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RATINGS: 419   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilsnerrogge (2868) - Finspng, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2016
Pours black with ruby edges. Frothy head.
Roasted aroma with notes of coffee, chocolate, hops and some smoked meat.
Really bitter flavor with notes of hops, chocolate, coffee and some smoke.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dysenteri (216) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2016
65 cl bomber. Pitch black, beige browning head. Cofffe, dark cherryish fruit, chocolate, roasted malts, smokiness in aroma. Smokey berries, bitter and dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (8246) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2016
Bottle from Systembolaget. Black with a small tan head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, ash, chocolate and some hints of ham. The body was medium and the finish rather bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9669) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2016
Tap @ Artturi.
Pours dark red-brown color with a small off-white head. Licorice on the nose, roast, some faint minty notes, hoppy, malt and subtle cocoa, coffee on the background, cant really locate the smoky notes. Flavor is spicy and roasted malty, licorice with some orange notes, cocoa, strong hops, coffee bitterness. Mild berry notes on the aftertaste, wooden dryness. Interesting but feels a bit harsh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rarbring (2288) - Linkping, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2016
Overall: Sweet syrup, dark fruits, some bitter chocolate. Toast.
Note: Bottle 650 ml at home. Reviewed 2016-10-31.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Korcz (1845) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 6, 2016
Totalnie przegięta goryczka w stylu Arrogant Bastard nie pozwala mi się cieszyć tym piwem. A szkoda, bo aromat jest niezły, palony i dymny. Dębu tu nie znajduję.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pedro_Pinho (205) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2016 Pitch black with a thick and foamy light brown head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is roasted and smoked malt. Good and balanced taste ending with a strong dark chocolate biterness. Average carbonation and medium body. Good stuff!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopmaestro (1440) - rebro, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2016
Aroma is roasted malts with light spiceyness and that pinch of smoked malts. Taste is coffee powder, a somewhat earthy character and a pinch of black peppercorns. Its a quite dry and herbal porter this, and with that light smokey character it feels a bit like chewing on an old wooden log from the fireplace. Yeah, I know, -"Dont drink smokey beers if you dont like it you retard", but sometimes you gotta go for it. Overall it turned out to be a really dry porter, that kind of turned it into a foreign stout or something in that region.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (1050) - rebro, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2016
Flaska frn SB. Mrkt brun med fluffigt ljusbrunt skum. Doft av fat, torkad frukt och choklad. Beskan frn humlen slr igenom. Ltt kropp med lite kola.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OminouSC2 (521) - Mora, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2016
Brown color, huge brown head. Sweet and nuanced aromas of chocolate, vanilla, toffee, caramel and smoked meat. Smoked taste with medium roasted flavors, slight hop with a bitter, earthy finish. I prefer the aromas over the taste.

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