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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,519 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,519
Reviews: 1,736
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 101
Gots: 182 | 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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crbooher

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

02-11-2012 02:44:03 | More by crbooher
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle and served in a tumbler pint. The beer pours a dark, vibrant brown color with a foamy, frothy pale-tan colored head that starts around an inch, but settles into a sparse filmy covering after a couple of minutes. Smells of molasses sweetness, smoke, coffee, and oak on the nose. Initial flavors of sweet molasses malt, smoke, and light roasted coffee, with a bitter overall tone that cleans the end of the palate. The beer is light and smooth in mouth, with a bitter hops, smokey, and coffee finish. The beer leaves a great lacing along the glass as you drink. The aftertaste has a slight linger, and the full, rich flavors and complex palate make this a great sipper.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2012 23:40:11 | More by GarthDanielson
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spark3148857

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-10-2012 19:50:11 | More by spark3148857
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beermaned

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-10-2012 15:18:37 | More by beermaned
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

02-10-2012 03:26:29 | More by HumanParaquat
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Jdub983

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

02-10-2012 02:11:55 | More by Jdub983
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NikkoE82

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-09-2012 22:10:21 | More by NikkoE82
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thomismydad

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-09-2012 17:13:49 | More by thomismydad
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StoicBeast

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-09-2012 10:22:05 | More by StoicBeast
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mscudder

Georgia

4.28/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown complexion with a tan head, decent lacing.

S - Very appealing to nose! Dark malts, coffee, and smooth caramel.

T - A nice smoked flavor paired with dark fruits, coffee, and very drinkable.

M - Rich and near perfect carbonation for a porter. Full body with an almost sticky taste.

O - This is yet another great brew from Stone. I was very pleased to see this available in a growler from my local store HopCity and will most likely fill it up again! Recommended for anyone seeking a solid, drinkable porter.

Serving type: growler

02-09-2012 04:48:10 | More by mscudder
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mikemoeller112

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

02-09-2012 03:37:39 | More by mikemoeller112
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rmehughes

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-09-2012 03:08:18 | More by rmehughes
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bearisprime

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

02-08-2012 22:42:49 | More by bearisprime
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JayQue

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. My beer of choice for the Super Bowl. Enjoyed with grapes, cheese, mango slices and macadamia nuts. Pours a dark brown color, When held to a light, looked reddish and clear with light getting through all over. BIG frothy head with excellent retention and average lacing.

Good smell of coffee and roasted malts. Taste is roasted malts, coffee and a moderate amount of smokiness (not Alaskan Smoked Porter smokey). Very tasty, I drank the whole bottle and enjoyed every bit.

Mouthfeel is rich enough and smooth. No hint of alcohol or unpleasant aftertastes.

A solid Porter, great with food.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2012 22:44:51 | More by JayQue
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into DFH Goblet. Very dark brown with light brown head. Decent retention and lacing.

Aroma offers raisins, tobacco, mild butter, light roast, mocha, and fruit cake. Nice layering of smells.

Taste offers up plenty of smoky deliciousness to complement dark fruits and coffee flavors. Floral hop profile comes through with mild bitterness.

Well bodied porter..nearly chewy with light carbonation.

Solid porter. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2012 03:34:45 | More by TheMultiYeast
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stairwell2811bre

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

02-05-2012 23:44:51 | More by stairwell2811bre
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-05-2012 22:17:16 | More by bigbeers84
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Danny1217

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-05-2012 05:34:34 | More by Danny1217
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

4.22/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass

A: brown around the edges, black in the middle. A tan, one finger head that whittles down to big bubbles. Lacing for days.

S: Dark chocolate, resin, coffee, earthy.

T: complex: a smokey, chocolate/expresso combo. A smooth, satisfying finish. For a low ABV, alcohol seems to flourish. Slightly astringent. A bit of bitterness on the finish. Even smoother as it warms.

M: medium to high. Creamy. frothy carbonation.

O: So far, the best porter I've tried. All of Stone's brews pack a wallop that brings new meaning to the word GUSTO. I love the smoked aspect of this one. Like they said, great with BBQ.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 04:58:38 | More by brewskifan55
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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-05-2012 01:31:59 | More by stampfler07
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redoak075

California

3/5  rDev -25.4%

02-04-2012 23:38:03 | More by redoak075
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chrispoint

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

02-03-2012 19:33:24 | More by chrispoint
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ClearGrit

Maine

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-02-2012 03:35:14 | More by ClearGrit
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

02-01-2012 06:04:11 | More by DelicateDelirium
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mndlssphlsphr

Washington

4.35/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark at first sight with a light brown head. A robust feel at the first sip followed by a smile. There is relaxation while making this brew. There is no right or wrong here, as the master brewer was not in a hurry I feel. There is a sense of hops, but not too much. The word caramel comes to my mind, I feel for the color but there is a bit of sweetness that compliments the hops. I know there is a chocolatyness to this - yet I feel it, but cannot describe it. The smoke though is obvious, this I can describe, do not worry there is no alarm to this fire. The sugars and the bitters blend togeather, I cannot distinguish the blacks from whites - a fine grey has been created. A taste from one of the gods I would guess, this taste is bliss....
I give this a 4.25 w/ a margin of .1
The senses are all sharing their emotions at this time.

Serving type: on-tap

02-01-2012 02:37:14 | More by mndlssphlsphr
Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,519 ratings.