Smoke Jumper Smoked Imperial Porter - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 242
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 74
Gots: 51 | FT: 0
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Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

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(Beer added by: GCBrewingCo on 12-19-2006)
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4.44/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.2/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Had this on tap at the Pint Room in Carmel on Left Hand night. Excellent. The color is a deep brown, not mistaken for black which is good for a stout. The flavor is SUPER smoky, with a hint of vanilla in the aftertaste. Like you're in a burning building smoky. Loved it.

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4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -25.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.52/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of tillmac62
4.6/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

BBD 3/24/19. Yes, the stamp says 2019. Pitch black pour with an average head, below average retention and above average lacing. The nose is charred oak like smoke over a rich caramel sweetness with hints of dark fruit and chocolate. As it warms, light alcohol notes are noted and chocolate becomes more prevalent. Almost full bodied with a very rich creamy texture. Below normal carbonation with almost no effervescence in the finish. The World Class flavor profile is intense, yet masterfully balanced between smoke, caramel sweetness and mild bitterness. It is quite complex from the middle to the finish. It begins with a rush of oak like, rather than bacon such as in the Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbiers, smoke with a rough charred nature - just like a Smoke Jumper would encounter - that coats the tongue in an oily onslaught. The sweet caramel background, with hints of vanilla and heavy chocolate notes, melds with it and slowly the bitterness and roast characteristics emerge. The exceptional finish is a blending of all previous flavors and the dark fruit characteristics finally get a chance to emerge against a rich chocolate background. As it warms, the vanilla component becomes quite evident in the finish. As everything fades, a nice residual smokiness sweetly coats the tongue and a low level alcohol burn tickles the back of the throat. Truly a World Class offering from Left Hand and the most flavorful smoked porter I've ever had the privilege to drink.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -31.4%

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4.68/5  rDev +16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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Smoke Jumper Smoked Imperial Porter from Left Hand Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 566 ratings.