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Smoked Porter - Vanilla Bean - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked Porter - Vanilla BeanSmoked Porter - Vanilla Bean

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,125 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,125
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.89%
Wants: 94
Gots: 255 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MiScusi on 08-31-2007

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 2,125 | Reviews: 507 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of rogacks
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZachT
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DCHritz
4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cubs943
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It was okay but I would not get it again.

Photo of Ultimate
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tim725
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jimpyle48
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rbmjr1
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcp27
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bubbawilly88
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of otoolman221
2.9/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Little too Smokey for my taste.

Photo of GameOfBeers
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikexw
3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of snowmageddon
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DAS30
4.19/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alexander_Brittain
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikus
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This hits all of the notes that are advertised. Tastes like vanilla-infused smoke. Heavy on the vanilla. Not my favorite combo, I find. That said, it does a great job of providing the said components of the recipe. Make sure that you REALLY like these components (could I suggest a sampler) before diving into the whole snifter or bomber. Love Stone, Smoked Porter was not a big hit for me, and this wasn't either. However, you definitely get what you are asking for with this one. Maybe I am just not a big fan of the 'smoked' aspect. If you are, try this. I, for one, will be trying some of their other brews.

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mpolewan
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of westyrun
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrewPubExplorer
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chastise
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The vanilla flavor hits a moment after it's in your mouth, and is gone before you swallow. Pleasant and very drinkable, with a slightly-roasted (but not quite coffee-roasted) aftertaste.

Photo of sd123
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of swierczt
3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Smoked Porter - Vanilla Bean from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,125 ratings.