Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery
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3.98/5 rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
The beer knurd at my local spec's who referred me to beeradvocate first asked if I really liked vanilla before he let me carry a six pack off. I do, and honestly there could be more in here. But for the first I've seen of the concept, this rocks.
Pours dark and thick with a good thick head. There's a whole lot of caramelized sugar in the smell, probably enhanced by the significant vanilla scent. Tastes the same too, lots of sweet caramelly (is that a word?) malt, though it could have some more vanilla. Feels slightly thick on the tongue, which is perfect for the taste, but the vanilla and carbonation work together to give it a delightfully sharp nose as you swallow. It's too thick to drink more than a couple at a time, but that's the only thing keeping me from drinking more.
Serving type: bottle
12-16-2006 01:31:28 | More by jordanmills
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