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RATINGS: 507   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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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!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiddleBrau (938) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Tap at Capone’s. Deep mohagany with off white lacy head. Cocoa and roast in the nose. Cocoa flavor and pepper presence is well incorporated, just right and pleasant. Always a nice Porter with a twist.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (2553) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 29, 2014
The beer is dark mahogany with an off-white head. Aromas of hickory, smoke, roast, char, cacao, peppers. Nice flavor - everything comes together nicely. Peppery heat is there, but doesn’t overwhelm or fatigue the palate. Chocolate and roast with some earthy hop character in the finish. not something I would have regularly, but this was a fun beer. A good candidate for sharing a few ways.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
poisoneddwarf (1716) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bomber. Aroma consists of peppers, tobacco, mild campfire, licorice, raspberry jam, wet rock. Pours dark mahogany with a medium beige head with decent retention. Taste is thankfully much more smoky than the aroma; also mid-level heat from the peppers, roasty, coffee, earthy, mild licorice; finishes slightly bitter. As it warms, the peppers become more pronounced, offering more vegetal jalapeno flavor (good in this case) and heat. Perfect palate. I love it; much better than plain old Stone Smoked Porter, which I’ve always thought was a lost opportunity.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
krumbum (521) - truckee, California, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Dark brown thick with light uniform bubble ring of head. Smokey with light roasted behind it like being around a campfire with coffee roasting in the back ground. Smokey flavor with a nice bitter smoke flavor to accompany the spice from the pepper.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jflopsu (546) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Pours a dark black. Has a chocolate aroma with some spices. Taste is unique with chocolate, coffee, and strong chipotle spices. Leaves a spicy aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (1613) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle while chillin. Dark brown close to black with a medium sized good lasting tan head. Gentle charcoal smoke, herbal, wood, grain, light jalapeños. All of this is quickly overpowered by chile. Medium body, feels big for the abv, oily texture, medium carbonation, medium sweet, little bitterness, long chili heat. The chily takes up a lot of space, it’s a cwazy novelty brew, but ok in smaller amounts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Spence_Man (15) - - JUL 25, 2014
As a beer (and especially as a seasonal porter like this one) it’s stellar. NOW as far as personal preference goes I wasn’t too into it. It came on smooth and tasty and then punched me in the face with the pepper taste. I should make a note that it was the first Peppered beer I’ve ever tried so there may be a learning curve.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
floydslip (173) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Dark cola-colored beer with a thin fizzy tan head that disappears quickly. Rich nose of smoked peat, cocoa, and balsamic with a tingling sensation of pepper. Flavor is much more pronounced than the aroma. It starts with an explosion of dark-roast coffee, burnt nuts, and unsweetened cocoa which gives way to prominent smoke and finally a slight punch of heat, which blends into the finishing hops. Good beer with many layers of flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (2572) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Sampled at ESBLS. It poured a ruby color with a nice tan head. The aroma was of dark chocolate with some smokey malt. The taste was of roasted malts with a smokey finish that has a light, chipotle spice bite. Not overpowering, just about right.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (2547) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle from whole foods, brown pour, tan head, nose is chocolate and peppers, taste is coffee and peppers, awesome.


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