Stone 6th Anniversary Porter | Stone Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by hyuga on 09-02-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
131
Reviews:
64
Avg:
4.29
pDev:
11.66%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
29
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 131 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of Lodisgrisen
4.32/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of powdersoldier
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MikeBogert53
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CPAles
3.25/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of russpowell
3.54/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours an effervescent mahogany, with a sliver of mocha colored head. Above average head retention & lacing

S: Dark fruit, roasty, some dark cherry

T: Follows the nose, a little char as well, plus dryness. Roasty, smokey & dryness; astringent, some Baker's chocolate as well, woody hops as well, once warm. Finishes woody, smokey, dry & just a whisper of coffee

MF: Light/medium body, firm carbonation, smooths out as this warms

Wanted to like this more, to many detractors in this one to rate this any higher, worth a try for sure

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Photo of InfernoBoss
4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puck1225
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Lovely beer! Poured from a bomber into a snifter. Beautiful black-brown color with great head and lacing. The smell is rich chocolate and berry, carries over to the taste. Nutty and earthy, smooth feel. Very enjoyable!

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Photo of Aisha
2/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Beernoobie
4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Viaduck
4.01/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark brown body, generous light tan head. Floral hops aroma, not very strong. Very unusual flavor, I've never had a hoppy stout before. Hop, pepper & other spices initially followed by a salty chocolate!/coffee bitter finish. I like it. Excellent.

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Photo of msumike89
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrcraft
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MikeWard
4.17/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Knickerbockers in Altoona Pa

Arrives in a pint glass thick black with an oatmeal colored head. Leaves excellent lacing

Surprisingly, there was not much on the nose at all, except faint whiff of malt.

However, the taste was excellent. Solid malt background, alcohol well hidden, and a nice peppery finish.

Mouth was medium-full.

Overall, an extremely tasty take on a Baltic Porter.

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Photo of GarbageMan10
4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4.22/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nickfl
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ilikebeer03
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Taste and nose are nice roasted chocolate malts. Very highly roasted. A by of smokeyness. Finishes with a typical stone herbal bitterness. Great beer. Very easy drinking for the abv. Will be disappointed to see this go.

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Photo of Phoodcritic
3.94/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oldvines
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ordybill
4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 Oz bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a pitch black presentation with a tan colored head. The aroma was chocolate, malt and coffee. The taste was a smooth rendition of the aroma. An outstanding beer.

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Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
3.61/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sohearn
4.19/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jzeilinger
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Many thanks to SawDog555 for this bottle!

A - Pitch black pour with a massively thick, creamy, sticky, toffee colored lacing.

S - Chocolate mocha.

T - Chocolate all the way through with an extremely bitter pine finish.

M - Nice big medium body with a creamy finish.

O - This beer defies the style. But I'm enjoying it.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.94/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of millerbuffoon
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Stone 6th Anniversary Porter from Stone Brewing
4.29 out of 5 based on 131 ratings.
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