RateBeer
overall
96
98
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 544   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Stone Smoked Porter w/ Chipotle Peppers is a thing of spicy glory, with the just-right heat of smoked jalapeños (aka chipotles) that combines beautifully with the beer’s peat-smoked malt and roasty character. The idea came about in 2006 when Merchandise Manager Chris Carroll suggested we make a special "South of the Border Stone Smoked Porter" for Cinco de Mayo that year. One sip, and we were hooked!


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zickbeer_ye (327) - Virginia, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Dry roasty coffee, light vanilla and cocoa with very minor pepper aroma. dark red body and light beige head. Dry roasty coffee and cocoa flavors with a nice spicy Chipotle flavor in the end. Smooth with a little heat in the end.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emeister84 (1394) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa powder, mild chipotle. Black with a lasting minimal, tan head. Dry, subtly spicy, earthy, toasty, with raw cocoa flavors. Full bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1759) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Red-brown pour with light brown head. Aroma is smoky and peppers. Taste is roasted malt, smoke and peppers. The smoke and peppers are up front, balanced by the roasted malt base. Very little heat. Dry. Nice lacing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Handypaul (296) - - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours very dark brown with a frothy quickly disappearing brown head that leaves no lace. Aroma is Chipotle and smoke. Light bitterness, flavor follows nose, light to medium body, thin texture and a lingering finish that features Chipotle picante into the far finish.

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dodskenta (43) - Rönninge, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2015
Pours pitch black with a one finger beige head. Peppery aroma with just a hint of smoke. Flavour wise it starts of with notes of cocoa, charred wood, some fruitiness from the pepper and the end is spicy. Alright mouthfeel with good amount of carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
duster1354 (22) - - JAN 31, 2015
I’ve enjoyed a lot of chilli beers before and usually the heat is best when mixed with food but here the Chipotle is subtle enough for just quaffing. I’ll pair with fajitas shortly.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pivo (2617) - GERMANY - JAN 19, 2015
Deep brown color, frothy beige head. Light charcoal and toast nose. Subtle smoke flavor with an espresso bitter dryness. Nice!

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
maddmatt639 (312) - Pacifica, California, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Light retention and medium lacing. Smells of cocoa, malt and peppery spices. Tastes of peppery malt, cocoa and a little beefy. Semi-spicy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (2848) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle. Pour is deep black with a light tan head Aroma is dark chocolate, caramel, a hint of coffee and spice. Taste is chocolate and coffee with some vanilla. Back end has the chipotle and the smoked malt. Bottle cellared for 1 year.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fratto (2803) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle from my aunt Pam. Muddy brown pour with an off-white head. Aroma is peppers, chocolate, and a little beef. Taste is roasted, more pepper, and a good cocoa finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 55


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50