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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter

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3,594 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,594
Reviews: 1,034
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 101
Gots: 628 | 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:
Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 01-13-2006

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It had a weak, tan head that did not last long. (My biggest complaint). Just a bit of lacing on the glass. The color was a classic dark, rich mahogany brown. Mild vanilla-caramel nose and a sweetish malt taste with undertones of caramel, vanilla and bitter chocolate. The mouthfeel is very smooth. It has a gentle finish and hints of coffee in the nose on the swallow. Overall a nice, balanced brew

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S-Smells a bit awkward. A bit of odd mustiness. There is also a serious dosage of artificial vanilla. Vanilla extract. Not much depth behind the vanilla either. The Porter aspects of the nose are silent here.

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,594 ratings.