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Smoked Porter - Chipotle - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,170 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,170
Reviews: 310
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.02%
Wants: 33
Gots: 118 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Westsidethreat on 05-07-2007)
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Photo of MichiganderHB
3/5  rDev -20.6%

MichiganderHB, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of hail_seitan
4.33/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served from bottle in tulip glass

A - A dark brown - almost black - body with a cafe-colored head.

S - Spicy coffee, smoke, and dark chocolate. This beer definitely has a kick to it!

T - First, chocolate, coffee, and even a hint of toffee. Then comes a sizable wave of spice. The finish is of smoke and a lingering chipotle spice that envelopes the mouth.

M - Pleasantly medium bodied with a lively carbonation.

O - This beer is remarkably well balanced - especially for a pepper-infused brew. The medium body and relatively low ABV make it perfect for a summer sip on the porch. Also, while the chipotles definitely provide some heat, this too is just right. Well done, Stone.

hail_seitan, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of chadski
3/5  rDev -20.6%

chadski, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

BradTheGeek, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

jbriggs7, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Kramerwtmf, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Bill235, Jul 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

GClarkage, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

ascags, Jul 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

byronic, Jul 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

TaylorIPA19, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

PGVG, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

jubie921, Jul 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

jmccraney, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

ddedhed, Jul 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

polloenfuego, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Sark, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

JavaNoire, Jul 06, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -66.9%

T_reynolds, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

durlta, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

AndrewMichael, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

brpendergast85, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of JamieDuncan
3.39/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a bottle on the recommendation of the beer shop guy. I tend to be disappointed by Stone but took the recommendation. Good looking beer with a good smoke smell but seems a little off. Flavor is okay, but certainly not great, similar to smell there was something a bit off. The late bite from the peppers in interesting but not enough to change the fact that this is just an average porter with a twist.

JamieDuncan, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is close to being black in color—when held up to a bright light it appears very dark brown. It poured with a short tan head that died down, leaving some lacing on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of iodine from the smoke are present in the nose.
T: Much like the smell, the taste is dominated by Band-Aid like flavors that resemble iodine. The initial taste isn't that spicy, but the chipotle lends a hot kick to the finish. The spicy aftertaste seems to get stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. The spiciness lends some kick to the taste.
O: I liked the spiciness that the chipotle lended to this beer, but felt like it had too much iodine. I would have enjoyed it better if it had more smoky flavors.

metter98, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of dar482
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a brown color.

The aroma has a huge earthy note, some dirt, roasted malt, and chocolate.

The flavor has brown sugar, melanoidin toasty malt, slightly sweet toast. Then in the middle there is an aggressive fruity and bright spicy pepper. Then some smokiness.

In general, a bit too spicy and light on the roasted malt quality.

dar482, Jul 04, 2014
Smoked Porter - Chipotle from Stone Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 1,170 ratings.