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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter - Atwater Brewery

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77
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1,272 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,272
Reviews: 464
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 20.35%
Wants: 9
Gots: 106 | 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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3.68/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a very dark brown with a small amount of tannish head. No lacing.

S: Somewhat faint but very pleasant smell of caramel and vanilla. If it was a little stronger it would be fantastic.

T: Just like the smell but a little worse. It tastes as though the java and vanilla are struggling come out but what is there is nice. Hints of vanilla, caramel, chocolate and coffee. It just needs to be more intense.

M: Not a bad feel. Somewhat creamy and little bit of carbonation.

O: Not a bad porter at all, certainly better then the current average in my opinion. If everything about was a little more pronounced then it would definitely be a great beer.

areich6, Sep 11, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Shared with my boi areich6

A- Pours a nice dark brown with a medium brown head that leaves decent lacing

S- Tons of vanilla in the nose with the coffee malts coming through in the background, dessert smell for sure

T- Vanilla is the majority of the taste as well. It's not a bad way too go but not very complex. Could use more coffee and malt

M- Way too thin. This might improve by leaps and bounds if some thickness was there

O- Great smell and decent tasting. Too thin to be amazing but nothing wrong with this beer

pschul4, Sep 11, 2012
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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 1,272 ratings.