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RATINGS: 441   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brewmaster (168) - USA - NOV 18, 2002
Feel the burn baby! Im still not sure about this one. First impression was too much alcohol burn, and way too hopped up for a Smoked Porter. Took me along time to even finish it. I love Stones brews, High ABV and Loads of Hops/malt so of course this would be a perfect combination I thought. Well - it just didnt do it for me. 2nd and 3rd time trying it I enjoyed it a little more, but just not a well balanced, or very enjoyable brew overall as what I had come to expect from Stone. That being said, it is still a great beer that ranks high on my list however and will enjoy quite a few over the next few months, and years when maybe it will mellow abit

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (7409) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2017
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Chocolate, liquorice, roasted malt, some hops.
Body: Full body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, chocolate, liquorice, some coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Estebanik (1040) - Lublin, POLAND - APR 24, 2017
Bottle sharing w Multi Qlti. Piana szybko opada. Aromat palony, dość wyraźnie chmielowy, lekko drewniany. W smaku dość wytrawne, choć może tylko sprawia takie wrażenie, przez mocną goryczkę. Palone, likierowe. Wędzonka praktycznie niewyczuwalna, może minimalnie na posmaku, ale i tak chowa się pod goryczką. Jest okej.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haukur (1917) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - APR 24, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown with a light beige head. Loads if pine in the aroma, some slight smoked malts, chocolate. Very bitter on the tongue, complex, with a long bitter finish. Nice one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ABS (1012) - Stokke, NORWAY - APR 15, 2017
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Sandefjord. Dark brown. Small, brown head. A malt heavy beer. Burnt caramel, some alcohol, burnt candi sugar and bitter chocolate flavour. Sweet and bitter. Medium to thick, oily body. Soft carbonation. Good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Westy1130 (43) - New York, USA - APR 15, 2017
Beautiful robust coffee aroma with hints of smoke and vanilla. Taste: Dark chocolate, oak wood and dark cherries. Well balanced between hops and malt.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
oobawa (1088) - Tennessee, USA - APR 8, 2017
Bottled 4/6/16. Great googily moogily, what a porter. Aromas pretty much perfect, giving up massive chocolate and coffee notes backed by a hoppy pine undertone and waves of smoke. Looks just as good, dark, dark brown with a jubilant beige head and lace upon lace. Taste starts with a heavy mocha vibe, then gains a caramel-toffee sweetness backed by dried cherry against an oaked vanilla background. Gains a considerable hop bitterness as it progresses, pine-filled and clingy, before hitting a chocolate-java finish touched with hints of smoke and wood. Textures milky smooth without a hint of alcohol. Absolutely delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ascelja (1329) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 4, 2017
Tap. Very dark red to black, small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark fruits, wooden barrel. Taste is strongly bitter, dry. Wood, barrel, alcohol, plums, cocoa. Full body, rich cocoa aftertaste, moderately carbonated.
Very good heavy dry porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawanna (3254) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 1, 2017
0,65 l bottle roasty, coffee, toast, vanilla, dark Brown / almost black Color, hazy, frothy, brown foam, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rotin (1332) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 31, 2017
Draught at BeerGeek Bar. Cloudy, dark red/brown colored. AROMA- roasted malts, wood, alcohol. FLAVOR- a bit sweet, pleasantly bitter., warming alcohol, roasted malts, wood. Fuller bodied.
Great porter in American style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (10057) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2017
Draught at 3 sm rum, Gteborg, on March 30, 2017.
AS "6th Anniversary Porter", likely Berlin brewed.
Clear black color, dark reddish brown in it as well. Big tan head. Sweet, roasted scent. A bit metallic aftertaste first, then roasted, hoppy, bitter taste. Roasted aftertaste. Mineral on the tongue. Bit smooth mouthfeel, a bit fizzy CO2, medium high bitterness.

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