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'Smokiest' Porter

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by fx20736, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. fx20736

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    I love Porters. Three flavors I encounter over and over in the best Porters are:

    Coffee
    Chocolate
    Smoke

    Smoke is the flavor that intrigues me most (I'm a non-smoker but I really enjoy BBQ and Islay Whiskys).

    Eddy Fitz has some nice smokiness which makes me wonder: Which Porters are the 'smokiest'?
     
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    Captain Lawrence makes a good smoked porter and you should be able to find it being in ny.
     
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    Stone Smoked Porter is pretty dope.
     
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    O'Fallon Smoked Porter is pretty smokey.
     
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    Mikkeller Black Hole Peat Whiskey Aged.
     
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    I agree with the Captain Lawrence. One of my favs
     
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    Left Hand Smoke Jumper is pretty awesome
     
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    Smoking wood from The Bruery is the smokiest I have had!
    Rye
     
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    sooooooooo good. like smokey pulled pork and chocolate in one beer!!
     
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    Have tried all the ones mentioned in this thread so far, and Capt. Lawrence is the best of them. CL also makes an Imperial Smoked Porter occasionally (keg only) that is better than almost any other Porter of any variety. Keep an eye out for that one too.
     
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    Smoke jumper from left hand. Very good!
     
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    It doesn't really matter whether you smoke or not, if a beer had cigarette smoke flavour it would pretty disgusting.
     
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    I'm going to throw a nod to the Ranger Creek Mesquite Smoked Porter. (When it's on-point it's "like brisket in a bottle" although my most recent experience with it was hit-and-miss, unfortunately.)
     
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    Grey Sail from RI has one that's pretty good..
     
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    Burnpile from Magic Hat surprised the hell out of me.
     
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    Much less smokey than Stone Smoked Porter though. Still, it's an awesome beer. I would reach for it because I can enjoy more than one without feeling like I ate a pack of Marlboros. Stone Smoked Porter is amazing, but I'd never reach for a second pint after the first. Leaning Chimney on the other hand is one I would gladly have a few of.
     
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    Captain Lawrence Smoked Porter was horrible. It sucked every bit of decency out of my mouth. I was left with shit breath and a bad beer mood. I think I dumped some of it too.

    Stone is my main man in this department.
     
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    Yazoo Sue is the smokiest I've had. Very good beer as well.
     
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    Yep.. O'Fallon Smoke is one of the more underrated porters out there..
     
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    King Titus from Maine Beer Co is the smokiest I've had, but I can't recommend it. It wasn't a robust smoke, it was more like three-day-old ashtray smoke.
     
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    Stone Vanilla Smoked Porter is awesome!
     
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    Anyone that loves "smoke" should try the Capt.'s Imperial Smoked Porter.Delicious.

    "The" best I have yet to try.

    On another note,I am looking 4ward to trying Grey Sail's new offering.

    Cheers
     
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    Fat Heads Up in Smoke Porter is out of this world.

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    Epic Smoked Porter
     
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    I like a little bit of smoke, but the CL Smoked Porter was a bit much for my palate. Does anyone know whether the smoke mellows with age?

     
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    Alaskan Smoked Porter/Schlenkerla Rauchbier black and tan, FTW
     
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    London Porter from Arcadia
     
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    Surly smoke blew my mind. I love that beer so much
     
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    Smoking Wood
     
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    Agreed on the Sue recomendations. One of the best porters, let alone smoked porters, I've tried.
     
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    Of those mentioned, I'll say that Yazoo Sue, The Bruery's Smoking Wood and Left Hand's Smokejumper are about the smokiest porters I've had.

    Don't limit yourselves to porters when looking for smoke, though!
     
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    Alaskan Smoked Porter, hands down!
     
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    Huge fan of smoking wood. Split a 750 with a friend and enjoy!
     
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    i agree, its a great balance this year. easy to get
     
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    The Bruery Smoking Wood
     
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