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RATINGS: 793   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Beans Added.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2269) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Choclate-brown on the top and a copper-amber color at the bottom with thick off-white head. A light vanilla-chocolate aroma. The flavor is a cocoa-powder chocolatey with vanilla at the end and tinges of smoke.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
demannu (27) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Had high expectations for this beer. Smokey? Very much so. Vanilla bean? Not so much. Itís there but I wanted a more pronounced vanilla flavor. Maybe the smoke and bitterness just buried it a bit too much for me. Iím sure others will appreciate it this more than I did.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (705) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a hint of amber. Has a strong smoky aroma with chcolate, coffee and vanilla. A very grainy taste with coffee and vanilla. Lingering coffee taste that is very dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jc1762 (121) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 26, 2015
On tap at Birth & Barley - shows translucent copper brown with a finger of coffee colored foam. The nose shows overwhelmingly large vanilla with a very subtle smokiness. The palate starts off with good clean vanilla flavors & completely dry. Vanilla everywhere in the background.Smoke is definitely there but not a very harmonious mix. Bitterness on finish comes from hops and not smoke. Foamy and light bodied with medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrettTaylor (588) - Radford, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Poured from bottle. Aroma - mix of vanilla and smoke. Taste - significantly smoky - they arenít joking around. Malty, vanilla, almost bourbony back end. Too wood smoky for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tugboat_801 (22) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - FEB 24, 2015
It could be that Iím sick but just not getting the flavors out if this beer I want. Still very tasty, great notes of vanilla and roasty malts.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brandon1989 (385) - Euless, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2015
This beer pours a clear dark brown with some ruby shining through it when held up to the light. There is a medium off white head that left some good lacing around the glass. This beer looks identical to the regular Smoked Porter. The aroma is dark roasted barley, bitter chocolate, and vanilla. The taste is noticeable with the vanilla but it is not overpowering. The smokiness is also very noticeable but also not overpowering. I also pick up chocolate and coffee. The mouthfeel is creamy and on the medium side. The drinkability is really high on this beer, I highly recommend you try it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (4683) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Very nice. Pours black with good head and lacing. Big vanilla aroma with cacao and well integrated smoke aroma. Bitter finish. Black pour with good head and lacing. Thick consistency. Tap at Churchkey.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
canuck_j (79) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 20, 2015
Pours dark with a mediun cream head Laces on the glass . Opaque.Big vanilla and caramel nose with notes of dates and raisins. Has a big raisin flavour with a little hop pinch many complex flavours which include dates, and earthly leafiness, sweet caramel and chocolate notes Too . Overall a wonderful complex beer, hoppier than normal in this style but all Stone Beers are. Great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigbish (576) - California, USA - FEB 18, 2015
This is a nice smoked Porter. Burnt notes, chocolate and vanilla notes. Good beer, not amazing.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bwyu (41) - - FEB 17, 2015
Wow... Great balance of flavors. Chocolate comes out more with the vanilla but the perceived sweetness is cut by the smoke. Mouthfeel is nice and soft. Love this beer!


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