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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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
airrick2003 (517) - Louisiana, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Appearance: black, smallest hints of brown at the edges, thick and dense head, head is a dark tan color Aroma: coffee, chocolate, Taste: chocolate, hint of bitterness at the end Palate: heavy, leaves a slightly bitter coffee aftertaste, Overall: a bit too chocolate for my tastes, if you like chocolate or coffee a lot you will like this beer, I don’t like coffee so I struggle to finish this ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
"Big Porter, rich, full, and robust as Stone claims. The fairly subtle smokiness (especially when compared to Alaskan’s SP) adds an uncommon complexity. good stuff!"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrFecesious (1011) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 20, 2014
On tap at craft. Clear brown. Aroma of wood, smoke, chocolate, coffee. Taste is sweet and bitter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (216) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - OCT 20, 2014
EBD 7/17/14. Clear dark amber pour (similar to Coke) with a nice garnet note. Normal head and retention very good lacing. Nice complex nose of chocolate, light roast with toffee/coffee notes, a very subtle hint of dark fruit and a light smoky character that becomes pronounced as it warms. Light medium bodied with an almost smooth texture. Good carbonation with a bit of effervescence on the finish and in the middle. The flavor profile is quite nice, balanced - with a smoky skew - and complex. It begins with roast, then fades into a light chocolate sweetness. The middle effervesces into a burst of smoke and light hops over a well balanced bitterness. As it flows into the finish, hints of dark fruit emerge. The finish leaves you with a nice smoky aftertaste that lingers over hints of dark chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jflopsu (580) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Pours a dark black with tan head. Has a coffee, nut, malt, and chocolate aroma. Starts with a coffee and chocolate taste and continues with smoky flavors, malts, and coffee grounds. A very distinct smoky lingering aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TylerGreenDC (335) - - OCT 8, 2014
On draft. Aroma of chocolate covered raisins. No real smoke flavor or aroma. Instead some vanilla, cocoa and maybe some fig. Good beer, just not much rauch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2108) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2014
Keg@rutland arms, sheffield. Very dark brown beer with small head. Aroma is roast malts. Taste is roasted malts, mild chocolate, some smoke and dark fruits. Medium bodied. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
steez (25) - Georgia, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bomber poured black with a big beige head that dissipates quickly. Very drinkable coffee toffee caramel hints but not sweet. Best part is if you nurse it and let it warm , the last bit has an almost scotch/peaty smoke taste to it. Very nice autumn beer....Just like all the brewery’s selections.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (3142) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Keg at the Rutland Arms; coca cola brown pour with a creamy tan head, aroma has a hint of smoke, taste has chocolate, peat, maybe some leather, not a massive amount of smoke but just enough for my likings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanoi (420) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Tap from notes. Nose and taste follow, Smoke, lots of soy, salt, licorice, touch of coffee, slight hazelnut int the back nine. Balanced lasting finish. High quality porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1505) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Keg Rutland arms Sheff. Black good tan head lace. Aroma is roasted smoke coffee taste is same some liquorice decent bitter finish. Bit thin body as per porter style. Good stuff.

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