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Smoked Porter - Chipotle - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,086 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,086
Reviews: 306
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 29
Gots: 103 | FT: 5
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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Fcolle2

Illinois

3.79/5  rDev +0.3%

Pours dark brown in color with a light tan head that retains nicely.

Smell has lots of chocolate malt forward. Some light meaty smokiness follows and comes through more as it warms.

Taste follows the nose initially with chocolate malt on the palate first before a moderate meaty smokiness. Heat kicks in and dominates the mid section of the beer with a mild tangy flavor.

Mouthfeel is good modestly thin body and moderate carbonation leave this on the thinner side for porters. Moderate amounts of heat from the peppers give this a nice kick.

06-02-2014 03:24:41 | More by Fcolle2
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Amedlin18

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

06-01-2014 22:45:30 | More by Amedlin18
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utfiero

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -40.5%

Color- Chestnut brown. Full head.

Aroma- very smokey.

Taste- far too smokey with a tiny hint of pepper on the back end. The smoke overwhelms this brew. I'd rename this one in German (since Rauch or smoke beers generally originate from Germany) "Rauchbeir mit ein bischen Chilipfeffer" instead of Stone's label. Surprisingly subpar for Stone, especially considering the standard Smoked Porter is less smokey and better balanced than this variant. I'm a Stone fan and even toured the Stone brewery last time I was in San Diego. So my rating does not reflect a bias against Stone. I'm just disappointed in this specific brew.

Poured from 650 ml bomber into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 5/31/2014.

06-01-2014 18:12:17 | More by utfiero
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-01-2014 05:00:33 | More by Boozecamel
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psuscott1

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-31-2014 21:07:08 | More by psuscott1
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lordofthewiens

Maine

3.88/5  rDev +2.6%

Poured into a snifter, this beer was very dark brown/black in color. There was a medium-sized tan head with some sticky lace.

Not as much aroma as I expected. Espresso, smoke. A bit of spice in my nose.

Taste was an improvement. Charcoal, espresso. A hint of chocolate. The chipotle arrived late and lingered for quite some time.

I though the flavors went well together. I liked how the pepper hung around without being overwhelming.

05-31-2014 18:24:50 | More by lordofthewiens
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Buttermilk

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

05-31-2014 13:54:34 | More by Buttermilk
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jharris0624

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +19%

05-31-2014 04:12:47 | More by jharris0624
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

05-31-2014 01:09:47 | More by Knoxrb12
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-30-2014 23:25:19 | More by twenty5
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RBorsato

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-30-2014 19:32:56 | More by RBorsato
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Ken_P

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-30-2014 00:37:07 | More by Ken_P
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ncelauro

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-30-2014 00:23:23 | More by ncelauro
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.84/5  rDev +1.6%

22oz bottle. Pours a blackish dark brown color with an inch of very light brown head. Some lacing. The aroma is smoke, charred wood, spicy peppers and earth. The taste is the spicy chipotle peppers upfront as well as some charcoal and smoke. Some peat as well. Finishes with the heat of the peppers and nice mellow spicy aftertaste. Hints of dark chocolate as the beer warms. Light mouthfeel with alot of carbonation. Just like the Vanilla Bean one it is a nice variation but the original Stone Smoked Porter is still the best to me. Still this is a good Porter that isn't overly spicy or hot. Overall, worth trying at least once.

05-29-2014 23:51:45 | More by PicoPapa
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Stroma

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-29-2014 23:50:54 | More by Stroma
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j0hnc2468

New York

3.25/5  rDev -14%

05-29-2014 22:49:30 | More by j0hnc2468
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neckbracesub

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-29-2014 22:30:44 | More by neckbracesub
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Dylanjf

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-29-2014 00:46:24 | More by Dylanjf
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robear

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -20.6%

05-28-2014 18:38:36 | More by robear
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dwagner003

California

3.25/5  rDev -14%

05-28-2014 02:53:54 | More by dwagner003
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snansel

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-28-2014 01:24:35 | More by snansel
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

05-27-2014 23:20:48 | More by TwelveOunces
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Deaner1308

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-27-2014 21:57:03 | More by Deaner1308
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14%

05-27-2014 17:27:13 | More by ArtZan
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SavageHopHead

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-27-2014 02:06:00 | More by SavageHopHead
Smoked Porter - Chipotle from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,086 ratings.