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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,599 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,599
Reviews: 1,740
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 104
Gots: 202 | 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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FeliciousDoyle

California

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

03-25-2012 06:22:49 | More by FeliciousDoyle
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sweisel80

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -25.4%

03-24-2012 18:39:59 | More by sweisel80
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syntheticwings

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-24-2012 03:19:23 | More by syntheticwings
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Talz420


4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-23-2012 20:31:12 | More by Talz420
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-21-2012 05:04:20 | More by jrohrbacher
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jmccraney

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-20-2012 00:14:17 | More by jmccraney
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beesdrone

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-19-2012 21:45:24 | More by beesdrone
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iSip

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Stone Smoked Porter: Yup, it’s a smoked porter. You can see a hint of color if you hold this brew up to the light. The head is thin and off-white. The aroma is very earthy. Lots of malt tones come through in the flavor, but stay balanced and not too sweet. The finish brings on the smoky flavors and a bit of bitter aftertaste. Overall, I am not a big smoked porter fan, but if you like this style the Stone rendition lives up to its namesake.

03-19-2012 15:58:21 | More by iSip
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mcloud2

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

03-19-2012 03:18:20 | More by mcloud2
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mavbrew

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-19-2012 01:26:13 | More by mavbrew
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

3.6/5  rDev -10.4%

A: Very dark brown. Thick bubbly tan head takes a long while to dissipate.
S: Subtle roasty malt. Hints of chocolate
T: Some bitterness with lots of malt. Roasty flavor is present. Softens up as it warms.
M: Sits very well. Turns into a smooth bubbly cluster mass.

Overall a pretty good beer. I think the bottle I had may have been a little past it's prime and there was no freshness date. I would like to try a fresh one to see. I think it could be very good.

03-18-2012 19:02:22 | More by Jamesthebrit
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yokken

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

03-18-2012 05:26:41 | More by yokken
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andrewborstein

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

03-18-2012 04:21:21 | More by andrewborstein
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-17-2012 20:19:10 | More by Crimsontider22
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ScottyC54

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

03-17-2012 16:55:52 | More by ScottyC54
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Zachb4au

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

03-17-2012 16:41:53 | More by Zachb4au
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Swervine44

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-17-2012 06:55:33 | More by Swervine44
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TonyT013

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

03-17-2012 01:32:42 | More by TonyT013
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Robeerto89

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-17-2012 00:32:48 | More by Robeerto89
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Jaldama

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-16-2012 08:13:55 | More by Jaldama
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Hack72

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-16-2012 01:24:14 | More by Hack72
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DRC

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-15-2012 06:13:00 | More by DRC
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bona2vada


4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-14-2012 20:49:40 | More by bona2vada
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TheSixthRing

California

4.03/5  rDev +0.2%

Appearance - Pours a dark, near black brown with reddish hue when/where light can penetrate. The tan head is a good 2 finger width, and hangs a bit before giving way to a fine, sticky lacing.

Smell - Roasted coffee and chocolate malt, but the smoke is the most prevalent force in the aroma. A bit of grain comes through in the nose as well.

Taste - Like how I would imagine a smoked porter to taste. Dark roasted coffee and rich chocolate malt flavors, accompanied by a deep, smokey backbone. There's just enough hoppiness to give this beer a slightly bitter bite, but not enough to detract from what this beer is all about. The smoke, at times, tends to mask the other flavors in this beer, but moreso before the beer warms.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, creamy and smooth.

Overall - This is good, and far from your average porter, but the smokiness can be a bit of a nuisance at times, detracting from the porter characteristics in the beer. It'd love to see what Stone could do with the Porter style in a non-smoked form, but alas, this is what they seem content to releasing as their year-round offering. Drink on the warmer side to allow the other flavors to blossom amongst the smokey overtones.

03-14-2012 01:30:09 | More by TheSixthRing
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Metal4Breakfast

Florida

5/5  rDev +24.4%

03-13-2012 16:47:25 | More by Metal4Breakfast
Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,599 ratings.