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RATINGS: 841   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Beans Added.


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpreo (2529) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 15, 2015
This stuff was really tasty. Oh, but it needs more alcohol in it. Still a delicious bit of drink.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
edwardbass (789) - Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2015
Underwhelmed would be an understatement. Perhaps itís a bit old? Standard porter looks. Aroma has mild vanilla and smoke....very mild. Thereís almost zero of the deep roasted flavors a porter typically presents, with very, very mild vanilla and very mild smoke. Quite disappointing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Tap @ Black Sheep, MPLS. Deep brown pour with a prominent tan head. Somewhat hazy. Toasted marshmallow and vanilla. Mellow smoked malts. Nice sweet/earthy profile. Taste is fairly rich. Generally sweet, some umami. Brown sugar, light smoke. Burnt caramel. Sort of oily. Pretty nice stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (933) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 21, 2015
Poured from 1 pt 6 fl oz bottle. Dark brown with full tan head. Aroma of light roast malt with subtle hints of smoke and vanilla. Taste has a mix of chocolate and vanilla

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiiruBierBeer (945) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Smells weird. Strange roasty scent with maybe some vanilla. I was expecting this to be gross since Iím not exactly Stoneís #1 fan, but this actually isnít bad at all. Notes of mild roast and a creamy soft vanilla character. Extremely mild smoke thankfully. There is a bit of a minerally character in there though. Lighter body, medium carbonation, and some foam.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quick3Beers (944) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Pours a deep dark brown with a slight off-white head from a bottle. Aroma of chocolate and caramel/toffee. Flavor of dark chocolate and smoked wood, a little thin in the mouth IMHO. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (2328) - Georgia, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Nice vanilla beer. Dark brown. A little sweet, but overall nice balance of vanilla, chocolate, and smoked malts. Nothing amazing, but very solid and drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours black. Aroma and taste are chocolate, vanilla, and nice smoked malts.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
juiceisloose (1318) - Windermere, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2015
This one pours a hazy dark brown color that is mostly transparent when held to the light. The body is topped a smooth head of tan colored foam that slowly recedes to a thin film. The aroma is really nice showing notes of bakers chocolate, smoke, and a nice sweetness from the vanilla beans. The flavor follows suit with dark and bakerís chocolate up front along with sweet vanilla and a touch of smoke. There is just the right amount of bitterness on the back end to balance out the sweetness. Medium bodied and smooth with balanced carbonation leading to a sweet vanilla finish. Really nice beer and a great addition to the base beer. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5898) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle: Poured a clear light black color porter with a large light brown foamy head. Aroma of light chocolate notes with light smoky note notes with some vanilla undertones are pleasant. Taste is a mix between chocolate malt notes offset by some vanilla with discreet smoky flavors. Body is thinner then I was hoping for with good carbonation. Well brewed and easy to drinking but lacks some depth and body to be truly great.


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