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Velvet Hammer Vanilla Porter - Lake Bluff Brewing Company

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Velvet Hammer Vanilla Porter
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 8
Avg: 3.74
pDev: 16.04%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Bluff Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.04% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: KTCamm on 12-28-2012

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 8
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3.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Velvet Hammer is a rich, dark imperial porter with a balance of roast and caramel sweetness touched off with undertones of vanilla from a slew of Madagascar beans added during fermentation. It’s smooth as velvet when it hits your lips (and tastes so good), but after a few its imperial size will bring the hammer down on you. Or maybe it’s just the name of a hard-rock band Rodd wants to start


Served on tap at the brewery in LB.

Pours jet black, clear top. Strong vanilla bean smell. Like ice cream. Finally a nose to an LB beer! Smooth, rich, creamy flkavor. Notes of coffee. Can really taste the vanilla. Kind of a clingy aftertaste though. Hearty. Not an easy one to down - a sipper for sure.

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Velvet Hammer Vanilla Porter from Lake Bluff Brewing Company
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