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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

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3,780 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,780
Reviews: 1,749
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 118
Gots: 269 | 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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Photo of korguy123
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into tulip.
Best before 08/27/2012

A- Dark brown, almost black pour with a two finger, soapy, sticky light tan head. Lacing is clinging in gobs around the glass.

S- Dark bitter chocolate, dark roasted coffee, a slight floral hop bitterness with a small amount of char, and tobacco. I'm not a real smoke beer fan and this one I feel is something you can use as a "beginners guide to smoke beers" I liked it so much last year I had to get another bottle.

T- Dark coffee up front, than an automatic smoke hits you. It's reminiscent of burnt toast and camp fire smoke. Not as sweet as the nose leads on but there is a bit of vanilla and bitter chocolate in the back end.

M- Medium bodied, slightly creamy. Definite chewiness to it.

O- I really do enjoy this beer. I think mostly because the smoke is not right in your face like a rauchbier. It's complimented by the dark malts and the other flavors.

korguy123, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of MrJolly
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

MrJolly, Jul 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Mingstein, Jul 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Stinger80OH, Jul 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Jason_Quad, Jul 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

beerdedbiker, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of reyna311
4.25/5  rDev +6%

reyna311, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of gbrill
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

gbrill, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of MickeyHops
4/5  rDev -0.2%

MickeyHops, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of Andrewtfox
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Andrewtfox, Jul 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

Actionbastard, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of FuselGuy
4.25/5  rDev +6%

FuselGuy, Jul 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

retreminy, Jul 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

ChulaVistaBarista, Jul 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

bastardrules4444, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of frosted33
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

frosted33, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of Metz
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Metz, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of Bryfind
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Bryfind, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of acevenom
3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a large brandy snifter. Pours dark brown to black with a creamy tan head that dissipates slowly. As is typical of Stone beer, there is plenty of lacing left on the side of the glass. Mild smokiness could be detected in the initial pour. The nose reveals more smokiness to accompany the dark roasted malt. There's a mild aroma of chocolate and hops. The smokiness is prominent, but well balanced along with the taste of the dark roasted malt and chocolate. The hops are faint in the background. The body is light to medium with moderate carbonation. The beer is smooth, making this a highly drinkable porter. This is an excellent beer.

acevenom, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of Jesse13713
3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into an Arrogant Bastard pint glass.

Appearance - Three full fingers of rootbeer brown head, even from a quiet pour. The head soon clumps and appears spotty,making the lacing hard to grade because of the whipped-cream-like noggin. The beer is fairly dark, appearing black under ill-lit circumstance. Taking it closer to the light yields a more dark maroon color.

Smell - Roasted peppers and a huge campfire waft of smoke. Smoky oats and barley float above a bit of chipotle pepper aroma. There is a bit of sweet honey to the nose as well, though it well-hidden.

Taste - Huge scores of roasted barley and burning wheat stalks. A very light chipotle pepper taste in the back of the throat. Mild bitterness lingers around with dark, chocolaty malt before the two become friends. Smoke coats the entire roof of the mouth, while the sweeter flavors play on the tongue beneath it. Drinking out of the bottle yields a sweeter molasses note.

Mouthfeel and Drinkability - Surprisingly tart on the tongue at first. The low abv allows for a smooth, smoky ride. Imagine coming home from a campfire, the smell of smoke on your clothes - smoking a cigarette after eaten a lightly hot pepper about ten minutes prior. That doesn't make much sense. But it sounds good right now so I'm gonna leave it in the review. Light on the palate, certainly not alcoholic, and easily sessionable. I want to have this out by the campfire.

Jesse13713, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of scratch69
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance- Dark brown color with two fingers worth of tan head. Nice amount of lacing.

Smell- Roasted malt, chocolate, and a hint of hops.

Taste- Roasted malt, smoke, and chocolate. Just a hint of citrus-like hops toward the finish.

Mouthfeel- On the light end of medium bodied. Smooth with a light amount of carbonation.

Overall- Pretty good example of the style. Very enjoyable.

scratch69, Jul 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

jbaker67, Jul 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

craigreno, Jul 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -19%

IdrinkGas, Jul 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Zaphog, Jul 03, 2012
Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,780 ratings.