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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: 1165   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MercyDevice (365) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Very rich and flavorful. Tastes like a great dark chocolate bar. Pours a dark brown with a medium light brown head.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
w0jciech (2) - - MAR 8, 2014 does not count
Great stuff. Milk chocolate in the aroma and taste, a bit of caramel and smoked plums in chocolate. Big brownish head with dark brown body. Smooth, medium feel on the palate.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4750) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 7, 2014
500ml bottle of Samuel Smiths Organic Chocolate Stout in a nonic. Pours with a weak head over a very dark brown body. The aroma of chocolate clomes out loud and clear. Rather like hot chocolate without the extra dairy, and some chocolate nibs. Flavor: sweet, perhaps just a touch above optimum. Some dark roast in the aftertaste but largely masked by the chocolate before then. Feel: Medium body and near medium carbonation; Creamy smooth yet with an undesired sharpness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vignale (3639) - Malm, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2014
Flaska frn SB. Mrkt brun och hgt ljusbeige skum. Stor st lite kvalmig men ganska trevlig kakaodoft. Ltt kropp, mjlksockerst och med mycket st kakao och lite brunt socker. Sweet stout r inte min favoritlstil och det hr let r fr ltt fr att bra all stma och kakao. I grund nog en trevlig stout men den frsvinner i kakaostman. I a f fall n Strtbeckers variant.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7844) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 5, 2014
500ml bottle? All to myself, bought at World Market or Trader Joes (I dont remember offhand). Poured a creamy dark brown color with a large brown head. Aroma was pretty much all chocolate upfront, with some roasted and toasty malt notes. Probably a bit like a lightly malted chocolate milkshake if you had to pinpoint anything in particular. Flavor was milk chocolate candy, some roasted malt. Creamy, easy to drink. Not quite as good as I remember Youngs to be, but pretty close.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marulla (93) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Very, very strong aroma of milk chocolate. Beutiful stuff. Smooth, low carbonation, begging to be drank. Nice feel on the palate, but very short unfortunately.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EyeAmBaldman (461) - Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Pours dark mahogany with a slight tan head. Aroma is slightly metallic. Taste is sweet with bitterness in the middle and a nice smooth finish. Sweet chocolates with some malted notes. Pretty darn good sweet stout.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nathan30533 (1020) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Great beer. This is such a unique stout that it should be shared with friends. My favorite part about it is the carbonation. You can see it and for such a smooth brew with carbonation... amazing. Wonderful chocolate all around. smell, taste, ect. Old brew, great brew!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bubbleflubber (2207) - Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Pours an opaque mahogany into the glass, with a thin tan ring that leaves little suds or head. The nose is of beautifully crafted chocolates, cocoa and silky, dark bitter chocolate. Flavors are sweet, with chocolates and caramel abounding. Such a gorgeously sweet flavor that combines with all of the aromatics gorgeously. The finish is of a fine, silky bitter baker's chocolate. The mouthfeel is full and velvety on the palate, with a medium-full body and a silk-laden mouthfeel that goes down the pallet wonderfully smooth. So complex and substantive, this may be the absolute best chocolate stout I have ever had. And that goes a long, long way with me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2741) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle bier huis Ossett. Red black colour tan head. Aroma is good milky chocolate as is the taste good sweetness slight bitterness medium body nice mouth feel prickly carbonation. V good sweet stout.


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