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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,504 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,504
Reviews: 1,734
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 100
Gots: 180 | 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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Eurytos

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-14-2012 14:32:57 | More by Eurytos
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mmmaaattt

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-14-2012 00:19:38 | More by mmmaaattt
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BeerDawgs

Georgia

4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A 22oz bomber pored into my favorite Stone Imperial Pint Glass

A - A thick, dark brown color with 3 fingers of huge head! Lots of bubbles float up until the end, and the sticky lace never goes away

S - Roasted malts and coffee.

T - Deep roasted malty flavors, with just a touch of light hops and chocolate notes.

M - Full bodied and extreme carbonation.

O - An extremely good porter. The smoked taste isn't as prevalent as I expcected, but you can't go wrong with this beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2012 00:10:33 | More by BeerDawgs
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tatums1984

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-13-2012 07:40:18 | More by tatums1984
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

01-12-2012 07:13:18 | More by ygtbsm94
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.4%

01-11-2012 22:10:07 | More by lccrunchy
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klas

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-11-2012 18:41:44 | More by klas
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erlenmeyer

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-11-2012 17:22:23 | More by erlenmeyer
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

01-10-2012 18:25:10 | More by djrn2
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rtate33

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

01-10-2012 17:17:31 | More by rtate33
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calcio360jrd

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-10-2012 06:06:10 | More by calcio360jrd
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kagent777

Utah

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

I thought that I would never be one of those guys that realized he traded for a beer, goes to review it and cannot remember who he got it from. I suppose I am. This tasty beer has a best by date of 1-18-12 and I poured it into my beer goblet.

Appearance: A beautiful one fingered tan head sits on top of a dark brown clear beer. This one is almost opaque, but when held up to the light reveals some carbonation bubble streams and reddish edges. This beer leaves some nice lacing (or my glass is finally "beer clean.")

Smell: There is some campfire smoke, but this one is actually pretty subtle and share well with the other flavors in the room. I also get roasty malts and a touch of chocolate.

Taste: Very much reflective of the smell. I taste roasty malts, some chocolate, and a dash of campfire smoke. There is a nice semi-sweet quality about the chocolate with some bitterness on the finish. Being from Stone, I was expecting more smoke. That being said, I would not change anything, there are many over powered smoked beers out there and this is a nice alternative.

Mouthfeel: No problems. Carbonation is smooth and soft on the lower side. Body is on the low side of medium.

Overall: I liked it a lot. I was expecting something a little different. I am glad to have tried it.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2012 05:42:32 | More by kagent777
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Murrhey

Montana

4.47/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured in a pint glass from a bomber. Reviewed live.

A- Dark brown color, thin mocha head. Light carbonation.

S- Roast malts and smoke pervasive with all scents. Chocolate and coffee notes all toasted.

T- Bitter coffee-like tones with a noticeable smoothness. The smoke is nice in the tastes. Also some sweetness like gum in the foreground. Very complex and wonderful beer.

M- Heavy bodied and smooth. Finishes extremely clean. Very minimal carbonation, but that's wonderful with this syrupy beer.

O- Best beer I've had from Stone, and that's saying something. Great all around.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2012 03:37:38 | More by Murrhey
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KarlosT

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

tried this at a stone beer tasting event

a: nice dark brown

s: could definitely smell the smokiness of the beer. some aromas of burnt coffee.

t and mf:
As a French dark roast coffee drinker, I really liked this beer. Could definitely detect the smokiness, w/ coffee notes. Suspect there were chocolate notes as well (overloaded memory from 1 day ago). Nice mouthfeel, with the appropriate amount of carbonation.

overall: bought several bottles, and look forward to enjoying again in the near future. Highly recommended (especially for those who enjoy French Roasted coffee).

Re-eval'ed on Apr 2012. Compared side by side w/ a smoked porter from Throwback (very small brewery in Portmouth).

Stand by my original weighting. Like this beer a lot. Found it had more stronger, dominant flavors and aromas over Throwback. When compared, seemed like it had a more peat flavor (perhaps like a scotch). Perhaps almost a gamey/meaty taste. However, I would rank the Throwback equally high (perhaps slightly higher in taste).

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2012 20:46:12 | More by KarlosT
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RodSmith

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-09-2012 01:07:14 | More by RodSmith
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bbadger

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-08-2012 18:21:35 | More by bbadger
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quantumcipher

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-08-2012 06:15:54 | More by quantumcipher
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Cluker

Florida

3/5  rDev -25.4%

01-08-2012 01:30:15 | More by Cluker
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-07-2012 19:14:28 | More by windypete
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davewlfpckfan29

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another solid beer from Stone Brewing:

Dark brown pour, with a lighter color head.

Roasted is a very good description of this beer. Its probably the best "Smoked Porter" I have personally had. You really get that smoked smell and taste. Everything a smoked porter should be.

Its a heavy looking beer but really is a smooth mouthfeel with very nice finish and after taste.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2012 19:12:00 | More by davewlfpckfan29
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kevgod

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-07-2012 18:14:53 | More by kevgod
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pushstartnow13

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-07-2012 16:41:45 | More by pushstartnow13
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rpjordan

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-07-2012 16:10:52 | More by rpjordan
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towlea25

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

01-07-2012 06:22:02 | More by towlea25
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Stoffel

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-07-2012 04:10:13 | More by Stoffel
Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,504 ratings.