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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,485 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 3,485
Reviews: 1,004
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 92
Gots: 521 | 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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Photo of trytoketchup
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I do not write reviews.

Photo of Dr_Leafy_Green
4.72/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

It's like drinking your dessert. Had the nitro pour at the Yard House. The head was deliciously thick and creamy, I think partly due to the nitro tap. Toasty malts and biscuits with a nice vanilla aroma, not too heavy on the vanilla. Excellent balance and a clean finish.

Photo of CodyMiller
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of maltlikker
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oneguynamedjosh
4.23/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Goodspeed83
3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Halvey
4.14/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KevChiTown
3.34/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

If it was just a standard Porter it would be boring and forgettable. The vanilla is very nice, smooth not over powering at all. Exactly enough so I can drink this six pack and not be pissed that I bought it.

Photo of dlmvh5150
3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Barnoloid
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lianne_Weaver
3.16/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Neil_Pfeifer
4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Branflake
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cglenden
3.92/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Robertt1
2.89/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Ok - felt it needed more

Photo of lshrtmn
4.08/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Eddiehop
4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of citruscane
3.21/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of taters21
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of robotiks
3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jcb7472
3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JordanHageman
4.38/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I've had a few vanilla porters and they've been decent but for some reason this one has a wonderful flavor and feel. The smell is pretty generic but as soon as you get taste it you get wonderful notes of an oat vanilla fullness that you'd not expect. It feels fantastic too. Silky and smooth.

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

Appearance: pours a decent tan head that falls fairly fast with some mild lacing. Color is a deep reddish brown.
Aroma: vanilla, chocolate, and roasted malts, with floral and herbal hops.
Mouthfeel: medium to heavy bodied with a creamy consistency.
Flavor: vanilla is quite dominate somewhat balanced with cocoa and dark roasted malt flavors. A background of bittering hops in the finish.
Overall: very good but not outstanding.

Photo of Edlc8
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpd026
4.31/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,485 ratings.