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RATINGS: 2273   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fsouth25 (19) - - OCT 27, 2013
Pint bottle, poured into a traditional mug. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Poured solid black. Nice light tan head, wavy lacing, and even thick geographic lacing that caked the inner walls of my mug, something I have never seen before. Noticed the smokyness at the nose, and strong flavors of dark chocolate, coffee just a twinge of a rasberry. Awesomely a nice blend of hop bitterness with malt sweetness, could not get over the smokyness. A medium or heavier mouth feel. Overall I was very impressed with this superbly executed porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   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 (2995) - 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 (404) - 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 (1444) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1136) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Aroma: bacon, smokey, bread malts. Appearance: dark brown/black, hardly any head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: some smoked malts, sweetness, smoked and toasted flavours, getting slightly bitter in the average-long finish. Overall: very nice Smoked, great palate. Pint at Cask Pub & Kitchen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bastarda (76) - Freiburg, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2014
on tap@Hopfenreich, Berlin. faint aroma of smoke, stronger aromas of coffee, malt-coffee, a faint touch of toffee. well-balanced, very good drinkability, tastes only faintly of smoke, this being my first Stone I had expected a bit more concerning complexity of flavours, hm...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eructoblaster (3033) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle - 650ml. Pours a very dark brown body with a good beige foamy head. Nice, well balanced, complex malty/hoppy aroma with chocolate, coffeeish, roasted cereals, and some oaky hints. Its perfectly balanced malty/hoppy taste carries the same roasty, chocolate, and woody notes as the aroma. In addition some subtle anise hints are noticeable. Ends with a long bitter/roasty finish. Very well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martin243 (775) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
1pt 6fl oz bottle served in a chalice. Dark, dark ruby with a thin beige head. Chocolate and coffee aroma with similar flavours, and some vanilla sweetness. Subtle rather than aggressive, the smokiness is quite subdued, the palate rich and smooth, the overall effect a seductive well balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (390) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle at a tasting. Pour is black with a small caramel head, aroma is sweet roast malt with light smokiness. Taste is smoky, rich maltiness, light coffee and a balanced finish. Very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rollsrace (60) - - AUG 9, 2014
Smokey initial flavor with chocolate aftertaste, dry bite sort of pale. Gets better when warm and through most of the bottle

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