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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter - Atwater Brewery

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78
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1,311 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,311
Reviews: 468
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 20.35%
Wants: 14
Gots: 122 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ypsifly on 10-21-2006)
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

I was pleasantly surprised.

rogacks, Yesterday at 10:13 PM
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

Sarah257, Saturday at 03:39 AM
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Eh. 1 out of the first 5 of the case was bad, like rotten milk bad. The bottle seemed sealed if I remember correctly, but it was off by far. I had a few that tasted pretty solid. Another go at the case on a different night had me pour out 3 of them because they seemed flat/tasteless. Of the ones that seem ok, the mouth feel is a bit watery. Vanilla extract is prominent. Coffee? I don't taste much coffee, maybe it is the base and the vanilla is up front, I don't know. I am concerned with what I feel is a lack of consistency bottle to bottle. If I didn't waste so many already, I'd probably return the case, although I have never had to do that before. If I had to give advice, I'd say avoid it. The best I have tasted in this category is Wolaver's Alta Gracia Coffee Porter. Breckenridge Vanilla Porter is also solid, but no coffee there.

DannyMick131, Thursday at 11:11 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Pretty good for a coffee porter. I'm usually not a coffee beer guy. I like coffee and I like beer, but usually the two shant mix. This is a decent malty beer, goes down smooth. My one complaint would be the lack of ...robust... flavor. It was in the single digits with a nasty wind chill. I could have had something a bit more warming.

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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,311 ratings.