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RATINGS: 833   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Beans Added.

tfratzke's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tfratzke (74) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Nice aroma of vanilla. Light smoke, roast on the nose. Taste is similar, subtle smokiness. Vanilla comes through with some chocolate. A little thinner than I prefer, but overall really great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopsandBolts (212) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2015
1 pint bottle from Beverage Depot in Burlington Vermont.

Appearance: Pours a dark black with a finger of light tan head. Short retention, slight lacing.

Aroma: Dough, hint of coffee.

Flavours: Coco beans, vanilla, smoke, coffee, moca, raisins and prunes.

Mouthfeel: Average viscosity, lingering finish, average carbonation.

Overall: Nice Porter in which the vanilla and coffee beans really come out. The dark fruits like raisins and prunes come out as it begins to warm.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmongoose (1802) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Bomber shared pours a medium brown with light Brown head. The aroma and flavor is lots of vanilla bean almost touch the ratio of smoke to vanilla bean is bean. I like more smoke this one leaves me wanting more

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpreo (2112) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
edwardbass (662) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5923) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (813) - 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

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiiruBierBeer (673) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quick3Beers (451) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1617) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1271) - - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours black. Aroma and taste are chocolate, vanilla, and nice smoked malts.

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