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A rich, dark and delicious porter with chocolate and coffee overtones accented by a subtle smokiness from just the right amount of peat smoked malt. Unlike a rauchbier, the "smoke" in Stone Smoked Porter is an ELEMENT of the character rather than being THE character. -- Greg Koch, Stone Brewing Co.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 20, 2003
It is a good, robust porter...I'm just taken aback by the strength of the smokiness, and it reminds me a little too much of a BBQ or bacon. Dark reddish brown body, small lacing of the head around the sides of the glass. This beer has an awful lot of hops for a porter, which results in an unusually bitter finish. I will probably not buy this again soon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2003
Dark body, thick tan head on the edge, smoke and coffee in the nose. Creamy mouthfeel, finishes somewhat bitter-chocolate-smokey. Crisp bubbles sliding down the glass. Fun to watch them.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (4631) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2003
Not much of a porter. It's more like a very dark, well-hopped APA. Minimal head and no lacing. Very smokey aroma. The smoked aspect of the flavor is very evident, and is enjoyable. The body is pretty thin, especially for a porter. The hop bitterness in the finish is a bit unenjoyable, which surprised me considering stone seems to be great at creating the perfect hop finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shag (2559) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2004 A pitch black appearance with a tan head. Aroma is smoked meat and roasted malt. Flavor is bitter and smokey. Yet another great beer from Stone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerluvindave (194) - Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2003
Unfortunately, I had the misfortune of having to drink this one from a plastic cup, since it was st. patty's day and the bar was afraid of drunks breaking their glass pints, but still a very good and smooth porter!!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 13, 2003
Good head and aroma, very chocolatey smelling but the flavour was quite smoked out. Like I was liking charcoal, bit still a pretty good chewy beer with a nice finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2003
Draft at the Stone Kickoff at the Blind Tiger Ale House in NYC. Now this is a porter. Nice smoked malt flavor. Wasn't real heavy.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thedm (4886) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAR 9, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2003 Very nice aroma that is pleasant to the nose. It has a typical very dark brown color with a small head that quickly disappears. I found my self taking 3 or four tastes before I even got a feeling for this Porter. It was a very mild taste that escaped me for a few moments. It had almost no before or after taste. Very smooth and lacking any bitterness. I find myself liking the Porters more and more. This brew is pushing me over the edge in that direction. Can I have some more please?

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - FEB 28, 2003
Smooth roasted malt flavor. Small creamy foam head. Gives hints of smoked meat in the flavor, but is complimented with thin sweet hops flavor. An exelent dark beer that would compliment a nice rich meal greatly.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkaufman (129) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2003
Aroma of chocolate and toasted malt. Pours a deep dark brown with a nice withstanding head. Flavor is excellent with malt sweetness, toasted malt, smoked malt, chocolate, and some hop bitterness to back it up. Not overpowering like some other smoke brews. Another fine brew from Stone.


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