Full Review
Samuel Smith’s Old Brewery

Samuel Smith’s Old Brewery
Yorkshire Stingo

Category: Strong Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: England
Alcohol: 9%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Samuel Smith’s Old Brewery
Yorkshire Stingo

Category: Strong Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: England
Alcohol: 9%
Dark copper color with a fine mousse. Aromas of baked spiced apples and banana, bees wax, and hint of polish with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy creme brulee, stewed white raisin, molasses, and peppery arugula finish. A pleasant fireside sipper or food beer.
Tasting Info
Beer Glass Style: Rich & Heavy, Smooth & Mild, Malty & Hoppy
Aroma Aroma: baked spiced apples and banana, bees wax, and hint of polish
Taste Flavor: tangy creme brulee, stewed white raisin, molasses, and peppery arugula
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium/High
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Meat Loaf, Fish & Chips, Cotswold
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pleasant fireside sipper or food beer.
The Producer or Importer

Merchant du Vin

The Producer or  Importer
119 1st Ave SO, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98104
USA
1 253-656-0321
Strong Ale
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Serve in a Snifter
Strong ales are amber to dark brown in color and range in alcohol from 7-11.5%. These beers have a sweet malty palate and a notable degree of fruitiness. They may also feature medium-to-high hop bitterness tempering the overall sweet malt character. Beers in this category may commonly be referred to as old ales, stock ales or winter warmers, but this category may also expand beyond these styles. Strong ales are higher-alcohol versions of pale ales, but are not as robust or alcoholic as barley wines. These beers lend themselves to being cellared, and in some cases can develop complex sherry-like notes over time. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Stone Arrogant Bastard Ale, Rogue Double Dead Guy Ale and Samuel Smiths Yorkshire Stingo.
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