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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,558 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 3,558
Reviews: 1,022
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 95
Gots: 597 | 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

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 3,558 | Reviews: 1,022 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
2.93/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jessicayoung
4.01/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of guru_gonzo
3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Satchboogie
2.62/5  rDev -28%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

A: Looks pretty standard for a Porter, albeit thin.
S: Artificial Vanilla sweetness and bit of chocolate. The sweet aroma almost smells chemical
T: Upfront is a lot of sweet vanilla, it mellows out mid-palate to a watered down semi-sweet chocolate. Sweet finish that becomes more chemical vanilla as you drink through a glass. Not pleasant.
M: Watery thin, carbonation was fine.
O: Definitely underwhelmed. I knew going in it would likely be sweet, thin, and maybe a bit chemically, but the aftertaste made this impossible for me to finish. I'm not going back to this beer again.

Photo of DamienI
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SMH_DVM
3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jkderouen1
3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Italiano86
3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
3.87/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ConradKenney
1/5  rDev -72.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Too thin. Awful aftertaste. Vanilla was too subtle, almost non-existent. Either a bad bottle or a bad beer.

Photo of GregoriousMaximus34
2.33/5  rDev -36%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

I am not a fan of this. Maybe it's because I don't have a sweet tooth but it is just waaay too much vanilla for me.

Photo of Boccu
3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice flavor porter strong vinalla

Photo of Peej06
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of maxson924
3.29/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Oakenator
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CTFalcon
3.41/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LambicLion
3.42/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pliny_the_Gelder
3.35/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Sure, imitation vanilla, but it still manages to be absolutely tasty for the style and ABV. Good training wheels for those who fear dark beer.

Photo of jessb_55
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Viperman1316
3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Movember5
3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mrose78
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Nice initial taste but a slight artificial after taste.

Photo of Jljohnson91
4.02/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beerhemoth
3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,558 ratings.