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Stone Smoked Porter w/ Chipotle Peppers is a thing of spicy glory, with the just-right heat of smoked jalapeŮos (aka chipotles) that combines beautifully with the beerís 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!


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6018) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 8, 2012
12 ounce bottle thanks to Dallas. Pours a dark brown color with a medium tan head. The aroma is roast and chocolates. The flavor has spicy hot peppers, but not overly hot, some earthy dry cocoa and light roast fits in. Pretty mellow but lots of flavor. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilburs Foco. Pours a black appearance with a foamy brown head and nice lacing. Moderately spicy, light taco seasoning, dark chocolate, somewhat smoked aroma. Light veggie, somewhat chewy, rich dark chocolate, smoked chili pepper, light vanilla, somewhat smoky flavor. Pretty tasty but I prefer the normal version and the vanilla bean version better.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9161) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Bottle... Black ale with a small, creamy, khaki head and decent staying power. The bouquet is nutty and lightly smoky with undertones of dark chocolate and earthy smoked peppers. Medium-bodied and lightly creamy with soft carbonation. The flavor is carbonic, burnt and lightly bitter. Good balance overall. Subtle charcoal and pepper finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmikolich (1446) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2012
bottle from Lizardville RR - nose is peppery but more that burnt chipotle smell rather than true hot peppers, after 6oz my mouth was tingling and iím glad I only had 6oz to drink.. not a gut burner but a nice addition, still prefer the vanilla

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biznizness (1071) - Mooresville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 6, 2012
So, I didnít like this as much as the vanilla bean, but I donít think it was any less masterfully done. Not so much chipotle flavor as some heat in the finish, but done in such a way that this is still a delicious porter, not some novelty beer. Excellent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3152) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours deep brown to black with a small tan head that dissipates with some lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, smoke, coffee and just a touch of chili aroma. Taste is roasted malt, smoke, with a bit of chili coming on in the middle and lingering to the finish. No real heat though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (3565) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 5, 2012
On tap at The Hay Merchant. Pours a dark ruby with large creamy beige head leaving sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is smoke roast and chipotle. Medium mouthfeel with dry smoke and chipotle with light chocolate and lingering dry smoke finish. A good variation of the smoked porter.

1.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
ross (2088) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Bottle shared with the drainage rocks beside my house. Drank half of this while enjoying a cigar. Poured the other half into the rocks beside my house. Looks like regular smoked porter, even has a similar odor. Taste is very different. The first few sips seem to be very good, refreshing, thick, with some odd flavor. After that it gets spicy and in turn nasty. I love spicy food; i currently have 4 habanero varieties growing in the back yard. I prefer spicy flavors in my food, not my drinks. A drainpour for me. Even my driveway hated it.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
robertjm (773) - Albany, California, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Tan frothy head. Aroma isnít particularly smokey nor peppery. Initial flavor is of the smoke. However, the peppers build up on the back end, yet not overly overpowering. Normally I donít go in for chipotle, but this isnít half bad.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Bottle. Poured dark brown with an average to large brown frothy head that was mostly lasting with very good lacing. Moderate to heavy chocolate smoke malt aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy dark pepper roasted smoked flavor with a medium spice sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Complex standout beer


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