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RATINGS: 2439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 18, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2014 Re-rate 6/4/12: Bottle sample at beerandbeyond farewell tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks beerandbeyond. Dark brown with a beige head. Roasted malt, smoke, meat. Very smoky finish. 7/4/7/3/14=3.5

Re-rate 2/12: Bottle sample at a Stouts & Porters blind tasting at Sar HaMashkaot Ramat Gan. 2 months after BBD. Very dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of roasted grains, a bit of coffee and light smoked wood notes. Sweetish roasty flavor with light acidity, continues drier, finishes bitter. Medium-bodied. 6/3/6/3/12=3

(11/3/08) Draught sample at the brewpub in Escondido. Transparent dark brown color. Aroma of roasted malt, some smoked meat and a bit of coffee. Malty flavor with some smoke, roastiness and some chocolate hints. Medium-bodied. 7/3/7/3/14=3.4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Embrouille (2835) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 23, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2009 The aroma is of chocolate, dried apples, beech wood, faint sulphur, coffee, seaweed, sugar and spciy/herbal hops. Smooth taste with a lot raisins and beech wood showing up. Sweet. Very faintly smoky. Decent bitterness. Poor lacework. Some seaweed sneaking in. Pleasant. A bit sour. Medium bodied. Residual sugars, beech wood and caramel in the finish. A bit dissapointing. Thanks a lot nearbeer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
That1Guy (2192) - Colorado, USA - JAN 28, 2009
Crushed with Jakebra. Little transparent. Definitely not dark enough. Creamy, full mouthfeel. Strange that it’s smoked, because the smokiness is subdued. Most smoked I look for bacon flavor. Not here, but it’s also pretty damn good, so I can’t hold that against it too much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Plamadude30k (122) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - FEB 26, 2009
A rather good porter with a bit of smokey flavor. Hints of chocolate, licorice, some dark fruit. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2009
Bottle Pours a deep almost black with a big tan creamy head. The head lasts pretty well. Has a very subtle aroma of caramel, and a smokey burntness. Has a slightly mustiness about it. Has a very mild taste. Definetly can feel the smoked part. Nice mouthfeel , low carbination and a touch watery. Blending is fairly good. Lacks some depth but is a pretty good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighWine (959) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2009
Pours a little darker than cola. Off white head thins down slightly but stays on the glass until the beer is gone. Citrus hops, roast, and a hint of smoke in the nose. Flavor is complex. It’s got a mild sweetness with roasted malt, a bit of bitterness, a little smoke and alcohol. I would have liked a little more mouthfeel, but this is fine as-is. There’s just enough body to let the flavors linger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gusgus (235) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2009
Bottle @ BA Järntorget. Pours reddish brown with thin white head. Looks pretty light and pale. The aroma is small and soft. Vanilla, caramelly and fudgelike. Weak body. Low hops, and leaning on a grainy, caramelly malt base. Almost no smoke flavor. Dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badhack (518) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Black, darker than usual for a porter. Aroma is weak and flavor is like a porter with thin mouthfeel, maybe even dry, and a very strong smoky flavor. This should be had with BBQ. Some chocolate I didn’t care for but also cola and a bit of hops to balance but not very bitter. Very malty and a bit of caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (3371) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2015
On tap @ Steam Punk Bar. Dark brown with a small brown head. Malty and roasted tones. Malt, coffee, smoke, and hops. Medium body with a balanced finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (2887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours dark ruby. Nose is subtle smoke, dried fruits, dark malts, toffee, resin. Taste is light roasted malts, light smoke, dry toffee, dry bitter finish.

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