Smoked Porter
Stone Brewing

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From:
Stone Brewing
 
California, United States
Style:
Smoked Porter
Ranked #14
ABV:
5.9%
Score:
89
Ranked #10,873
Avg:
4 | pDev: 11.25%
Reviews:
1,821
Ratings:
2,397
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 27, 2022
Added:
Mar 18, 2002
Wants:
  213
Gots:
  524
SCORE
89
Very Good
Smoked PorterSmoked Porter
Notes: A porter with hints of chocolate & coffee balanced by subtle smokiness
First Release: December 1996

When first released, our smoky version of a traditional English porter was ahead of its time. Today, it's a highly regarded staple among craft beer fans and our go-to food complement, pairing effortlessly with all kinds of cuisine, from peanut butter and banana sandwiches to braised pork belly and apple pie. This worldly libation is dark, smooth and complex, with chocolate and coffee flavors suffused with subtle smokiness from the addition of peat-smoked malt.
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Rated: 4 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Jan 27, 2022
 
Rated: 3.96 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 27, 2021
 
Rated: 3.25 by jeschaefer from Texas

Apr 18, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by GeorgeAKeim from Oregon

Dec 29, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by Archfiend from Illinois

Sep 28, 2020
 
Rated: 4.03 by unclekeith from Alaska

Aug 28, 2020
 
Rated: 3.94 by BrewsOverHoes from Georgia

Aug 22, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 06, 2020
 
Rated: 5 by doctorgary from New York

Mar 10, 2020
 
Rated: 3.98 by imnodoctorbut from Texas

Feb 25, 2020
 
Rated: 4.29 by Patlee3324 from Massachusetts

Feb 12, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by craigbelly from Iowa

Nov 20, 2019
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Reviewed by EMH73 from New York

3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a dark brown with some red highlights, a thin tan head and no lacing. Smells of roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, a bit of smoke and some nuttiness. Taste follows the nose with additional notes of dark fruits and a nice hop presence. Expected far more smokiness, seems more like a porter. Medium bodied, light side of medium carbonation, smooth mouth feel.
Oct 30, 2019
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Reviewed by detgfrsh from Texas

4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
From a bottle brewed 12/27/15. Dark brown color with a thin layer of brown head. Roasted malt and vanilla smell. Feels a little thin. Roasted malt and smoke with some hop bitterness on the finish. Great flavor, wish the feel was a little bit heavier.
Sep 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.6 by jpopplewell from Ohio

Apr 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Mar 05, 2019
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Reviewed by mothmanscott from Georgia

3.92/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
From notes 4/2/12: Pours dark brown with a ruby highlight when held to the light. The pour produces a frothy, tan, short-lived head that receded to nothing and left no lacing. Aroma is dark roast, dark fruit, chocolate, a little cherry and smoke. Taste is the same with heavier dark malt notes and a nice nuttiness with minor hop hints in the finish and a lingering bitter aftertaste. The level of smoke is a little disappointing. The taste is well balanced. Mouthfeel is medium-heavy bodied with nice carbonation, smooth and very drinkable.
Dec 30, 2018
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Reviewed by greenhousedrummer from Tennessee

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Not as smoke forward as I like but still an undeniably good beer. It's a bit more on the traditional porter side, with a nice hop bite, caramel sweetness and deep roasted nut aroma. There's a light kiss of smoke but it makes you work for it. Unfortunately, although a good beer, when reaching for a smoky fix I go for O'Fallon's smoked porter, Yazoo Sue, or Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock.
Dec 26, 2018
 
Rated: 3.74 by mltobin from Connecticut

Aug 31, 2018
 
Rated: 4.03 by Jibs from Canada (QC)

Aug 12, 2018
 
Rated: 4.05 by bobstockwell from Massachusetts

Mar 28, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by entenduintransit from Tennessee

Mar 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.24 by dextr24 from Massachusetts

Feb 22, 2018
 
Rated: 4.85 by mitchsb from Arizona

Feb 06, 2018
 
Rated: 2.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Jan 03, 2018
 
Rated: 3 by rabbott2 from Illinois

Jan 02, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by SiepJones from Pennsylvania

Dec 18, 2017
 
Rated: 3.89 by TheCrowsEye from California

Dec 11, 2017
 
Rated: 3.92 by gardner254 from Ohio

Nov 18, 2017
 
Rated: 4.23 by Missygurl3133 from Ohio

Nov 07, 2017
 
Rated: 3.92 by paresis from Massachusetts

Oct 22, 2017
 
Rated: 3.55 by thampel09 from New Jersey

Sep 13, 2017
 
Rated: 3.58 by Biggiekrock627 from Maryland

Jul 30, 2017
 
Rated: 3.16 by petrusek23 from Ohio

Jul 18, 2017
 
Rated: 3.92 by michaelsmith11 from Illinois

Jul 11, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
It pours a deep dark black yielding a spectacular one inch white foamy head leaving some nice lumpy valleys in the head. The head dies within a minute. The smell is a roasty, dry coffee sort of thing going on with a nice amount of hops allocated inside of some light cocoa. The taste is dry, roasty, bitter and sweet at different times throughout the beer. Some burnt malts seem to come through a bit as the beer warms. The palate is medium to heavy coating my mouth and tongue nicely like it should on a cold winter’s night. Sharpness is slightly there. Overall, I liked it for the most part and would come back to it.
Jul 09, 2017
 
Rated: 4.45 by StormAles from Canada (ON)

Jun 29, 2017
 
Rated: 3.05 by duceswild from Heard & McDonald Islands

Jun 14, 2017
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Reviewed by lwillitz from Wisconsin

4.01/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
22-oz bottle into porter/stout glass

I have been sitting on this one for a while and have decided to break it out for my birthday. Excited to try it . . .

A - 2 fingers of medium tan foam over a body of pitch black with mahogany highlights

S - roasted malt, smoke, dark fruits

T - smoke, spice, roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, herbal hops

M - smooth medium body, low to moderate carbonation

O - complex and very enjoyable; paired excellently with my wife's chocolate mousse cake!
Jun 09, 2017
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Reviewed by poisoneddwarf from Idaho

4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
22 oz bottle. Smoky aroma and flavor. Tastes a little like burnt coffee--that’s good. Blacker than black, excellent flavor, excellent excellent excellent beer. Fantastic example of the style.
Jun 07, 2017
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Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 4218 ratings