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Samuel Smith’s Nut Brown Ale (5%)

Nut brown ale is, well, how do I put it? Nutty and brown in colour. Think conkers and hazelnut shells. Nutty and brown. It tastes a bit nutty too. Pouring with a lovely think head, the initial flavours are hazelnuts, … Continue reading

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Samuel Smith’s Organic Pale Ale (5%)

This beer smells lovely. It fills your nose with apples and berries, biscuits and bread dough. The deep copper colour is pretty good too. As for the way it tastes? Well, the malting is shortcake biscuit with lashings of salted … Continue reading

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Samuel Smith’s India Ale (5%)

This is such a good IPA, easily on a par with Bengal Lancer, and doing all the thing I want a good IPA to do, including hoodwinking me into joining the Merchant Navy. In the glass the beer glows a … Continue reading

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Samuel Smith’s Old Brewery Pale Ale (5%)

I said a little while ago that I was going to write a whole piece about this brewery, and I still intend to but other things get in the way. In the meantime here’s their Pale Ale, which doesn’t pour … Continue reading

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Samuel Smith’s Imperial Stout (7%)

I have a definite soft spot for Samuel Smith. It’s something to do with the way they package their products, the myths surrounding the brewery, and there are a lot of stories to do with Smith’s – Black unliveried delivery … Continue reading

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