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10 Barrel / Blue Jacket / Stone - Suede Imperial Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,039 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,039
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 13
Gots: 118 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
When Meagan Parisi and Stone brewmaster Mitch Steele decided to collaborate, it was essential that they tap a special individual to complete their triad of fermentation domination, and they found just that in Tonya Cornett, the brewmaster at Bend, Oregon's 10 Barrel Brewing Company. Together, they decided on a sturdy yet velvety base of imperial porter and developed a plan to celebrate the bounty of the environs in which it was produced by harvesting avocado honey, jasmine and calendula flowers (some from our very own Stone Farms) and infusing them into the beer to create something complex and uniquely Southern Californian. Consider it craft cross-pollination at its finest.

(Beer added by: azdback on 09-27-2013)
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

suckaj, Aug 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Mphis, Aug 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Ben7773, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

ste5venla, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of BeerDawgs
4.04/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

A 22 oz bottle picked up at Greens on Buford Hwy

A - Pitch black with a finger of head and some carbonation left on the glass

S - coffee, jasmine and honey, and floral hops

T - Sweet, chocolate, with a HUGE honey aftertaste!!! Tasty!!

M - Thin and not much carbonation is the downfall of the mouth

O - Definitely a tasty imperial porter. Jasmine and honey are what makes it unique.

BeerDawgs, Jul 18, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle poured into tulip glass. Pours a black color with a tall beige head that slowly dissipates while leaving a decent amount of lacing.

Smell is of dark roasted malt, dark cocoa, with the jasmine and honey coming through as well.

Mouthfeel is silky smooth with a decently heavy body, very nice. Taste is chocolate truffles and honey up front, bringing sweetness and dark chocolate bitterness at the same time. The jasmine and calendula can be tasted in the finish, nice and subtle. Alcohol is at 9.6%, but with everything going on here, it is well hidden.

Overall, a really good imperial porter, smooth and very easy to drink.

HuskerTornado, Jul 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

KnowYourCraft, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

sweetlou25, Jul 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

BreweryRun, Jul 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

MikeDAdams, Jul 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

bobv, Jul 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

ChrisinRI, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

sourdog, Jul 05, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle

A- Pours a nice inky black, with noticeable bubbles up the sides. Decent head, light lacing on the sides and a light coating over the top 10m later.

S- Very soft at this point, roasted malts, dark chocolates, I cant smell much flowers/jasmine/honey in the glass, but Im defiantly picking it up from the bottle, everything smells pretty good.

T- The roasted malts and chocolates up front as a porter should be, next you get the sweeter side probably the honey and finishes with a slightly bitter dry feeling. Again pretty good.

M- medium to full body, has a decent thick, chewy feeling while still retaining a slippery smoothness over the tongue.

O- When I first opend it I had a hard time picking up the smell, maybe cause its been cellaring since I got it last year. After it aired out some, everything came togather nicely. The carbonation wasn't noticeable while drinking. They did a really good job with this, glad i have 3 more downstairs.

Gryphon69, Jul 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

jhnmchl, Jul 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Bosoxfan20, Jul 03, 2014
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1/5  rDev -73.9%

HopSavant, Jul 03, 2014
10 Barrel / Blue Jacket / Stone - Suede Imperial Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,039 ratings.