Atwater Vanilla Java Porter - Atwater Brewery

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Ratings: 1,355
Reviews: 477
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 20.29%
Wants: 16
Gots: 142 | FT: 2
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Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: ypsifly on 10-21-2006)
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of DannyMick131
2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

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.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of rangahy
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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 1,355 ratings.