regal (23) - Ringgold,Ga., USA - JAN 9, 2005
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very dark brown almost black.Had a nice tan bubbly head.Small amount of lace.The smell started out with strong berries,somewhat like bubble gum,then I sensed chocolate and malt.In the taste the first thing I noticed was the smoke,and the smoke taste is nice and smooth.It is well balanced in with the other flavors of chocolate,coffee, and malt. It has a medium-heavy body with light carbonation.This is a very good beer and does seem to have more of a punch then the stated 5.9 ABV.
LJBrewing (22) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUL 6, 2005
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
LOL leave it to stone to apologize about the Smoke (or lack thereof) in their Smoked porter. A decent porter nonetheless, which is surprising coming from Stone. For a real smoked porter Alaskan Brewing Company has a winner.
beanwiggin (22) - California, USA - FEB 17, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
a good, flavorful beer with a great sense of subtleness to its taste that blends well and is pretty smooth for even the moderate beer drinker. enjoy.
dret (22) - santa cruz, California, USA - APR 30, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Light smoke, sweet. Hints of coffee and bitter choco. Decadent and smooth. Desserty but drinkable. I would of liked it to be more smoked. That’s about my only complaint. This beer is heaven in the mouth.
JasonBMoore (22) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 5, 2006
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Amazing. Deep and dark reddish-brown body topped with an abundant frothy tan head, elegant lacing. The aroma is deep and rich- smoked peat, heavy malt, and baked bread nuances abound. The flavor delivers in full- initially sweet then malty with a smooth smokiness. Finishes with a dry yet sweet lifting sensation. Possibly the best beer I have ever had. I am in awe of this beer.
TheOneAfter909 (22) - Iowa, USA - SEP 2, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
A excellent Smoked porter. Smokey flavor at beginning, then the familiar porter flavors, then back to a smokey aftertaste. Smokey flavor is not over the top.
BennyBinion (22) - Canyon, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a nice deep dark brown with a light milk chocolate colored head. I love the smokey flavor with the subtle hints of chocolate.
progrock (21) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 29, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thick head but falls quickly. Malty, roasty nose with a hint of burnt coffee. Smokiness readily apparent but not overpowering at all. Moderate bitterness. Slightly sweet but somewhat balanced. Long, smoky/roasty finish with plenty of body. Very Stout-like due to prominent roast and bitterness.
Guitarsessions (21) - Crestline, California, USA - JAN 29, 2005
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2005 Nice beer. Never had a smoked beer before. I thought it would be like drinking bbq or something. This was really nice. It had a good bitter hoppy flavor... and the smoke wasn’t over powering.
FatherMoss (21) - Moscow, Idaho, USA - SEP 2, 2003
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, and a touch of smokiness. Nicest aroma I've yet run across in a beer. Beautiful appearance - nice creamy tan head, dark brown color, excellent lacing. Taste is good - the chocolate and coffee really come out, along with the "bite" of the beer. Smooth and a little creamy on the palate. Good finish. A new favorite of mine. Not something I'd guzzle...this is something to be savored.