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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,602 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,602
Reviews: 1,740
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 104
Gots: 203 | 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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WritersBlock

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-04-2012 23:37:47 | More by WritersBlock
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corzocl

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-04-2012 17:48:08 | More by corzocl
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ChefHopMeister

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-04-2012 14:50:35 | More by ChefHopMeister
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MacDonaldT84

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -25.4%

03-03-2012 18:00:57 | More by MacDonaldT84
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TimMack

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-02-2012 05:41:30 | More by TimMack
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davidtarantino

Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-02-2012 02:12:40 | More by davidtarantino
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dbell23

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-01-2012 23:46:22 | More by dbell23
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shelby415

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-01-2012 06:44:18 | More by shelby415
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

03-01-2012 06:02:54 | More by BugTownPub
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kchannel9

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-29-2012 11:52:58 | More by kchannel9
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BrewskiBrah


4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

02-29-2012 05:19:44 | More by BrewskiBrah
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longbongsilver

Missouri

4/5  rDev -0.5%

Never had a smoked beer before. This one was a reasonable price, so here we are. Pours motor oil deep-brown-to-black, though with decent amount of fizz on the sides, head like root beer.

Smells like dark chocolate & raisin, maybe some licorice. Not sure what wood they smoked the grains with, and it's subtle, but it reminds me of a cross between oak and cherry. Enough sniffin'...

The dark fruit comes up much more on the swig than the nose, while chocolate still present though playing a surprising amount of background. Sweeter than I expected also. Doesn't go down as thick as I expected, surprisingly refreshing and mellow overall.

For something grabbed on a whim, the verdict is: freakishly delicious. I would buy a 40 of this if I could. Seriously.

02-29-2012 03:57:39 | More by longbongsilver
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Kirby


4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

02-28-2012 22:17:54 | More by Kirby
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Chisfinest84

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-28-2012 02:30:15 | More by Chisfinest84
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-27-2012 04:30:23 | More by LukeONeill
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Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-27-2012 03:34:43 | More by stoutlover1978
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amart80

Missouri

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-27-2012 02:20:04 | More by amart80
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AlastairM

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

02-26-2012 09:58:57 | More by AlastairM
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coldriver

Texas

4.28/5  rDev +6.5%

22 oz bomber pours a dark cola with good head and lacing. Aroma has a nice smokey nose with roasted coffee, vanilla, and light bacon. The taste really separates this one from other smoked porters - it has a wonderful smokey taste without being raspy. Slight hoppy bitterness balances things out without being overwhelming. Great easy-going mouthfeel reinforces the lack of smokey raspiness, with dry finish. I've had smoked porters that left me feeling like I'd been breathing in campfire smoke for hours on end but not this one! A very nice smoked porter.

02-26-2012 00:00:55 | More by coldriver
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PopGun

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -50.2%

02-25-2012 19:46:14 | More by PopGun
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Rocketman8911

California

5/5  rDev +24.4%

02-25-2012 12:22:11 | More by Rocketman8911
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

4.48/5  rDev +11.4%

Poured from a bottle into a dimpled mug.

A – Deep chocolate brown near black, and an aggressive pour yields a massive three finger head of thick beige foam. Looks awesome. Light/minimal lacing.

S – Mild aroma of toasted grains and campfire smoke. Not getting much else.

T – Much more flavorful and deep than the nose would indicate. While roasted barley flavor makes a strong presence, there are also nearly equal notes of smoke, caramel, coffee, dark fruits, and toffee. This is one rich and complex porter. Finish brings bitterness from both the burnt malt and an underlying hop base that while subdued, would be missed if it weren’t there. Amazing.

M – Medium bodied bordering on thick, with a delightful creaminess. Props to Stone for realizing that “porter” does not equal “thin and watery”. Finishes “wet”, with an aftertaste that carries.

O – Finally! A “smoked” beer that doesn’t clobber your taste buds with smokiness and nothing else. Finally! A deep and complex thick chewy porter that offers up a lot more than just burnt grain. World class. For comparison, I had an Alaskan Smoked Porter just days ago, and this blew it away. Another hit from Stone. Probably going to become my go-to porter.

02-22-2012 02:29:05 | More by TempeBeerMan
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cynical1027

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-21-2012 01:06:11 | More by cynical1027
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CraftVA

Virginia

4.43/5  rDev +10.2%

Look – 4, Smell – 4.5, Taste – 4.5, Feel – 4, Overall – 4.5

A – Beer pours a very dark brown, almost black and opaque with a thick tan head.

S – The first smell this beer reminded me of was a smoked cheese, in a good way. It has a very smoky, malty scent with hints of chocolate.

T – A delicious roasted malt flavor comes through with the notes of chocolate, coffee and smoke. Has a slightly bitter bite to it.

M – The beer has a good medium body with the right amount of carbonation.

O – I had this delicious beer on tap at the Stone Brewing restaurant and it was definitely a highlight of the ones I sampled. It has a distinct flavor and worth enjoying again.

02-21-2012 00:01:32 | More by CraftVA
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CarpalTunnell

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-19-2012 23:45:03 | More by CarpalTunnell
Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,602 ratings.