Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Porter
Tadcaster, England


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Available filtered and pasteurised in 550ml clear glass bottles.
"Very dark, fairly full in body and packed with flavor. Intense, dry tangy character of roasted barley."
Ingredients: Malt, cane sugar, roasted barley, hops, carbon dioxide.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjg74 (3050) - La Mesa, California, USA - DEC 7, 2004
Pours a nice dark color. Aroma is of malts, smells kind of burnt. Coffee aroma as well. Flavor is dominated by roasted malts. Some coffee and chocolate in there as well. Good porter but not as rich as I would have liked.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - DEC 1, 2004
Black with a nice thick head that lasted. Great smokey roasty aroma and flavor. Then medium body and robust flavor made for a great easy drinking beer that got better as it warmed up. A great beer to have around for those cold nights that we DO get down here in the winter months!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - NOV 25, 2004
To me, the best of Samuel Smith. A deep, dark brown body under a big, creamy tan head. The aroma, for some reason, is not as intense as the flavor. It has hints of roasted malt, coffee, some fruit. Good strong body with just the right touch of everything. The flavor is rich and robust. Touches of nuts, coffee, malt, fruit, and a little smoke. Quite good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (8535) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2004
Dark brown with a big head. Something like port-wine in both the aroma and flavor. A bit thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 18, 2004
Deep brown in colour with a tan coloured head. Aroma was of chocolate cake, vanilla and cookie dough malt. Flavour was malty (dark bittersweet chocolate, roasty, nuts), coffee, quite sweet. Ends with a long bittersweet chocolate bitterness. Excellent porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 16, 2004
pours a dark black w/ a thick and creamy tan head... it carried a great creamy pallate w/ a nice bite of carbonation but seemed a touch to dry. the smell was of carmel malts strongly on the carmel w/ hints of coffee with something a tad bitter on it. The flavor was a little complex and hart to pick a part i got a taste of bitter hops and a carmelly sweet overtone w/ something else that stood out but I couldnt place it. overall it was a good beer that Id drink again but not for the vegas price $8.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lachesis (757) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - NOV 16, 2004
Great intens brown color with a reddish shine in it. Nice chessnut aromas with faint hits of vanilla, butter caramel and soft spices. This beer has a smooth taste with a fine nuttyness and a lightly roasted taste. It has a round taste of brown sugar with little cinnamon and some coffee like touches in it. It ends with a bitterness of burned caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
apost8n8 (123) - USA - NOV 15, 2004
Dark almost opague with ruby edges, foamy brown head with excellent lacing. Nutty nose full bodied mouthfeel with a dry but sweet finish. a bit bitter. I was hoping for a thicker more chocolaty porter. Good but not my thing esp. for $10 for four.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PullMeABeer (203) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 10, 2004
Bottle. Pours a dark brick reddish/brown, with a thin tan head. Very mild beer, faint aroma of brown sugar, sour roasted barley, and mild smoke. Really no flavor, some spice, the tangy character really stands out, pretty thin mouth feel. Not the robust porter I thought it was going to be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2004
Nice molasses, chocolate, spicy vanilla aromas from a rich ruby brown beer with minimal, but lasting tan head. Was perhaps a little thin for my taste, but then had a nice lingering bittersweet finish.

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