Smoke Jumper Smoked Imperial Porter | Left Hand Brewing Company

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Smoke Jumper Smoked Imperial PorterSmoke Jumper Smoked Imperial Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by GCBrewingCo on 12-19-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
632
Reviews:
260
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
11.6%
 
 
Wants:
82
Gots:
69
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 632 |  Reviews: 260
Photo of Dragginballs76
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CPAles
3.97/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of puboflyons
4.63/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

From the 650 ml 2016 vintage bottle with a best by date of 10/14/21. Sampled on December 12, 2016.

The pour is a deep dark brown to near black color with a ring of red at the bottom of my glass. Foamy tan head.

The aroma has a big smoked dark malt and charcoal character and a sweetness under that. Low to no hop profile on the nose.

Medium to bold but astringent body.

Smoky goodness erupts in the flavor like a bonfire with sweet dark malts, maybe some raisins, and then it ends on a high bitter note that does not linger - but really warms the senses.

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BEERMILER12
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a near pitch black color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a thin ring of lace

S: Lots of smoke up front along with some roasted malts and lighter earthy notes

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with a good bit of smokiness and some roast followed by some earthy and very lightly herbal hop notes. Finishes with lingering salty smoke and a touch of sweetness

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A very nice smoked porter with plenty of camp fire smokiness. Not too much complexity behind the smoke, but it doesn't really need it. Worth checking out if you're into any smoked beers

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Photo of rypkr
4.43/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of briancathy
3.93/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of clayrock81
3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a black body with one-finger head and a smoky, meaty aroma. Medium-bodied beer that is sticky with hints of sugary sweetness underneath a smoky meatiness. Not a bad smoked ale but that is pretty much all I get.

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Photo of Kevinpitts
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ROGUE16
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tylerstravis
4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

$ 10.00/bomber (with tax) ($ 0.454/oz) from Oppermann’s Cork ‘N’ Ale, Saginaw, MI
2014 vintage bottle (BB 03/24/19) at 42o into a hand washed and dried Duvel tulip, allowed to warm to 55o
Aroma – roasted malt, weak smoke
Head small (Maximum < 2 cm, aggressive pour), light brown, frothy/fizzy, quickly diminishing to a three mm ring and partial layer
Lacing - none
Body – dark brown/black, opaque
Flavor – roasted malt, chocolate, very weak smoke, all well blended. No hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate – medium, creamy, soft carbonation

A decent porter with the smoked malt adding little to the experience. I might buy another to age a couple more years.

Appearance 3.25, Aroma 3.75, Flavor 3.75, Palate 4, Overall 3.75

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Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not so smoky, which was OK, and a delicious beverage on all counts, not too boozy, very smooth. Enjoyed this with friends, we only talked about Trump, made it hard to enjoy the beer!

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Photo of NilocRellim
4.45/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very dark brown, almost black. Very smokey smell, with sweet malts. Very balanced taste, smokey, smooth, toasted malts, molasses, slightly bitter finish, with a the smokiness lingering. Lovely, flavourful, very drinkable porter.

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Photo of thumperskibum
4.26/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of paresis
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
4.17/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.9/5  rDev +21%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Knobs303
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cath
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoeMans
4.39/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of crow
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mendvicdog
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oline73
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Smoke Jumper Smoked Imperial Porter from Left Hand Brewing Company
4.05 out of 5 based on 632 ratings.
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