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RATINGS: 543   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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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwm1034 (692) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Shared 12 oz bottle with Sherm1016....thanks! Pours dark brown with thin tan head...fades quickly. The head fades quickly but the powerful taste does not. The peppers do not dominate but rather add to the flavor....but it is still hot! It is the PALATE where this beer shines....it definitely is a warm feeling on the tongue and roof of my mouth. Great in the right place and time...but not for that "right after mowing the lawn on a hot day" type of event.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
caesar (5564) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
Bottle @ WWT IV, small sample. Slight hazy light brown color, short frothy head. Aroma has bit light toffee notes, bell pepper and chipotle, slight smoked. Bit sweet in taste, slight roast. Soft peppery finish. Base beer hardly recognizable and seems to be quite thin, which is not what I remember of it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (4159) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle @ WWT. Aroma is chocolate, roast, liquorice, pepper, smoke and malt. Flavour is choclate and liquorice at first, then instantly chipotle pepper burn, then some caramel, then more chipotle. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (6187) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Sample at WWT IV. Thin off white head. Clear dark amber pour. Subtle spiciness. Lingers in the aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (3047) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle @ WWT IV, courtesy of me, thnx to bytemesis for sending me this. Pours a dark brown beer with a medium sized, off white head on top. Aroma is slight roasty, peppery, slight smokey. Flavor is mildly sweet with a very mild pepper sensation in the back end. The base beer is a bit faded by the peppers, but unfortunately the peppers are very mild as well. Still decent, but expected much better.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (1156) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle at WWT tasting. Dark reddish brown with small off white head. Smoke, old coffee, some moldy cocoa beans, chili burn in the finish. Medium bodied. I’m not a big fan of smoked beers and this is no exception.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6141) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle shared at WWT IV. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of smoked malt, caramel, toffee, light fruity peppers and a touch of chocolate. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a big chilli burn in the finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (9548) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle @ WWT IV. Clear dark amber color, average sized off-white head. Smell and taste malts, pretty sharp peppers but I have to say I really can’t stand hot and spicy stuff, some leaves. Burning hot peppers in the finish, too much for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11049) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 10, 2015
Cloudy brown large light brown head. Peppery clean and malty aroma flavor is peppery roasted malty good peppery bite lovely.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dhatton (127) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Pours slightly translucent dark brown body with reddish hues. Thin light tan head. Roasted malt and cocoa aroma with a touch of smoke. Taste is bitter chocolate, some burned coffee. Charred oak and a hint of tobacco. Dry finish; the pepper really comes through on the back end. Heat is not overpowering, but enough to take notice. Nice addition of spiciness. Enjoyable with good complexity.

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.


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