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Vanilla Porter - J.J. Bitting Brewing Company

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Vanilla Porter
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Ratings: 1
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 0%
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Brewed by:
J.J. Bitting Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: Rifugium on 06-18-2011)
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3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild 15th Annual Beer Festival, USS New Jersey, Camden, NJ

I'm not sure about this one. Could have been a bad tap line, which does happen sometimes at beer fests. But, well...read on.

Looked innocent enough on the pour: nice dark cola brown, with a minimal head of tiny bubbles. Smell was a bit light, roasty malts, but a bit fruity too. The beer was tasty, with good roasted malt taste, and some vanilla bean, but there was also a pervasive fruitiness happening in there. There was no indication that this was supposed to have a fruit twist to it, but maybe it was; otherwise it might have been some contamination in the line. It was still good, but it lacked some of the smoothness I'd expect from a porter, especially a vanilla porter. It seems like no other sites have any info on the brew, so I'm just going by what I experienced. The raspberry wheat was on tap next to it, so I don't know... Medium body, but a little thinner than I prefer for the style. But again, it was still good and pretty drinkable. Probably would've been better without the fruitiness.

Rifugium, Jun 18, 2011
Vanilla Porter from J.J. Bitting Brewing Company
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