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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter - Atwater Brewery

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1,397 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,397
Reviews: 487
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 19.94%
Wants: 18
Gots: 167 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ypsifly on 10-21-2006

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Ratings: 1,397 | Reviews: 487 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Ian_B
1.95/5  rDev -42.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

This is no porter. This is Pure Darkness, like a black hole that obliterates all enjoyable flavour.

Smells like vanilla water; gross.

Tastes like vanilla water, with maybe a hint of roasted... something... (dare I call that coffee?).

Pretty much the porter equivalent of Bud Light, or worse.

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.33/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jschwamb
3.36/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CodyMiller
3.92/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rsquared59
3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aklude
3.27/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of merock1402
3.27/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Vogie
2.48/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A very watery porter. Taste of vanilla, hints of coffee, and not much else. Another misfire from a below average brewery.

Photo of Proclarush
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Goodspeed83
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.67/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of monkeyray76
4.31/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Very smooth, easy to drink. Strong hints of coffee and vanilla.

Photo of JustinSparks
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of moarmare
3.89/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FullRW
3.06/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MaximumYuks
3.03/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beerguy1969
3.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Homebrew
3.3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheSamKuehn
3.79/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gotweid
4.03/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gleason_usmc
3.85/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tastes more like a vanilla milkshake than a beer.

Photo of lupercmda
3.95/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of AmeriCanadian
2.34/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Overpowering vanilla and not much else. Thin, watery, ambiguous identity.

Photo of WaNtEdAmErIcAn
2.16/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Tastes like I'm drinking coffee beans and not a beer.

Atwater Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,397 ratings.