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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 426   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We celebrated our first five years in business by releasing anniversary India pale ales, with each subsequent IPA brewed to be hoppier and more intense than the previous. For our 6th anniversary in 2002, we extended this concept by making an intensified version of Stone Smoked Porter. We cranked up the malts and hops a notch or three and conditioned it on French and American oak, which accentuated our porters distinctive smokiness and amplified its chocolate and roast coffee flavors while also adding subtle notes of toffee, cherries, dried berries and vanilla. Were proud to give those who missed outas well as those who didnta fresh shot at experiencing this smoky, dark-as-night wonder.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (8165) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 4, 2017
Bottle kindly shared by rusos, many thanks. Dark brown color with small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, smoke, chocolate. Taste, peated malt, roastiness, chocolate, alcohol. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fajry (1857) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 4, 2017
Fľaa by rusos. Tmavo jantrov farba, hned slab pena. Vňa karamel, praen slady, jemne den slady. Chuť praen slady, jemne rauchov tny, troku raeliny, alkohol. Červen prezret ovocie. Alkohol v pozad jemne vykka. Prjemn pitie.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MisoW (3434) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 4, 2017
Bottle shared at Bratislava tasting 01/2017, shared by Rusos, thanks. Pours dark brown color, beige head. Aroma is smoked, chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt. Taste is smoked, ham, medium bitter, dark chocolate, really hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
geologyguy (1461) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Roasted Malty smell...too Light in smell though...Super dark appearance...Taste is somewhat bitter with coffee....At flying saucer with John after inakaya with Nora, Ashley and Megan... after new years 16-17

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
flatmatt (1521) - Northville, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Pours very deep red brown with a light tan head. Roasty molasses and honey aroma. Roasty molasses cocoa flavor with some definite hops. Better once I really start to notice the hops.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (6723) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2016
Bomber from web SB cons 2016-12-28 Gteborg AR: hard roasted malt, dark chocolate AP: dark brown, wee brown foam F: hard roasted, dark chocolate, dry, liqurice, wee vanilla, warming feeling,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NordicV (2158) - Malm, Sweden, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2016
Svart l med ett mrkbeige skum. Doft av rostad malt, choklad och lttare asktoner. I smaken tillkommer karamell, ltt kryddighet och kakao.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mzaar (3083) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2016
Flaska. Svart l med ett beigt skum. Dofter av kaffe, aska, lakrits och rostad malt. Smakinslag av kaffe, lakrits, torkad frukt, rk och karamell. Hrligt sammansatt till en mycket drickbar och njutbar enhet. Ltt slta i avslutningen.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lilja (2992) - Malm, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2016
Tack Daniel! Flaska frn SB. En st porter med s mycket karaktr. Aningen rkig som ger en ltt krvhet, vrme frn alkoholen, chokladig maltighet, ltt ekkaraktr med lite vanilj och p det en hel del humle med tydlig men mjuk och rund beska. Allt i snygg harmoni och inte tungt ngonstans. Riktigt riktigt gott.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dawsemeister (38) - - DEC 24, 2016
This promised a lot, but only delivered some of it - there are some lovely coffee and bitter chocolate notes, and there is a lingering bitterness from the hops...but it is a bit thin and fizzy, and I'm not getting any of the fruit/vanilla flavours mentioned or the usual soft mouthfeel from wood ageing. Still a really good stout, just not world class


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