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AleSmith Robust Porter With Vanilla - AleSmith Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 0%
Wants: 2
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: pmarlowe on 02-07-2013)
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pmarlowe

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4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the tasting room.

A: Very dark brown, nearing black, but still clear around the edges. A half finger of fine, light tan head with excellent retention and some dots and streaks of lacing.

S: Vanilla bean. Good, like vanilla frosting which covers most of the other flavors, though some milk chocolate comes through.

T: Vanilla transitions into the roasted malt component. Here, the vanilla complements the other flavors without obscuring them. A sharp acidity is still there, and a little sweetness on the finish complements the vanilla flavor quite well. Vanilla sticks around on the long finish.

M: Medium body, ultra smooth, with medium light carbonation providing some bite.

O: A solid variation on the Robust Porter. A good level of vanilla and good drinkability. Overall, a lighter porter that doesn't reach the level decadence of Victory at Sea, although that's not really what they were going for.

Serving type: on-tap

02-07-2013 14:33:58 | More by pmarlowe
AleSmith Robust Porter With Vanilla from AleSmith Brewing Company
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