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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,577 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,577
Reviews: 1,736
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 103
Gots: 195 | 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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st9647v3

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -75.1%

04-26-2012 01:45:46 | More by st9647v3
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khall

California

1/5  rDev -75.1%

07-26-2012 02:54:02 | More by khall
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Spinackle


1/5  rDev -75.1%

09-01-2012 20:32:22 | More by Spinackle
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mcmeekin91

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -75.1%

10-16-2012 17:10:15 | More by mcmeekin91
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LakelandGrillsmith

Florida

1/5  rDev -75.1%

10-13-2012 20:41:50 | More by LakelandGrillsmith
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B33R501

Pennsylvania

1.4/5  rDev -65.2%

Wow this was terrible. Looked ok, not much aroma, mild roast little hint of smoke. Taste like a 6% black ipa, piney grapefruit. The bottle listed several flavors that were not present. Mouthfeel was thin and watery, not pleasant.

Rating this to the black IPA style it would be average. I don't know how this is called a porter, no roast, no chocolate, no coffee, no caramel, no porter characteristics at all. This is my second bad purchase from Wegemans Malvern in the last 2 weeks, have to stop going there.

What a disappointment, my first from Stone. Lousy beer. Don't know wtf happened here. Waste of money.

06-02-2012 07:41:25 | More by B33R501
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bbluemzbeer

California

1.46/5  rDev -63.7%

Appearance: Black with ht browhe edges of the beer
Smell- Malty with a slight smoky aroma
Taste- Where is the smokey part? Tastes like hoppy beer to me. and I did not find anything else
Moutfeel- Stingy and terrible
Overall- I am not a fan of this type of beers and basically tasted llike old Guiness beerr and no smoked flavor in it. SHould save my money!

04-16-2013 07:39:48 | More by bbluemzbeer
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Red_Chaos1

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -62.7%

09-12-2012 02:43:08 | More by Red_Chaos1
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chippo33

Vermont

1.75/5  rDev -56.5%

03-05-2014 04:25:21 | More by chippo33
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Fartknocker

Wisconsin

1.93/5  rDev -52%

24 oz bottle poured into a glass. No date or code discernible.
A- Mostly black with a slight brownish tinge around the edges.
S- Mostly malty with a slight smoky aroma
T- Is this supposed to be the smokey part? Tastes like hops to me. And nothing else.
M- Average
D- What am I missing here? Is this an old bottle? I am not a fan of hoppy beers and that all this basically tastes like to me, nothing at all like a porter and no smoked flavor either. Very disappointing.

09-25-2009 02:10:59 | More by Fartknocker
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PopGun

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -50.2%

02-25-2012 19:46:14 | More by PopGun
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BergBeer

California

2/5  rDev -50.2%

08-21-2013 13:14:51 | More by BergBeer
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BGsWo22

New York

2/5  rDev -50.2%

01-30-2013 02:37:06 | More by BGsWo22
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BlakeL

Florida

2/5  rDev -50.2%

03-02-2014 23:04:30 | More by BlakeL
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FakeDeniro

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -50.2%

02-22-2014 03:30:51 | More by FakeDeniro
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Chopman50

California

2/5  rDev -50.2%

01-22-2012 22:45:05 | More by Chopman50
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Landyn


2/5  rDev -50.2%

08-11-2014 17:47:14 | More by Landyn
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ab39z

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -50.2%

01-23-2012 01:46:42 | More by ab39z
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sansho

California

2.25/5  rDev -44%

08-05-2012 00:23:43 | More by sansho
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canders0927

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -44%

09-24-2012 00:35:12 | More by canders0927
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TWM

North Carolina

2.3/5  rDev -42.8%

I was excited when I bought this one... no more. Just not put together right or something.

Appearance- beautiful porter, fine white bubbles, 1 finger of head. Pretty lacing, all around a pretty glass of beer.

Smell- Subdued, but definitely a porter. Lacking that caramelized hint in the aroma, not much in the way of smoke smell.

Taste- A good porter battled it out with a ton of wood smoke. I at first didn't think either of them won, but now, near the end of the bottle, I keep thinking I'm at a campfire. The smoke flavor has overwhelmed all but the bitterness of the porter, and my mouth tastes like ashes.

Feel- texture was nice, smooth, but the ashy afterfeel is bad. Not real happy here. Feels like I need a drink to wash away the flavor of the smoke. Hmmm...

Overall... already said it. Just wondering if perhaps it would go better with a particular meal (BBQ? Fried chicken? Smoked Sausage?) than standing alone... or perhaps I shouldn't have planned on drinking all 22 oz by myself.

01-01-2013 05:46:16 | More by TWM
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oldsailor

Nevada

2.38/5  rDev -40.8%

This is the only product I've sampled from one of my favorite breweries that I cannot stand. I've tried this on multiple occasions while visiting the stone brewery just to see if maybe my opinion would change, but it hasn't. The smoothness of the beer is it's best attribute. The smoky flavor is unappetizing and leaves me wanting to get anything else on the menu in my glass to overpower the flavor. Think I'm done trying to give this a chance and will just leave this off my list of beers I like.

03-20-2011 03:15:49 | More by oldsailor
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Vendetta

New Jersey

2.45/5  rDev -39.1%

Original Rating Date:
September 25, 2008

Pours dark black with a nice, foamy brown head. Beautiful, steady, permanent lacing that lingers down the glass. Great looking beer in the glass. Smells of weak malts -- no smokiness, no chocolate, nothing else. Very disappointing aroma. Flavor is lots of chocolate, ironically not very smokey at all. Digging deeper there is some dark fruit there. There's a bit of a watery character to the beer as well. Unusually weak brew from Stone. Other reviews on this site rave, but I didn't come away with a great experience from this beer.

12-14-2008 18:30:10 | More by Vendetta
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Onenote81

North Carolina

2.45/5  rDev -39.1%

Had this on tap at the First Street Draught House in town. Came out a very dark black with some ruby highlights on the edges. Nice creamy tan head on top. Left beautiful sip rings. Smoke is surprisingly absent in the nose. I was expecting a smoky, roasted scent, but in its place was just some cocoa tones with a sweet finish.

Very creamy body on this beer. Carbonation level was low. Smooth. No smoke in the flavor either. What makes this smoked? This tastes like a regular porter to me. Some light coffee bitterness, mild chocolate flavors, and roasted malts on the finish. Sorry, but this was boring when I expected something a little more original.

01-11-2010 20:22:14 | More by Onenote81
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jdougherty

California

2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

04-29-2012 05:28:29 | More by jdougherty
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Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,577 ratings.