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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter - Atwater Brewery

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78
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1,351 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,351
Reviews: 477
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 20.29%
Wants: 16
Gots: 141 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ypsifly on 10-21-2006)
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Poured a dark black body with a thin tan head.
Aroma has a roasty malt smell to it.
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Tastes like a vanilla infused dark roast (almost overburnt coffee really..) but otherwise it's alright.

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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,351 ratings.