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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,007 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,007
Reviews: 947
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.75%
Wants: 59
Gots: 254 | 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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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-21-2014 20:30:05 | More by Boone757
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MatthewD4

New Mexico

3.9/5  rDev +7.7%

08-21-2014 11:53:33 | More by MatthewD4
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TheCondor

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Side poured with standard vigor from the bottle into the Deschutes goblet.

Appearance - Pours just like you would expect a nice porter to pour. Dark brown to black in color, one finger head that dissipates relatively quickly (within 1/4 of the drink) and leaves little lacing.

Smell - You can smell the vanilla along with traditional porter scents: malts, a bit of chocolate, and some roastiness. Smell is relatively subdued.

Taste - This is where the brew really starts to lose me. Has a decent vanilla flavor at the front of the drink, with the rest of the flavors kicking in towards the finish. Roasted malts, a bit of chocolate.

Mouthfeel - Disappointing. Watery, which is what I do not want out of a porter. Kind of a funny aftertaste as well, but the thin character of the beer is certainly a big downfall.

Overall - The presentation is probably the best part, but thats pretty hard to screw up, especially with a porter. From there, the brew goes steadily downhill, culminating in what tastes like what would be a decent porter but is so watery it ruins it.

08-21-2014 00:44:56 | More by TheCondor
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-NESTO-

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-20-2014 19:07:46 | More by -NESTO-
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The-Bandit


3/5  rDev -17.1%

08-20-2014 02:21:17 | More by The-Bandit
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ruckus232

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-20-2014 00:22:17 | More by ruckus232
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Nbdreher


3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

08-19-2014 18:10:03 | More by Nbdreher
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heliocopter

Illinois

3.2/5  rDev -11.6%

08-19-2014 01:24:50 | More by heliocopter
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thufflife

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

08-18-2014 15:50:40 | More by thufflife
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Dewback4

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +38.1%

08-18-2014 01:34:40 | More by Dewback4
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S_Caplan

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Very drinkable, dark but not overly bitter porter. Vanilla and coffee notes.

08-17-2014 22:45:08 | More by S_Caplan
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Vivelepositif

New York

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Purchased in bottle. Pours a 1/4" light tan head. Dark amber brown body, extremely smooth. Despite being a porter tastes light, but still hoppy. On first sip, I didn't taste anything reminiscent of vanilla, then it got stronger about 1/5 down the glass which stays consistent from there. Definitely tastes of vanilla bean- pure, somewhat sweet, with a sense of woody spice. Great beer for pairing with desserts.

08-17-2014 02:55:33 | More by Vivelepositif
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Kyleschultz


3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-16-2014 23:06:24 | More by Kyleschultz
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mpc5000


4.36/5  rDev +20.4%

08-16-2014 06:32:36 | More by mpc5000
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And1rb


4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-16-2014 06:08:27 | More by And1rb
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akillerburrito


4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

08-16-2014 03:57:45 | More by akillerburrito
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tbunting75

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev -0.6%

08-16-2014 01:00:59 | More by tbunting75
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Buschyfor3

Kentucky

3.7/5  rDev +2.2%

08-15-2014 14:21:21 | More by Buschyfor3
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djchrismac

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-15-2014 13:09:03 | More by djchrismac
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beardedlady

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

08-15-2014 04:30:02 | More by beardedlady
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ksmus67

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.1%

08-14-2014 14:28:52 | More by ksmus67
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ChefAndy555

Illinois

3.32/5  rDev -8.3%

08-14-2014 04:16:15 | More by ChefAndy555
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JohnW58

New York

4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

08-14-2014 03:34:47 | More by JohnW58
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BobsledTM

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

08-14-2014 02:52:36 | More by BobsledTM
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chriskohlen

California

4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-13-2014 19:38:14 | More by chriskohlen
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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,007 ratings.