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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,515 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,515
Reviews: 1,736
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 100
Gots: 181 | FT: 1
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: kbub6f on 03-18-2002)
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bszern

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-15-2014 22:27:54 | More by bszern
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frontalot

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-11-2014 04:40:43 | More by frontalot
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hemorhoidzz

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

10-12-2013 00:35:22 | More by hemorhoidzz
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DaveU31

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-07-2012 23:09:50 | More by DaveU31
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Immortal6pack

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-04-2014 04:18:52 | More by Immortal6pack
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sammo

Kansas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-23-2012 19:59:56 | More by sammo
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-14-2013 03:51:38 | More by PhillyStyle
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-22-2013 01:18:53 | More by Kunstman
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a dark chocolate brown into my SA perfect pint with about two fingers of rich, mocha colored head that quickly dissipates leaving decent lacing.

Smell - Nice earthy smokiness immediately present in the nose. Followed by roasted malts and dark chocolate/cocoa.

Taste - I believe this is my first "smoked" porter, and I'll be damned if it doesn't taste like you got a piece of ash in your mouth, haha. A definite smoky quality to the beer which is intermixed with roasted malts, just a hint of bitter cocoa, and perhaps it's my imagination but some coffee.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, decent carbonation, creamy, smooth.

Drinkability - Relatively so. I need to let this beer warm up a bit more but as of now the jury is out. It is a good beer, and I do like a good porter. However, something about the style is just holding me back a bit. Still, I can't wait to try to Beer Geek Bacon beer that I have in the refrigerator. Should be interesting to compare the two!

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2010 02:49:05 | More by SpdKilz
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Bung

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-08-2013 18:54:45 | More by Bung
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timmah427

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark mahogany with a thick head that quickly sinks into the beer, leaving a ton of sticky lacing behind. Not much aroma, but a little malty chocolate and just a hint of smokiness. At first I didn't taste any smokiness at all in this one, so I was quite disappointed. Tasted like an average porter; roasted malt and a slight sweet chocolate flavor. However, as it warmed up a little, the smokiness started to emerge a little bit. The smoky flavor was still not as bold as I expected though, but that's not a bad thing. Excellent, full mouthfeel. Overall, not as bold as I expected, but a really well balanced porter, nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2008 00:24:38 | More by timmah427
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nyrblue2

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-08-2013 04:19:09 | More by nyrblue2
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-12-2013 16:47:34 | More by mikeburd1128
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-08-2014 05:35:02 | More by Boozecamel
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Magery

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-16-2011 02:33:01 | More by Magery
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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-05-2012 01:31:59 | More by stampfler07
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theminutemen

Missouri

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-01-2012 19:41:29 | More by theminutemen
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Rave

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-05-2014 00:41:13 | More by Rave
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DJoe

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-16-2014 01:11:43 | More by DJoe
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Jredner

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a bottle. Strong coffee and roasty dark malt aroma. Pours dark black with a thin, but creamy, mocha head that is mostly lasting. Strong bitter coffee flavors in the fore. never really gets smoky like a Rauch. More of a mild peat influence than anything. Very porterish mouthfeel that belies how stout-thick it looks sitting in the glass.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2006 11:29:33 | More by Jredner
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance. Pours a deep brown with a creamy 1 finger off white head. Head sticks around and leaves a little lacing.

Smell. Roasty chocolate and campfire.

Taste. Roasty bitter coffee and chocolate, stirred with a half-burned campfire log. Lasting smokey bitterness.

Mouthfeel. Medium body with some nice medium-low carbonation.

Drinkability. A pretty good drinker. Smokeyness is a little much at times, but still goes down pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2011 04:56:22 | More by Rutager
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Tarps68

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-05-2014 02:37:30 | More by Tarps68
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longbongsilver

Missouri

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Never had a smoked beer before. This one was a reasonable price, so here we are. Pours motor oil deep-brown-to-black, though with decent amount of fizz on the sides, head like root beer.

Smells like dark chocolate & raisin, maybe some licorice. Not sure what wood they smoked the grains with, and it's subtle, but it reminds me of a cross between oak and cherry. Enough sniffin'...

The dark fruit comes up much more on the swig than the nose, while chocolate still present though playing a surprising amount of background. Sweeter than I expected also. Doesn't go down as thick as I expected, surprisingly refreshing and mellow overall.

For something grabbed on a whim, the verdict is: freakishly delicious. I would buy a 40 of this if I could. Seriously.

Serving type: bottle

02-29-2012 03:57:39 | More by longbongsilver
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-25-2011 01:09:56 | More by mdillon86
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-19-2014 06:27:48 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,515 ratings.