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Thrilla In Vanilla Porter - Double Barley Brewing

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Thrilla In Vanilla Porter
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BA SCORE
88
very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Double Barley Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ncstateplaya on 11-12-2013)
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Growler from Bestway in Greensboro, NC

A: Pours a clear almost opaque very dark brown in color with light amounts of gentle visible carbonation along the edges of the glass and some reddish brown highlights. The beer has a half finger tall foamy beige head that reduces to a thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of vanilla with a light amount of something slightly artificial and a hint of roasted malts.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of very lightly roasted malts with some moderate flavors of artificial vanilla extract.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin.

O: This beer sounds really great in description but unfortunately the vanilla tastes artificial and hints of iodine make this one a little less enjoyable than it could have been. Not sure I would grab another one of these but glad that I was able to check out this newer brewery.

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Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a dark, brown to black coloring with a thin, light tan ring of head. Nose of rich vanilla, subtle booze, and chocolate. Smooth and balanced. Flavors are vanilla forward, with a healthy chocolate backbone. Very sweet and smooth. Light, creamy body. The aftertaste is a vanilla and chocolate blend, with a smooth, clean finish. Great beer.

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A - Deep mahogany with thin white head and little lacing left on the glass.

S - Vanilla extract, roasted malt, and a little booze.

T - Vanilla upfront, especially in the beginning when you taste part of the head. Roasted malt presence, and a moderate hops come through as well. The vanilla is obvious here, which I would expect being called "Thrilla in vanilla."

M - Medium-bodied. There is carbonation, but I describe this one as being more smooth-textured than carbonated, though it's a close-call.

O - I thoroughly enjoy the unique characteristics of this porter. Double Barley has a bright future in NC brewing.

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Thrilla In Vanilla Porter from Double Barley Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.