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RATINGS: 372   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
We celebrated our first five years in business by releasing anniversary India pale ales, with each subsequent IPA brewed to be hoppier and more intense than the previous. For our 6th anniversary in 2002, we extended this concept by making an intensified version of Stone Smoked Porter. We cranked up the malts and hops a notch or three and conditioned it on French and American oak, which accentuated our porter’s distinctive smokiness and amplified its chocolate and roast coffee flavors while also adding subtle notes of toffee, cherries, dried berries and vanilla. We’re proud to give those who missed out—as well as those who didn’t—a fresh shot at experiencing this smoky, dark-as-night wonder.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hockey9930 (259) - - OCT 5, 2016
Black with two fingers of dark tan head. Aroma is a bit smokey with dark roasted malts. Taste is roasty, earthy, and woody with a little black coffee bitterness. Heavy bodied and fairly thick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baramba (977) - ITALY - OCT 2, 2016
On tap. Black with creamy beige head. Roasted malt aroma,chocolate, licorice, alcohol. Sweet malt flavour, chocolate, roasted, alcohol. Roasted finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (4334) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2016
Bottle. Black pour, tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, licorice, caramel, burnt malts and bready yeast. Flavor is quite bitter, roasted, creamy, slightly sweet and very full bodied. Heavy brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cobaink2 (450) - seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 29, 2016
Bottle from beer junction. Nice hazelnut and chocolate flavors. Little bit of smoke and a little bit of hops. Quite nice. Could drink a lot of this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (3036) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2016
Pours black with almost no head. Aromas of chocolate, roasted malt, roasted nuts, slight vanilla, brown sugar. Taste is roasted and chocolatey with a very nice balanced bitterness. Mouthfeel is quite light bodied with medium carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SinH4 (3181) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2016
Sampled from tap at Stone Garden Berlin. Black color with beige head. Aroma is chocolate, caramel, soy sauce, umami, dark fruits, a bit cherry. Taste is chocolate, a bit wood and ash, again a bit soy sauce and some dark fruits. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel. Not bad, but a bit underwhelming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23355) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2016
Draft @ Taphouse, Copenhagen. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate caramel flavor with weak smoky hints. Has a roasted malty smoky chocolate caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (12047) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2016
From tap at Taphouse. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, caramel, chocolate, bitternes, bread, alcohol and dried fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrumpy369 (507) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 26, 2016
Bottle shared at hopaholic. Pitch black colour, small white head. Nose is soy sauce with nuts. Taste is medium bitterness. Expected better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (6208) - Örebro, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2016
Sample at a Systembolaget tasting. Fruity and malty smell with dark malts, chocolate, sugar and syrup. Similar taste with some dried herbs. Sharp and strong bitterness, too strong to be honest.

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