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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.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Yeahitsnolan (51) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 21, 2006
Poured deep and dark with a tan head. Aroma was a nice smokey hop smell. First drink I was blown away on the great smokey malt taste with a great chocolate backing. The smokey adds a great touch that moves the porter from a good beer to a great beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmatt (51) - THE LOU, Missouri, USA - SEP 8, 2006
definitely got the chocolate and coffee flavor. did not pick up a whole lot of the smoke flavor in it. i did have ruination the night before though, the affects of that may not have completely worn yet. that’s not a bad thing, some smokes taste like a campfire in your mouth. not a bad porter.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
VVilliam (50) - USA - FEB 3, 2008
Bottled. Pours a thick motor oil black with no head. An incredible beer with smoke, chocolate, fruit, and caramel. Very smooth, very calm. Seems like it should be stronger, and it probably should be. Will definitely have to buy again.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wbdace (50) - los angeles, California, USA - JUL 1, 2008
Pours dark brown with a good light brown head that lasts. Aroma of sweet malt, flavor of chockolate and caramel, nice finish. All in all an excellent porter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Periander (49) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2007
Dark brown/black with thick tan head. Sweet aroma, creamy texture. Nice sweet malt but only a hint of smoke and a bit short on finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkoch (47) - USA - AUG 19, 2007
Very dark brown, almost black, with a huge brown head. When I tasted this beer cold out of the fridge, all I could taste was the smoke flavor. It was awful. If I would rate it before it warmed up a little, I’d give Stone Smoked Porter a 1.5 at best. However, once it warms up just a little I taste coffee, dark fruit, and chocolate notes, and the roasted malt. Great beer, just don’t drink it cold.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
khays (47) - - MAY 13, 2014
Smells delicious, chocolate, rich malt and liquorice. Pours dark brown with a tan head, looks of low carbonation, Big bitter flavour up front, followed by dark berries, burnt malt, slightly smoky, a little bit of grapefruit. Heavy body and early bitterness, medium carbonation, dry finish. A unique beer which is worth trying and good enough for continual purchase. The smoke isn't to over powering and best for those who like hops. Not sweet and more refreshing than you would expect a porter to be.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
awautlet (45) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 27, 2008
Loved this beer. One of the lightest Porters I have tasted. Light malty nose with a hint of smoke. On the palate are flavors of toasted malt, dark chocolate with just a touch of smoke. I like that the smoke is light and really enhances the beer instead of becoming the only taste component. Dry and slightly bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yeastmaster (44) - USA - SEP 1, 2003
Aroma very reminiscent of Guiness, though color is lighter. Smokiness really brings out the flavors of smoked meat (pepperoni) and cheese (smoked mozarella). Beer disappears from glass very quickly.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PushEject (42) - Palmdale, California, USA - APR 15, 2003
Dark, rich brown in color with creamy head (almost nitro-quality) with lovely lacing. Deep & malty chocolate aroma with mild hop notes. Subtle smoky flavor that builds with time. Hoppier than many Porters. Very sweet and full in the mouth. Burnt chocolate on the tongue and drier than expected finish. Mild smoky tendrils that caress your nose and the back of your throat like a forgotten lover who returns only in the deepest of dreams. Very nicely balanced. A stellar beer.


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