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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,094 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,094
Reviews: 954
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.75%
Wants: 62
Gots: 291 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

stortore, Jul 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

rjl910953, Jun 29, 2012
Photo of Giggy
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: nice looking porter. Dark black color, nice frothy beige head.

S: strong vanilla, slight maple syrup, funky old chocolate.

T: coffe taste is there but is overpowered by the vanilla. There is also nuts, chocolate, and molasses flavors that come through.

M: low carbonation like you would expect but the body seemed very thin and watery.

O: just ok. I prefer more of a smokey flavor to my porters.

Giggy, Jun 28, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -58.6%

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3.85/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown color with some red hues. Nice color. Unfortunately, there is very little head, and it disappears completely in mere seconds. Not a very good sign.
Smells of vanilla and roasted malts. The scent is slightly subdued, but the vanilla smell gets me a little excited. The taste is very nice. Roasted malts, nuts, caramel, and of course, vanilla. Vanilla dominates. Slightly sweet, but not excessive. Medium body, slightly creamy, and medium carbonation.

I really like the vanilla taste. It's very well done. It isn't one of the best porters in the world, but it has its place.

Danny1217, Jun 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

KenC, Jun 27, 2012
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5/5  rDev +38.1%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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Photo of N3ptune
3.05/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Served: bottle into a mug.

L: Worried right away. Not nearly as dark as I would have expected. Finger, finger and a half of head that dissolved very quickly.

S: Vanilla, coffee, malty, even getting a hint of cherry. Smells lovely.

T: Malty. Slight coffee roast. Vanilla and caramel come through at the end. No big flavors.

M: Very thin for a porter. More carbonation than expected.

O: Not a bad beer. Not exactly what I expect from a porter though.

N3ptune, Jun 17, 2012
Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,094 ratings.