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Vanillaphant Porter - Avondale Brewing Co.

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Vanillaphant PorterVanillaphant Porter

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BA SCORE
85
very good

62 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avondale Brewing Co. visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: woosterbill on 09-01-2012)
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-27-2014 02:34:36 | More by FrankShirley
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Roxie_B

Alabama

3.7/5  rDev -1.9%

Serving type: Bottle, though you are more likely to find this on tap.
Looks: Opaque and deep dark brown with garnet highlights. An aggressive pour will yield some head.
Smell: Vanilla, some mild floral hopping, toffee, caramel, nuttiness. Has a warm roasted smell.
Taste: Butter pecan, sweet vanilla, wood, toffee, coffee notes all present here. Hops are primarily earthy, floral and citrus present but demure.
Mouthfeel: Silky with a bit of a burn on the way down.
Overall: A bit sweet for me but my spouse loved it. If you like butter pecan icecream you will love this local Alabama offering.

08-19-2014 02:38:26 | More by Roxie_B
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AlaYank

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-16-2014 01:56:50 | More by AlaYank
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LukeGude

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +26%

08-14-2014 03:04:50 | More by LukeGude
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Dicers

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-13-2014 22:22:25 | More by Dicers
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JohnBender

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-13-2014 16:28:20 | More by JohnBender
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Manuel777

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-12-2014 04:00:08 | More by Manuel777
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jonathaniler

Florida

5/5  rDev +32.6%

08-08-2014 23:09:54 | More by jonathaniler
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shook138

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-07-2014 23:35:14 | More by shook138
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seavercm

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-06-2014 13:16:15 | More by seavercm
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TwoForty

Florida

5/5  rDev +32.6%

08-01-2014 18:03:47 | More by TwoForty
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John44

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-26-2014 23:59:36 | More by John44
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sewhitehead

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-26-2014 20:39:06 | More by sewhitehead
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mbonugli

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-26-2014 07:18:34 | More by mbonugli
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Chuffbomb

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-23-2014 13:53:33 | More by Chuffbomb
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WarEagleJeep

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-17-2014 00:03:20 | More by WarEagleJeep
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Dub12588


4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-30-2014 16:11:19 | More by Dub12588
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J_Dill

Alabama

1/5  rDev -73.5%

06-29-2014 17:35:49 | More by J_Dill
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BrewsBr0ther

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-20-2014 21:12:39 | More by BrewsBr0ther
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freduardo

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-20-2014 03:34:19 | More by freduardo
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B33rcules

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-15-2014 02:50:17 | More by B33rcules
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Gus_13

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-10-2014 19:13:54 | More by Gus_13
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.65/5  rDev -3.2%

Appearance: Very dark brown body with glimmers of garnet, clearish, with a head that's just shy of being white in color.

Smell: While there is a bit of roast and dark fruitiness contained with the nose, it's like sniffing a standard edition Tootsie Roll and a Vanilla Tootsie Roll at the same time.

Taste: Dark maltiness with a chocolate, coffee (light) vibe to it with a fast hit of vanilla. Lesser malty accent of toast and caramel. Medium-plus sweetness. Faint dark fruit. Nil hop character, bitterness. Sweetish finish with the chief flavor, vanilla.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. There's an incredibly minor stickiness to the mouthfeel.

Overall: It's good, but, it's just a hair too sweet and strong on the vanilla. Still, I suppose it's better to err on the side of a bit too much vanilla as to failing to deliver any appreciable (and appreciated) vanilla flavor, like the Breckenridge iteration.

05-18-2014 15:46:16 | More by ChainGangGuy
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-18-2014 00:13:37 | More by thatoneguymike
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ascags

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-10-2014 15:35:57 | More by ascags
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Vanillaphant Porter from Avondale Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.