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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   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!


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AtlAggie (241) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 17, 2011
Very smoky, fairly aggressive, bitter finish. Dark fruit, molasses. Could use a little more balance. Interesting.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Corrinado711 (68) - - APR 24, 2014
Pours a very deep brown with very thin light tan had. Aroma of mostly roasted malt some molasses coca and some hops. Not much pepper. Taste is roasted malt molasses with a light dry hopes finish and at the very end of the finish you get a little bit of a smoked pepper taste in the back of your throat . This is a great smoked porter but the pepper is not very noticeable

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
walleye (1063) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2014
Bottle. poured a nice mahogany with a small tan head. aroma what else but the smoked jalapenos, roasted malts, vanilla, chocolate. jalapenos, bitter chocolate, malt. was a little disappointed that wasn’t any heat but the flavor was there

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (576) - Michigan, USA - APR 23, 2014
Pours a dark brown but looks near black as its filled the glass. A light tan colored head that swirls easily into a thick topping that leaves a spotty lacing. Not a huge aroma. A fresh clean pepper and slight hop smell. A thick creamy feel with a nice chocolate taste upfront. A big spicy pepper heat comes in with a bang that really stays around well after the sip. As it warms and I get the second pour the chocolate smoothness masks the heat slightly. When having a Smoked Porter variant these are the flavors I’m looking for. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocJitsu (723) - Florida, USA - APR 23, 2014
Pours clear, but dark ruby-brown color with a large, sudsy, light taupe head. Peat smoke-dominant nose. The sweetness from the malt, broadens the smoke just enough to be convincing that I’m not smelling peat embers. The mouthfeel is pleasant and a little heavier than that of a usual porter. Also, quite a bit of capcasin heat is noted on the tongue and lingering on the rear of the palate. Tons of fresh chilis appears and endures following some sweet, roasted malt up front. Finishes with some smoke and mild bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2112) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 21, 2014
Nice brown color with off-white head. Aroma is difficult because I have a cold, but I get smoke. Starts roasty sweet with a touch of smokiness the chipotle kicks in and heats the back of the throat, though not too much. Quite tolerable..

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (1956) - Crestview, Florida, USA - APR 20, 2014
Dark brown pour. Slight tan head. Lacing. Malty aroma. Taste is slight malt with a very slight smoke. Finishes sweet with a nice pepper heat.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (1777) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle, aged two-three years. Thin chocolate nose, wine-like, with some pepper notes. Thick dark brown, 2-cm. tan head, good lace. Light crushed berries, mild creamy chocolate, gentle peppery tingle, and just a little smoke. Medium body. Peppers, at this stage, are not really so apparent until late mid palate and final, and mostly as a sensation rather than flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anaheim1983 (140) - Anaheim, California, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Ok...phenolic, manufactured lean, meh! No real bad stuff going on like bugs, but just kinda plain.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenverLogan (753) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Had this many times. Pours a dark brown with small head and lace. Aroma and flavors of sweet malts and southwest peppers. A good blend and balance without too much pepper or sweetness. Good fresh or with some age.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrymel (1450) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Happy to have had this one, my vote between the Vanilla and this.... This, by a football field. Pours black with a solid quilt of tan foam and leaves nice billowed lace. Smell carries the smoke and chipotle peppers very, very well. Makes me want a mission style burrito from my local Neato Burrito with a healthy helping of pork. Taste is a quality merge of smoke, chipotle, porter and leather - a really tasty treat. Medium bodied with reserved carbonation and semi dry finish. Really nice beer. Certainly my fav of the two. Serving type: bottle 07-12-2012


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