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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!


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
contagion (9) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 7, 2010 does not count
Identical to standard Stone Smoked Porter except a spicy feeling on the tongue. Good if you want a very slight modification.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dwyerpg (4356) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 30, 2011
I thought this was really tasty. Thick with a bit of smoke and spice, it really was quite drinkable and nice. Certainly could drink this again.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ads135 (2579) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - DEC 4, 2011
Deep, dark brown coloration. Light tan head with decent retention. Smells of smoke, spice, and chocolate. Tastes of the same. Tried with Jay and Lauren at the Flying Saucer’s Stone welcome party in KC (4/19/2011)

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (881) - Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Pours dark ruby red with two fingers of light brown head. Smells smoked, hints of chocolate, and very subtle Chipotle spice. Taste is Chipotle dominant with some smoke underneath. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Stone Smoked Porter with Chipotle Peppers finishes with a very subtle Chipotle burn.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BigBastard (668) - L.A., California, USA - JUL 14, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2006 Had this at BJ’s, Woodland Hills. It was Stone tribute night and Steve Wagner was the host which was very cool. Aroma was robust and smokey with a nice peppery smell. Flavor was subdued bbq smoke, chocolate, light hops and a lingering chili spice. The pepper really went well with the porter, and the aging made it all silky smooth. Too bad they only made two casks of this, it was delicious.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
revolverlbc (22) - California, USA - DEC 7, 2012
I really enjoyed this brew. The chipotle fit in perfectly with the smokey sweetness of the porter. Don’t fret about the heat-there is none. Do not drink on a full stomach; this is a hefty beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nephilium (1261) - Ohio, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Great smokey aroma, with a hint of the chipotle peppers peaking through. Pours a nearly opaque dark brown, with a full light tan head that slowly fades. The flavor is amazing, full of roasted notes, smoke, and a touch of pepper heat. The heat comes out a little more in the finish, and just exists as a hint. This is a beer you sip to enjoy the flavors, with no alcohol heat. If you like the regular smoked porter, I highly recommend this variant.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kevinator (717) - The Colony, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2012
This was good. It is the first beer I’ve had with peppers added that I’ve enjoyed. It is also a variation to an already great beer that truly stands apart from the original. Roasted malt on the aroma with a hint of spice. Really dark but not with an overly thick head. The taste has a strong roasted and smokey covering that is followed by an earthy roasted pepper that blends so well. It is the one taste they lasts before being covered by another sip.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
malrubius (1578) - Willowick, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2013
Bottle from someplace cheaper than CountyWide Beverage. Rich dark dark brown with lasting tan ring, Aromas of coffee smoke dark fruit and the chipotle chili I made last night. Nice and medium rich dark chocolate roasted coffee and dark fruity sweetness with medium assertive roasted bitter smoky dry finish and lingering smoky heat. Excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SDalkoholic (2089) - Linda Vista, California, USA - MAY 26, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2013 On tap @ Toronado SD: Poured a dark brown color topped with a thin creamy head. Aroma smells identical to the regular smoked porter recipe but there is a faint hint of smoked peppers. It isn’t really until I take my first sip am I able to distinguish the smoky flavors of poblano or ancho chile peppers while the base of porter flavors make this beer even more enjoyable. My stomach can even notice the spicy difference of this. It’s about time I finally had the chance to drink this since Stone Bistros rarely have it on tap. 5/26/2007 original posting: Purchased in my growler @ the brewery. Initial aroma is a light roasty smell with a hint of chipotle peppers in the background. Pours the same color as the original porter but will create minimum amount of head formation. The flavor is of dark roasted malt that dominates over the light smoked chipotle peppers. Very subtle with just a hint of fiery jalapeno, I guess I expected a stronger kick since it was Stone.


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