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RATINGS: 2446   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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamrun (137) - Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA - OCT 6, 2003
dark brown almost black in color, roasted coffe smell, rich dark chocolate roasty hints of toasted malt with a smooth smokyiness and the ends very good porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheBeerNinja (137) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 25, 2006
Pours a deep dark reddish brown, will show some color if held to the light. Thick tan head fades out to swirls of thin foam. Nose is smokey and malty. Flavor is rich and smokey with smooth malty sweetness, some subtle chocolate like bitterness in the finish. Damn good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Odland (137) - NORWAY - FEB 9, 2011
Pours black with some tan head. A good malt base with chocolate and coffee overtones. Not so much smokiness but I cant help feeling that it would taste a lot better without it. Sorry, Stone.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LordNeuf (136) - Acton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 1, 2006
I was expecting more. The head was long lasting and cream colored, quite thick. The color dark and opaque. The initial flavor was that of the hops, very notable, much like in everything Stone produces, however the malts I felt were completly overshadowed by the hops. I dont really see a reason to go back to this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
littlecarp (135) - Redding, California, USA - MAR 30, 2007
Bottle: Poured black with a tan, foamy head..nice lacing. Aroma rather sharp. Wonderfully bitter. Nice burnt finish. Lingering smoky taste halfway through glass. Great beer, but I think one would be enough.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
toby00777 (135) - California, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Black pour produced a superb head –one that laced the pint glass all the way down. A chocolate malt aroma transcends over into the taste, along with coffee, light charcoal, burnt toast and the infamous smoky peat finish that gives you a small kick in the sack. Although thick and chewy, the light carbonation makes for a great session brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
v64 (134) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2011
Smoky, hoppy aroma. Inch-thick brownish white head. Solid black in appearance (as it should). Very rich taste, overwhelms the taste buds. Smoked is correct. Smooth finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gbe75 (133) - ICELAND - MAY 15, 2012
Beige head and roasty malted aroma. Not so smokey taste with bit of chocolate. Full bodied with oily and creamy texture. Carbonation is rather average. Tiny bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NayTron (133) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Pours black with a thin head. Aroma of smoke, roasted malts and some carmel notes. Taste is very smokey with hints of charcoal. Some sweet notes. Mouthfeel is thin in a good way but coats the mouth in the finish with a nice smoked malty sweetness. Smoked is spot on. If you like this style of beer, this a must try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mu11igan (133) - Davis, California, USA - MAY 25, 2010
Bomber poured into a pint glass had a solid tan head that dissipated slowly leaving some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is roasted and chocolate malt, as is the flavor. There is a little bit of smokiness in both, but I can definitely understand the complaint that for a "smoked" porter, the smokiness is not very pronounced. Its plenty for me, though. The color is basically coke; its pretty much black, but if you hold it up to a light you can kinda-sorta see that its brown. Sort of. The more I sit here and drink, the more the sweetnees and the smokiness are coming out. Theres also a nice, lingering bitterness on the backend (the beers, not mine). I tend to like my pale ales on the dry side and my porters and stouts a little sweeter. This is definitely on the dry side for me. But, with that said, its definitely a beer worth repeating.

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