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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,662 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2662
Reviews: 935
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15.83%


Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 01-13-2006)
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UncleFlip

Alabama

2.83/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Brought to me by my sports producer. Thanks, Kyle!

Now, on to the review...

Nice cascading tan head...stops at two fingers. Looks nice and black in the glass- but held to the light, it's a nice ruby w/copper overtone.

Smeell is a bit of molasses and yeast, but also has some wet towel in it.

Taste is a littel woody up front, with a dark maltiness that's overcome by a root beer-cola like quality. They don;t really work very well together, unfortunately.

Mouthfeel is good. Hearty liquid, with just a less than moderate carbonation.

I have to give this one below average drinkability because of the way the flavours clash. I doubt I'll have another.

Be well
-UF

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2006 01:19:29 | More by UncleFlip
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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
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