Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery
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3.45/5 rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Served in a 10 oz chalice glass
Appearance – Served a very deep brown nearly black color with a thin off white head. The head faded fast to give a light amount of lacing.
Smell – The smell was largely of roasted malt with a lighter ccoffee, nutty, and cocoa aromas. Mixed with these is a nice strong vanilla smell.
Taste – The taste begins largely of roasted malt with a lighter coffee flavor. Towards the middle, flavors of a light sweet caramel and some vanilla work their way into the flavor profile. The vanilla intensifies as the taste advances from the middle giving a rather strong flavor at the end. At the very end a bitter nutty flavor mixes with the bready roast vanilla flavor leaving a somewhat off bitter roasted flavor on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The creaminess of the body is only slightly above average with a carbonation level that is just below average. The carbonation is very good for the more roasted malt and sweet vanilla flavors, but the body is a little thinner then would be desired.
Overall – It had some nice roasty and vanilla flavors, but left a somewhat more bitter flavor on the tongue at the end due to the nuttiness that came in. Good, but nothing I would really go to on a high occasion.
Serving type: on-tap
06-15-2012 00:15:57 | More by Darkmagus82
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