Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter

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3,403 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,403
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.66%
Wants: 81
Gots: 443 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 01-13-2006)
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4.24/5  rDev +16.5%

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3.64/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.24/5  rDev -11%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Pretty bitter. Vanilla is very subtle and buried in the bitterness. Not bad, but not as distinctive as I hoped it would be.

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3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 7/6/2014. Pours crystal clear deep reddish brown color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, vanilla, toasted bread, light coffee, cream, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of dark/bready malt and vanilla notes; with solid strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, vanilla, toasted bread, light coffee, cream, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Light herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, vanilla, toasted bread, and herbal/toasted earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Very nice balance and robustness of dark/bready malts and vanilla flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.7%. Overall this is a very good vanilla porter. All around good robustness and balance of dark/bready malt and vanilla flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

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3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Deep dark brown, almost close to black. Thin head that leaves quickly until just a thin layer left. Decent lacing. Aroma is malty with just a hint of vanilla, not as much vanilla as I expected. But of course I do not see any bottling date or drink by date. This beer I am sure is alittle older, as I have seen it on the shelf for some time. Taste is nice and smooth with a nice blast of vanilla and a Three Musketeers Like taste, interesting. Very drinkable and smooth, light bitterness, roasted malts and lot of sweetness upfront. Feels good going down, coats the tonque and is a little thick on the palate. Overall, a well balanced, lighter porter.

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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,403 ratings.