RateBeer
overall
96
98
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 821   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Beans Added.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dragonlady1010 (30) - Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2010
Big vanilla aroma with notes of chocolate and coffee. Deep brown with a small tan head. Flavors of vanilla, roasted malt, coffee, and chocolate. As it warms, the smoke becomes more apparent and balances beautifully with the vanilla. Fantastic beer.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 [3255-20100803] Sample. Sweet vanilla coffee and lovely wood roast malt aroma. Black body with a medium-lasting bubbly light tan head. Woody vanilla roast malt flavour has a lingering vanilla bean note. Full body. Smooth and drinkable, wow! What a great start to the festival! (10/3/9/4/18) 4.4
(@ GBBF 2010, London, England)

[6298B-20140502] Bottle. Smoked wood vanilla roast aroma. Slightly hazy, dark brown body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Vanilla roasted grainy charred wood flavour. Full body. Not really a fan of the vanilla paired with charcoal, but it’s not terrible. (6/3/6/3/13) 3.1
(c/o blankboy, w/ him, GregClow, jercraigs)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mfdros (35) - , New York, USA - OCT 16, 2010
chocolate, roasty, leather, vanilla, brown, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, medium body, long finish. The vanilla doesn’t add much to this beer. I prefer the smoked porter- this one seems a little thin and is tougher going down.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
italarican (1520) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - OCT 13, 2010
Tap at the RnH Stone Takeover. Dark chocolate pour. Boatloads of pleasant vanilla bean in the nose, followed by oak and chocolate. Flavor is a nice blend of smoked sausage, vanilla bean, and oak. Thin body with a predominantly smoky finish. The sweetness takes a backseat to the smokiness, but I really like the sweet vanilla touch.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4494) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2010
Appearance: Displays a reasonably clear, dark brown body capped by a modest bone white head. Smell: Nicely fragrant vanilla top note atop scents of light cocoa powder, mild roast coffee, and smokey peat. Taste: Dark maltiness with taste of dark whole meal bread and hints of cocoa and coffee. Moderate sweetness. Vanilla coming through as a generous splash of A&W Cream Soda. A bit more coffee peeking through. Very subtle earthy bitterness tucked away in the back. Dries out for the most part, leaving you with a taste of lightly roasted, toasted vanilla bean pods. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-low carbonation. Drinkability: Smooth, pleasant, and without any hard edges. Just as the standard iteration gives you just enough smoke character, so, too, does this give you just enough vanilla.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
freekyp (1591) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 10, 2010
On tap at Duckworth’s Charlotte, NC. Nose shows cappicino with chocolate, and strong vanilla. A bit of burnt coffee in there as well. Tastes like a twist ice cream cone with a bit of bitterness. Thick tan lacing. Dark auburn with ruby highlights. Mouthfeel is medium. Not too aggressive. Ends on a long black coffee note.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (6722) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2010
Draft. Pours near black with a beige head. Roasty aroma with some vanilla sweetness and light smoky notes. The flavor has some sweeter vanilla, milk chocolate, light roasty notes and light smoky notes. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (15204) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 7, 2010
Draught at Churchkey. Not bad, medium body, lots and lots of vanilla. Decent smokey edge.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tastybeer (1845) - Indiana, USA - OCT 7, 2010
Draft. Pours black with a nice tan head. Flavors of smoke, vanilla, cocoa, but overall a bit thin.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adrian910ss (2412) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2010
On draft at R & H. Pours a dark cola with a medium sized light beige head. Aroma of sweet malt, light vanilla and cocoa powder. Taste of sweet malts, light vanilla, and cocoa. Slightly on the watery side.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 68 69 70  71  72 73 74 » 83


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50