Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: English Strong Ale
Tadcaster, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 674   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Bottle conditioned only. Previously 8.0%.
Some of the oak casks at Samuel Smiths date back more than a century with the individual oak staves being replaced by the Old Brewery coopers over the years. Gradually the casks soak in more & more of the character of the ale fermented in stone Yorkshire squares. Yorkshire Stingo is aged for at least a year, matured in these well-used oak casks in the brewerys underground cellars deriving fruit, raisin, treacle toffee, Christmas pudding and slight oaky flavours, before being further naturally conditioned in bottle.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nisse666 (6651) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2010
Bottle, suited the marinated and grilled turkey fillets, wild rice and some nice sallad really well - 2010-05-30, Gteborg AP: brown/black, rocky head, frothy, brown foam, AR: caramel, nuts, roasty, resin, butterscotch, raisin, vanilla, woody F: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish I been longing for this one for a while Extra plus for the old label and the very informatative back label with illustration!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EHSRanders (2017) - Tjele, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2010
Bottle. Clear amber colour with huge creamy off-white mostly lasting head. Sweet malty aroma. Too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Croff (164) - Ostra Sonnarslov, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2010
Pours a darker amber. Off white head that slowly fades to lace. Aroma of oak, caramel, and malt. Fruity caramel sweet flavor. Bubbly mouth feel. Alcohol is noticeable, but not over done. Light, smooth short lasting dry finish. It is a interesting brew and overall it is pretty good and unique brew. But I dont think I would have another.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaxiDriver (1732) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2010
Bottle. A strong sweet smell, very drinkable, light fruity. The small white creamy head has a short duration. The body is dark red. The taste is quite sour. The body is light to medium strong with a normal carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thagr81_us (175) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Served from bottle into a Euro pint. Poured a nice copper color with a two finger off-white head. No lacing was apparent. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt and a slight oak hint. The flavor of this brew was sweet and had a medium feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a nicely flavored brew that was quite refreshing. This was a very nice offering from Samuel Smith. Too bad it is a limited release...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robforbes (2205) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - MAY 10, 2010
pours an almost cloudy dark amber with a medium size beige head, and good lacing. smell is of whisky, wood, malt, and some caramel. taste is thick, toffee, some spice, malt, and some dark fruits hiding in the back, ends smooth and a tad bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (22574) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2010
Bottle at Birroteca Tana di Luppolo. Clear amber color, edge head. Aroma of oak barrel and port wine. Taste starts malty, slightly sweet, with a whisky finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerlady (556) - lucerne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 7, 2010
reddissh copper colored beer, offwhite head. smells of dried plums, pears, raisins, woody, hoppy. tasts of woodresins, sherry-like, caramel-toffee, coffee, fruits, hops. aftertaste is bittersweet, fruitpunch, toffees.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 4, 2010
Brownish apricot app with minimal white head. Aroma of sugar, resin, oak and raison. Barleywine-like flavor. Caramelized sugar, alcohol, maple, raison and oak. An interesting lemony, citrus additive as well

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rederic (3293) - montral, Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2010
550ml bottle, amber-orangeish color, with a beige head, yeasty, toffee, toasted, biscuity malt nose with a winey, raisiny, plumy fruitiness, and some hints of wet oakiness, with a faint vinous aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a yeasty, raw toasty, biscuity, caramel malt, winey, fruity, sour character with a mild ripe apple, juicy plumy, dark dried raisin flavour, with a hint of vanilla oakiness, leading towards a warming, winey, juicy plumy, raisiny finish.

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