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Wolaver's Alta Gracia Coffee Porter - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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Wolaver's Alta Gracia Coffee PorterWolaver's Alta Gracia Coffee Porter

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BA SCORE
88
very good

581 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 581
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 13.27%
Wants: 29
Gots: 29 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Unfiltered and unpasteurized porter brewed with Vermont grown organic coffee and aged on organic vanilla beans.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-30-2009)
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beerphan

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3.4/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours black with a big fluffy pulsating head that settle to a tight film of milky way suds. A few clumps of lace stick for a moment before sliding into the dark abyss.

Nose: Rich vanilla, light coffee beans, some dark fruit, booze

Thin creamy mouth that slide right in. Creamy mix of vanilla and coffee. A ton of vanilla with coffee ridiing second fiddle in the background. Finishes the same.

A really sweet beer that would be most likely work best as an after dinner treat pared with some ice cream and cake. Don't think I could do more than one.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2011 19:43:56 | More by beerphan
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Wolaver's Alta Gracia Coffee Porter from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
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