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RATINGS: 2355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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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.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TheGreatKen (76) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 27, 2003
This is the only Stone beer I didn't like. I don't like the combination of smoked and bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MikeT (76) - Hollis, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 30, 2005
Great dark brown color with a thick tan head and outstanding lace. Aroma of dark malt and chocolate with a very pleasant taste of malt, chocolate and coffee that leaves the palate with a slight hop bitterness. Overall a very pleasant Porter.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShawnC (76) - - SEP 9, 2012
AGED 2 YEARS Brown. Slight amber. Small lacy head. Muted and slightly malty nose with a whisper of roasty smoke. Nice mouth. Creamy with a touch of complex smokiness left. Almost medicinal Woody bark and dark roast finish. Needs chocolate. Very interesting but I think it is better fresh. ---That dog will hunt!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fauxpunker (76) - Florence, Kentucky, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Tap at a beerfest. Nice dark brown color. Nice warm aroma, chocolate and bit of caramel. A little more bitter than expected, but good roast taste. Something a bit off about the after taste, but good solid porter overall.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
twistedviews (75) - California, USA - FEB 6, 2010
this is one damn good porter, probably the best one i’ve had in a long time, although it has been a while since ive had a porter... smoked malt, chocholate and coffee taste, dark and very rich. really good.....

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ipamonger (75) - New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 10, 2011
Pours a nice dark ruby, with a thick, light tan head that stays. Aroma of malt, floral hops, very gentle smoke. Taste is bitter over sweet, drawing out the malt. Getting dark chocolate, bit of coffee. Gentle bitter finish. Nice porter, for sure.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bean (75) - Saint-Eustache, Québec, - SEP 7, 2006
Excellent Porter américain. Sans être trop porter ni trop américain nous pouvons goûter les multiples saveurs. Le caramel, le fûmé, l’agrume-houblon et le malt chocolat. Bu tiède, les saveurs ressortent davantage et la soirée n’est que plus agréable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smallprint (74) - - JUN 27, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2013 Poured from a 660ml bottle, very dark, black in the centre with mahogany edges. Couldn’t get much in aroma, some smokiness and coffee. Wonderful taste, a fantastic balance of malt, chocolate, coffee and a hint of smoke. Great mouthfeel, medium bodied, smooth with a bitter finish. An excellent porter, would definitely recommend.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ostomo517 (73) - Norton Shores, Michigan, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Pours a very dark amber almost black, love the smokey aroma. Woody, chocolate and roasted wheat flavors, the smoke does not overpower.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
enginaaron (73) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 5, 2008
I have to say that I think this beer is one of the easiest-to-drink beers I’ve ever had. Mild but noticable tones of smoke, chocolate, and vanilla with a fine creamy texture. A lovely smooth texture. The more I have this beer the more I love it!


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