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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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3,319 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,319
Reviews: 970
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.7%
Wants: 75
Gots: 400 | 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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4.3/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle drank at Freshcraft in Denver, CO.

Pours a semi-clear dark brown color with a 1/2 inch tan head that fades to an oily film. Thin rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malts and vanilla beans. Taste is of dark roasted malts, vanilla cola, and vanilla extract. This beer has good carbonation with a soda-like crisp and clean mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good porter with some unique vanilla flavors. I would definitely get this one again. My first beer from Breckenridge.

UCLABrewN84, Jun 15, 2011
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3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Lindley Park Filling Station here in Greensboro.Poured into a standard pint a deep dar brown with some ruby hue to it,a thinner but well sustained off white head atop.Big sweet vanilla aromas mixed with some roasted notes,flavors are quite sweet up front with vanilla and molasses flavors, there is a decent drying woddy,earthy finish to keep it from being sweeter than it already is.Not bad but the sweetness up front can be a bit much though.

oberon, Nov 26, 2008
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

ttylicki, Today at 02:53 PM
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4.64/5  rDev +27.8%

Cvbrandon, Yesterday at 06:44 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Picked up a 6 pack of this stuff on sale at a local liquor store. Thought I would try it out after a coworker of mine recommended it to me. Deep Brown in color this porter ale offers slight notes of chocolate and roasted nut all that you would expect from a porter. I personally love anything vanilla, I would choose plain vanilla ice cream over any ice cream flavor. That being said I wasn't able to pick up a ton of vanilla until about a minute after taking my first sip, which was a little disappointing. I would like to see more forward notes of vanilla, but that might just be the vanilla lover in me. Over all it's a good beer, just left me wanting more vanilla notes.

Eric_Edwardson, Yesterday at 05:32 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

JRPBoulevard, Wednesday at 08:59 PM
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4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: dark brown, but clear; mahogany around the edges; 1 finger light brown head that receded slowly to a thin collar; nice lacing;

S: dark chocolate is most prevalent, but coffee is there as well as vanilla;

T: follows the nose initially; coffee fades by mid-palate; finish is mildly bitter with all chocolate and vanilla;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: the vanilla sets this one apart from other porters; I prefer a straight up porter, but keep coming back to this from time to time;

HamdenHector, Wednesday at 08:38 PM
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4.92/5  rDev +35.5%

JCMattson, Wednesday at 04:45 PM
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3.84/5  rDev +5.8%

DRush11, Wednesday at 02:35 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

Enjoyed. Smooth taste. Light vanilla flavor.

klastinger, Wednesday at 12:54 PM
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3.76/5  rDev +3.6%

Emily-Snead, Wednesday at 02:02 AM
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3.39/5  rDev -6.6%

kricks77, Wednesday at 01:47 AM
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5/5  rDev +37.7%

Tomg1313, Wednesday at 12:28 AM
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4.6/5  rDev +26.7%

horrible01, Wednesday at 12:23 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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3.68/5  rDev +1.4%

doc_logic, Monday at 08:34 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

tylerstravis, Monday at 04:17 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

One of my favorite out of the bottle brews. I have not seen it on tap in the Cincinnati area. Has a good mouthfeel with a rich head to tends to stay when poured. A pleasant malty rich taste with obviously strong Vanilla notes. Aroma matches the Vanilla taste....rich and malty.

UKBeerman, Sunday at 06:54 PM
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3.76/5  rDev +3.6%

Bscroggins34, Sunday at 12:25 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

target88, Saturday at 10:38 PM
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

LFC4life, Nov 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

dabarton, Nov 22, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -0.8%

dditto2, Nov 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

ksi4077, Nov 22, 2014
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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
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