1 (962) - Rastatt, GERMANY - JUN 27, 2017
Flasche 0,355l: Dunkler Bernstein, Kupfer, klar, kräftiger stabiler feinporiger Schaum; frische + sehr fruchtige Nase, sehr würzig, dunkle/eingelegte Früchte, Malz, Malzzucker, Karamell, leichte Röstaromen, angenehme Hopfennoten; frischer + fruchtiger Körper, dunkle Früchte, Hopfennoten, Malz, Getreide, angenehme Säure, cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, kräftige Röstaromen, Kaffee, kräftige trockene Bitterkeit; angenehmer trockener Nachgang mit Röstaromen

neur0 (1429) - Hannover, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2017
(Flasche) Es hat eine kupferne Farbe, ist klar filtriert mit einer fast weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist karamellig, würzig und leicht oxidiert. Der Geschmack ist schlank, leicht karamellig, bitter und metallisch im Nachgeschmack.

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