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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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3,720 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,720
Reviews: 1,745
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 112
Gots: 251 | 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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4/5  rDev -0.2%

HarleyCorps, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Just a little lighter than pure midnight black. A little bit of a reddish hue if you bring the lip of the glass up to the light.

S - Nothing really special here. It smells like a porter... standard notes of coffee, tobacco, and a little bit of smoke.

T - This is where this beer really shines. It's smoky malts dominate the overall profile. Good cocoa, smoke, leather, and all of the tastes one looks for in the Porter style.

M - A little thinner than I prefer, but on par with what's expected. Decent carbonation, and a chewiness that rounds it out nicely.

O - A very good every-occasion porter. It'd be a good way to get someone to graduate past Guinness and into the land of heavier stouts.

ESPNman, Jan 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

a_sh0pping_cart, Sep 02, 2012
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danielp215, Mar 09, 2012
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bentwookie, Nov 14, 2011
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jvoss7, Mar 24, 2014
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Hoptoudrop, Aug 01, 2013
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mater, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Bunchy, Nov 11, 2013
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FriarTuckInLuck, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Lovely85, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

thkrb99, Mar 15, 2014
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UltimateLivewire, Mar 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: Brown body with ruby hues, off-white head, good retention and lacing.

s: Smoke and chocolate.

t: Sweet chocolate, smokey malt, toffee, coffee-like bitterness in the finish. Exceptional balance of flavor.

m: Medium to high carbonation, full body, chewy.

d: Balance makes for an easy drinking porter. A very well made smoke beer, the smokiness is definitely there, but it provides a nice addition, rather than being the basis for the brew.

BradLikesBrew, Feb 03, 2008
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

csfcmitchell, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Archemedies, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

pretty pitch black with a cappuccino head that wasn't poured with a lot of height to begin with, but didn't last long. lacing is great
smell of chocolate malts and a mocha flavor. don't really pick up on a smokey smell really.
and the taste matches the smell. however, i do notice a little smoked taste on this porter. very malty and bitter.
The mouthfeel is a bit creamy, with the carbonation is good.
very drinkable beer.
was my first porter i've ever reviewed, and first smoked porter ever tasted. i enjoyed it.

JordonHoltzman, Dec 06, 2009
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

bh123, Apr 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

MagillaGriller, Aug 20, 2012
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DoubleBastard, Nov 16, 2012
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PuckPuck, Sep 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep brown/red, medium tan head, pretty thick and spots of lace on the glass. Smell is malty, sweet cherries, very light smoke. Taste is roasted coffee, cherries, and light smoke, little bit of chocolate, quite malty. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, with low carbonation. Smoke character is perfect, not overpowering and very complementary, thanks DrJay!

Viggo, Feb 21, 2006
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Evoforen, Jun 09, 2013
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StoutishDan, Dec 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a nice, fairly dry, porter that is very good, not brilliant, but very good. It pours a very dark dull brown with a dark tan head, fairly creamy, decent retention, a bit of lace. The nose is caramel chocolate malt, roasted dark malt, some charred aromas too. The nose is good, not pungent, not great, a bit muted.

The taste is definitely chewy, as the Bros. said, with a touch of smoky flavor, but mostly dark malt, probably some crystal malt too. There is a touch of sweeter roasted dark character that emerges in the finish. This is mostly a dry porter, but it does have a bit of complexity in that the roasted and slightly charred and smoked qualities include a touch of sweeter dark malt. This is a full bodied beer and quite nice for a 5.9% ABV beer. You can drink lots of these for sure. The aftertaste is also quite mild, nothing lingering. Overall, a nice dryish porter for a cold night.

albern, Feb 14, 2010
Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,720 ratings.