1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,901 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,901
Reviews: 1,779
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 146
Gots: 337 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-18-2002

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Smoked Porter Alström Bros
Ratings: 3,901 | Reviews: 1,779 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of canders0927
2.25/5  rDev -43.9%

Photo of RuthL
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Onemic
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Profchaos20
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of rafa1213
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Cam1991
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of thesoftspoon
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of GetTheYayo
3.25/5  rDev -19%

Photo of HopsintheSack
3.25/5  rDev -19%

Photo of jasewaaang
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of wo87810
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Tech_Savy
2.5/5  rDev -37.7%

Photo of mgironta
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of tmcarter23
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Snellgg5
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of duxky
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of fourthaxis
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This guy is my fill in, my backup, my plan B. Maybe living near Escondido helps, but I can find this inexpensive porter everywhere. I'm surprised it's not mailed to people homes in little sample packs. It's $4 for a great flavor and a good porter from a good brewer - I'm in!

Photo of hickmancase
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Red_Chaos1
1.5/5  rDev -62.6%

Photo of dronedream
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Jeffreytmoore
5/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of russwbeck
4.41/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: This is an outstanding looking smoked porter. Very glad I got a picture of the pour. Three or four fingers of light brown head with huge bubbles inside, sitting atop a black pour. The retention is decent, but the lacing is outstanding, coating the sides of my Stone IRS goblet.

S: The smoke is noted on the aroma, but it isn't the major factor. Caramel and roasted malts, molasses, chocolate, and slight char. Pretty nicely balanced, but nothing is overly impressive. More on the porter side of things (I guess that's why they list it as an American Porter instead of a Smoked one), and isn't as crazy smelling as others that closely resemble bacon.

T: The balance of the taste, however, is something to write home about. It resembles the aroma, but takes it to the next level. The taste is built on a base of chocolate, caramel malts, molasses, and dark fruits that let the roast--from both coffee and malts--shine through. Sweet, complex, and smokey, this porter is one to be taken seriously.

MF: The body is lighter than most porters, with an average carbonation. The beer is silky smooth, and is top notch in terms of drinkability.

O: Stone Smoked Porter is cheap, readily available, offered year 'round, and is delicious. If you're like me and skipped picking this up every time you go on a beer run...bring that streak to an end, you'd be doing yourself a favor.

Photo of akokinakes
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Bockerdoppel91
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of mtbdonn
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,901 ratings.