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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,639 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,639
Reviews: 1,744
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 106
Gots: 221 | 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 BlurryVisi0n
3.6/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a wellington beer glass.

Appearance: Almost opaque black-brown, not too bubbly (good thing) with a tan head rising to maybe a 1/4" settles to nothing after a sip.

Smell: Light chocolate, very bland and nothing to wow for.

Taste: Little bitter not a bad thing. Hints of chocolate,almost floral like and light yeast

Mouth: Med-heavy carbonation. Tasty.

Overall: Reminds me a of "black IPA", well crafted and easy to like, only thing missing is a good football game. Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

mikepcarney, Apr 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

SHCC, Apr 02, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -31.4%

jk3, Apr 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

dgndenver, Mar 31, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

JstnP, Mar 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

airbag11, Mar 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

dylancraver, Mar 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

brealbg, Mar 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

gleemonger, Mar 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

nrombes, Mar 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

IPA4LIFE, Mar 28, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -19%

dmquinn, Mar 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Vasko5m, Mar 26, 2012
Photo of DM1293
3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I don't normally drink porters, let alone smoked ones. I drink stouts, and usually when I go into a dark beer I usually akin them to stouts by default.

But I don't get much of the coffee/chocolate notes. I do get toasty malt and the smokiness, no doubt. The most surprising part is how mellow it all is; there isn't an overbearing hop characteristic here. Its just a rich warming brew, exceptionally smooth.

I'll need to try this again cold, but warm, it ain't bad at all. Surprising, since I don't normally drink dark beers warm.

Pair this with something equally rich. This would go perfectly with some pulled pork, no doubt. Something spicy-sweet would really work with the smoked flavor I get here.

All in all, a perfect BBQ Beer to those with good taste, and the best porter I've had so far.

DM1293, Mar 25, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

FeliciousDoyle, Mar 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -25.2%

sweisel80, Mar 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

syntheticwings, Mar 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Talz420, Mar 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

jrohrbacher, Mar 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

jmccraney, Mar 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

beesdrone, Mar 19, 2012
Photo of iSip
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

iSip, Mar 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

mcloud2, Mar 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

mavbrew, Mar 19, 2012
Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,639 ratings.