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Velvet Hammer Vanilla Porter - Lake Bluff Brewing Company

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Velvet Hammer Vanilla Porter
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 8.21%
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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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3.58/5  rDev -10.9%
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

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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.

KTCamm, Dec 28, 2012
Velvet Hammer Vanilla Porter from Lake Bluff Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.