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Vanilla Porter - Breckenridge Brewery

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Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,198 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,198
Reviews: 963
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.7%
Wants: 69
Gots: 339 | 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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4/5  rDev +10.2%

An adequate brew

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.02/5  rDev +10.7%

Singles cooler at Hy Vee Wine and Spirits. Not outdated or anything.

Appearance (4) : Like a mesh screen, the bubbles seem to create a tight/loose pattern in the head. There's some large bubbles in the head too. It's about a 3 finger beige head, leaving little webs of lacing as it recedes. The body is coffee colored, an oaky brown-to-black, with 90% opacity. Cute.

Aroma (3.75) : Woody. Leafy. Faint char from a camp fire you can't see in the distance. Some coffee bean. The faintest hint of vanilla extract but you wouldn't know it was vanilla unless you read the bottle. A little bit of black licorice, too. Bouquet is medium strength.

Taste (4.25) : It's got a rich roasted flavor with a prominent zing on the tip of the tongue. Some dark roast coffee bean in the middle. Lightly bitter/sour, this seems to be trademark of most porters. The real punch comes out when you go in for the swallow. Tides of rich vanilla creaminess come in mixed with unmistakeable porter flavor. The finish is superb. After it's over you want more.

Mouthfeel (3.75) : Zingy upfront, creamy towards the back. Medium bodied. Finishes slightly tarry and semi-dry.

Overall (4.02) : This is not a bad beer, especially when you consider the beautiful vanilla finish. The up front taste could be improved, but the finish is dead nuts beautiful. I like this beer and would have another.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Oct 11, 2014
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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,198 ratings.