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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,910 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,910
Reviews: 943
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.75%
Wants: 54
Gots: 211 | FT: 3
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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Allyson

Illinois

5/5  rDev +38.1%

09-26-2012 23:17:34 | More by Allyson
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jsabo21

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +38.1%

04-28-2014 13:18:13 | More by jsabo21
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chapcat

Texas

5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-25-2011 02:51:54 | More by chapcat
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zbarbs

New York

5/5  rDev +38.1%

12-11-2011 22:04:22 | More by zbarbs
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astem

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +38.1%

12-01-2011 20:33:42 | More by astem
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scottypinthemix


5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-12-2012 22:52:59 | More by scottypinthemix
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mikennat

Missouri

5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-14-2011 15:33:06 | More by mikennat
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chris1919

Florida

5/5  rDev +38.1%

12-15-2012 00:48:03 | More by chris1919
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jennaski01

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +38.1%

01-03-2012 01:40:16 | More by jennaski01
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Jpik

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-19-2011 05:12:29 | More by Jpik
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Jasmina


5/5  rDev +38.1%

06-10-2012 03:11:06 | More by Jasmina
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Mellio

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +38.1%

12-12-2011 01:52:07 | More by Mellio
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nearengine

Arizona

5/5  rDev +38.1%

08-07-2013 03:53:09 | More by nearengine
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wray7276

Texas

5/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Serving:12oz bottle

Appearance:Very dark in color almost black,2 finger head,off white foam,no carbonation at least that i can see.

Smell:Mild coffee,mild hints of vanilla

Taste:You get a coffee hit at first then as it settles you get that vaniila aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:Very light and a little sweet.

Drinkability:Really smooth

Notes:I have had vanilla porters in the past and i must say this is a very enjoyable vanilla porter from breckenridge.also i would like to add how it laces the glass.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2011 22:23:09 | More by wray7276
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andrewj17

Ohio

5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-26-2011 17:23:28 | More by andrewj17
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baconman91

Ohio

5/5  rDev +38.1%

10-31-2012 17:32:24 | More by baconman91
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BeerNoobNC

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-17-2011 09:42:28 | More by BeerNoobNC
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izu2nr

Ohio

5/5  rDev +38.1%

01-19-2012 02:37:45 | More by izu2nr
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swooshjtb

Mississippi

5/5  rDev +38.1%

12-06-2011 04:44:37 | More by swooshjtb
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ronniebruner

Arizona

4.93/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Wow! Thats all I want to say about this beer! Usually the flavored beers are aweful and really do not taste like what you would think they would. This beer, on the other hand is ultimately smoothe and refreshing! This is an amazing brew! Even if you do not like the flavored brews, this is the best I've ever had

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

08-12-2010 01:47:15 | More by ronniebruner
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Ford

Texas

4.83/5  rDev +33.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

Dark, dark brown, but not black.

This is a great tasting beer. The smell is fantastic also.

Very smooth, very little bitterness, but still not overly sweet.

Slight vanilla taste replaces the chocolate usually associated with porters.. but it isn't that strong... just different.

Not an overpowering coffee flavor, but it's there and very good.

I love this beer. My new favorite porter I think. Can't wait to try it on tap somewhere.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

09-29-2012 21:06:01 | More by Ford
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JayS2629

Alabama

4.8/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Awesome beer! I'm a huge vanilla fan so consider my review as biased because I'm also a huge dark beer fan. The color is almost black, a very deep brown with a descent white head, considerable retention and lacing.

I'm getting a kick out of the stuff written on the label. It is remarkable and definitely "partakable". Approachable would be another good describer. An original mountain recipe?

Full of chocolate flavor that follows a very dominate sweet rich vanilla dominator. Very good porter. Not watery, a good roasted profile that includes dark chocolates and a subtle coffee profile. Hops play background music in earthy tones. The scent is very roasted and very vanilla. The body is nice, thick, and creamy. Drink ability? I've found a new favorite.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

04-22-2011 05:41:46 | More by JayS2629
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DrunkPagan

Rhode Island

4.78/5  rDev +32%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I've tried to make a vanilla porter before, and it did not come out this good. Not anywhere close. This is what I was aiming for and I missed by a mile and a half.

This beer is excellent. It pours a perfect dark color, smells like real vanilla beans, and tastes like a perfect vanilla porter should. It's creamy and malty without being overpowering, the vanilla being a dominant flavor but with nary a trace of adjunct sugars or artificial flavors. If there are artificial flavors, they've done a bang-up job covering them up.

If you've never tried this vanilla porter, go do it. I guess if it has a flaw it would be the price, but nevermind that. It's worth it.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-11-2011 13:24:00 | More by DrunkPagan
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loose5682

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

04-18-2013 04:38:08 | More by loose5682
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hkyplyr73

New York

4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

08-01-2012 13:41:28 | More by hkyplyr73
Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 2,910 ratings.