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Stone Smoked Porter | Stone Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by kbub6f on 03-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,597
Reviews:
1,816
Ratings:
4,194
pDev:
11.25%
Bros Score:
4.03
 
 
Wants:
201
Gots:
528
Trade:
1
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Really smooth and delicious. I would recommend it

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

wow! what can I say? this beer lives up to its name as it is pretty smoky in both senses of smell and taste. the look is reminiscent of a stout. the foamy head dissipates sooner rather than later, but that could depend on how cold/warm this porter is in room tempurature. in this case, I poured it into a frosted mug.

according to some, just the name porter gives a bitter aftertaste in mind. this is not the case at all. this exceptional porter actually is quite creamy smooth and sweet. it gives a full taste and goes down smoothly.

available in Bevarages & More.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Look: Dark brown in color with a lighter ring of brown at the bottom of the glass. 1 inch tan foamy head and great retention some lace would have liked to see more

Smell: Coffee and bitter chocolate in the foreground and just a hint of smoke in the background

Taste: A nice amount of smoke upfront that reminds me of a campfire. The back end carries a nice amount of coffee and finishes with the perfect amount of bitter chocolate

Mouthfeel: Medium body and carbonation. Slightly dry on the finish

Overall: Probably the best "smoked" beer I have ever had and probably on the market. Right amount of smoke that blends perfectly with the other flavors.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into my trusty pint glass. Classic American Porter but smoked. Brownish to near blackish beer. Chocolaty and coffeeish beer smoked. The smell was so intriging and the smoked taste led me back to this beer. Smooth beer. Simpily [email protected]!

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great beer, fantastic with dessert

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I don't normally drink a lot of porters because I prefer hoppy beers and generally think that porters/stouts aren't as complex. This beer made me change my mind. This porter has a very a very dynamic full body malt character. I liked the smoky coffee character. All together a great beer. I will be looking to try more of the same.

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Stone Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 4,194 ratings
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