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Jake's Vanilla Bean Porter - Paw Paw Brewing Company

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Jake's Vanilla Bean PorterJake's Vanilla Bean Porter

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BA SCORE
86
very good

21 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Paw Paw Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: WKyle on 10-30-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Morakaton:
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Photo of Fusebuddy
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Gryphon69
3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle

A- Very dark brown, near black, murky and non transparent. Not much head, and weak spotty lacing.

S- Milk Chocolates, cocoas, roasted malts, some light vanillas.

T- Malts, cocoas, chocolates, some mild sweetness, no noticeable vanilla to me.

M- Medium/Full body that has a nice smooth feel.

O- Looks ok, was disappointed with the head and lacing, had a good balanced smell and flavor, with nothing overpowering the other. Decent beer and easy to drink.

Photo of mpalestino
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sparty55
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours pitch black color with a 1-2 finger dense tan head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, toast, dark bread, herbal, light vanilla, and roasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of dark/roasted malt notes with light vanilla presence; with solid strength. Taste of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, vanilla, toast, dark bread, herbal, and roast/toast earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, roast, vanilla, toast, dark bread, light herbal, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Good balance of dark/roasted malt and moderate vanilla flavors with light hop presence; with solid complexity and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very creamy and smooth mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice vanilla porter. Good balance and robustness of dark/roasted malt and moderate vanilla flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of mcrawford
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of WKyle
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Fargrow
4.34/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.85/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It's an OK beer with nothing to note.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Jake's Vanilla Bean Porter from Paw Paw Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.