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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered
Ingredients: Water; Organic malted barley; Organic cane sugar; Yeast; Organic hops; Organic cocoa extract; Carbon dioxide
Brewed with well water (the original well, sunk in 1758, is still in use with the hard well water being drawn from 85 feet underground), the gently roasted organic cocoa extract impart a delicious, smooth and creamy character, with inviting deep flavours and a delightful finish - this is a marriage of satisfying stout and luxurious chocolate.

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3.8
antonstoop (296) - - JAN 28, 2016
550ml bottle. Pours dark brown with a medium, beige head that laces. Sweet aroma dominated by chocolate with vanilla, roasted malt and a hint of coffee. Sweet flavour of chocolate, roasted malt and vanilla with a dry, mildly bitter coffee finish. Light to medium body with a creamy, smooth, oily texture and soft carbonation. Very tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
Duchammer (186) - Eagle river, Alaska, USA - JAN 25, 2016
Bottle: poured black with an espresso head. Aroma super creamy chocolate with light roast notes. Tastes was milk chocolate with very light roast notes. Creamy smooth palate! Very enjoyable!

4.4
Justin666 (169) - - JAN 25, 2016
A true delight. Strong aroma and taste of.... wait for it.... you guessed right. Nice and smooth chocolate flavour that is harmonious with the palate. Slightly thin body, but what can you expect given it’s 5% abv? Well done, Samuel Smith.

3.8
Westkyoto77 (636) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle. Poured a deep dark brown with a fine off-white head. Aromas of chocolate overpower some coffee and fruit. Touch of booze too. Smooth as a baby’s bottom, but perhaps lacked a bit of oomph in the body. Sweet. Tasty as all get out though, and a nice treat at the end of the day.

2
AnG_BrgNor (791) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 22, 2016
Aroma and taste of chocolate, chocolate milkshake and Baileys (?). This is not what I would call a chocolate stout. For me this taste more like chocolate milkshake with some beer in. This was a big dissappointing, its just dont taste anything but chocolate!!!

3.9
cmacklin (1277) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 20, 2016
550ml bottle. Pours an unclear, dark brown with a medium, long lasting beige head that laces. Sweet aroma dominated by chocolate with vanilla, roasted malt and a hint of coffee. Sweet flavour of chocolate, roasted malt and vanilla with a dry, mildly bitter coffee finish. Light to medium body with a creamy, smooth, oily texture and soft carbonation. Very tasty.

3.8
blueshockey24 (626) - Colorado, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Aroma is sweet chocolate malt and i also get bubblegum out off t. Weird i know. Taste is sweet chocolate. I get hints of coconut as well. Very sweet. I like it.

5
Omar1991 (10) - - JAN 16, 2016
Finally found a chocolate stout as good as shiners 100 Birthday beer chocolate stout. Looks, tastes and smells great. Very smooth with no after taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.1
cbohl (13) - - JAN 9, 2016
This is an overly sweet, slightly tangy beer that I find difficult to classify as a stout. The chocolate stout label is misleading for those more accustomed to strong US stouts with chocolate tones. I can't recommend it as a true beer drinker's stout.

4
Changed (462) - Ithaca, New York, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Pours black. White creamy white head, good lacing. Aroma is sweet chocolate and roasted malt. Flavor is much the same. Dry, becoming sweet and warming. Chocolate milk flavor, developing over the course of tasting. Creamy mouthfeel is perhaps the best part. Highly quaffable at 5%. Excellent chocolate stout.


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