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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,915 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 2,915
Reviews: 943
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.75%
Wants: 55
Gots: 216 | 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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Ratings: 2,915 | Reviews: 943 | Display Reviews Only:
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OnThInIcE


3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-24-2012 01:27:16 | More by OnThInIcE
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DexterP236


4/5  rDev +10.5%

03-22-2012 23:54:45 | More by DexterP236
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ABisonEgo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

03-21-2012 23:29:15 | More by ABisonEgo
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mgroothuis

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-21-2012 23:27:27 | More by mgroothuis
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -44.8%

03-21-2012 23:03:35 | More by TonyTalon
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

03-21-2012 19:49:42 | More by Joshgonzales79
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pjeezus


4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

03-21-2012 05:45:24 | More by pjeezus
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barondebourgogne

Maryland

4.45/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear deep brown with a lasting off-white head. Beautiful deep rustic brown color.

Immediate whiffs of cocoa and vanilla. Very approachable.

Very well balanced, mouth watering, and just plain delicious. They hit the balance between chocolate and vanilla just right on this one.

Medium to light body. Very smooth and drinkable. Slithers down the throat in a very silky fashion.

A great, every day, easy drinking beer. Excellent go-to brew that never tires.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2012 10:16:09 | More by barondebourgogne
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cousineddy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-19-2012 01:13:28 | More by cousineddy
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corbs

Kansas

2.25/5  rDev -37.8%

03-19-2012 01:09:09 | More by corbs
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schoon

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-19-2012 00:21:51 | More by schoon
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gonzomn


3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-18-2012 22:02:00 | More by gonzomn
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GreatPumpkin

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.5%

03-18-2012 17:59:48 | More by GreatPumpkin
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piconaut

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.5%

03-18-2012 15:17:20 | More by piconaut
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deonreds

New York

3/5  rDev -17.1%

03-18-2012 05:44:46 | More by deonreds
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ScottyC54

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-17-2012 17:16:56 | More by ScottyC54
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kylle

Montana

4/5  rDev +10.5%

03-17-2012 15:21:11 | More by kylle
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NODAK

Tennessee

3.23/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Smell is pretty disappointing in how weak it is. It basically smells like a really weak porter. Where's the aggressive malts and vanilla here?? Odd.

Pours pitch black and an aggressive pour can't even get much of a head on this one. Again, kind of disappointing.

Taste wise, it's actually pretty drinkable if unremarkable. The vanilla is certainly present. Tastes like a pretty tame porter with lightly roasted malts with vanilla extract put in. To their credit, the vanilla is actually pretty good. It's certainly easy to put down, but it's nothing that anybody will likely ever hold up as a shining example of style.

That said, I'd buy it at a bar. I don't buy a beer for how it smells or looks...and even if it is kind of boring, it still tastes pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2012 00:37:09 | More by NODAK
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seth72104

Missouri

4/5  rDev +10.5%

03-14-2012 01:44:12 | More by seth72104
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KenRapoza


3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-14-2012 00:02:38 | More by KenRapoza
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Leschber

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.5%

03-13-2012 14:01:34 | More by Leschber
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conradh


3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-13-2012 02:49:24 | More by conradh
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canders0927

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.1%

03-12-2012 23:33:13 | More by canders0927
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ctrevino

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-12-2012 21:47:53 | More by ctrevino
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LarryV

Massachusetts

1.93/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Can sum it up in three words - Unremarkable, barely partakable,

In concept, a vanilla flavored porter sounds good, but in execution it seems like not such a great idea. Even though they claim vanilla beans were used in the production, it tastes more like vanilla extract. There's a kind of sour bitterness to the beer that I don't find attractive at all. Without the addition of the vanilla, this would be a run of the mill bland porter, there's nothing special going on here. I wouldn't buy this one again.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2012 11:56:27 | More by LarryV
Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 2,915 ratings.