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Smoked Porter - Chipotle - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,202 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,202
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 34
Gots: 121 | 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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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
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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
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

DougT, Jul 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

avisong, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

daron7, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

smithj4, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

NJBeer265, Jul 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

HiWire, Jul 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

atrocity, Jul 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Brewski, Jul 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

gspeer711, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of smcolw
3.89/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Beige, two-finger head. Some spots for lace. Deep, dark brown liquor with only a bit of (bright sun) light passes on the extreme edge.

I smell powdered cocoa and semi-sweet chocolate. No chipotle that I can tell.

Starts as a typical porter with a rich body and a darker chocolate flavor. The swallow brings out the heat from the chipotles. It's surprising at first, but then it settles nicely to a truly spicy aftertaste. Lasts a long time. This flavor dominates from the swallow onward. There may be hops but I cannot detect them.

Overall, this is interesting, well made and a bit of a novelty.

smcolw, Jun 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Rothobinide, Jun 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

jmdrpi, Jun 29, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -53.7%

AdmiralOzone, Jun 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

woodchipper, Jun 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +32.3%

KnucklestheEchidna, Jun 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

ThirdWorldChrist, Jun 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

sammyg832, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

frosted33, Jun 27, 2014
Smoked Porter - Chipotle from Stone Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,202 ratings.