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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,034
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 17.46%
Wants: 12
Gots: 65 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: TheSixthRing on 11-03-2012)
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NuclearDolphin

Minnesota

3.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Pint Glass

Appearance - Black with Dark Red on the bottom due to the light shining through. Head is around 2 fingers in width and is tan in color.

Smell - Chocolate, Vanilla, Roasted Malts, Caramel, & Coffee. The scent is slightly milder than Breckenridge's Vanilla Porter, which I had a few months earlier. It does however smell very sweet for a Porter

Taste - Chocolate, Roasted Malts, Caramel and Vanilla Bean. The Vanilla Flavor doesn't really show up until the very end on the back of the palate. When it does show up, it tastes pretty good. Not as "Vanilla" as Breckenridge's interpretation but for a porter it's pretty good.

Mouthfeel - Very light, a bit watery and mildly carbonated. It's got an odd texture, almost like the light body gives the impression there is something missing from the beer..

Overall - If you want a good vanilla porter and you have to choose, Breckenridge would be my first choice, because the flavor lacks the Vanilla kick which Breckenridge possessed. With that said, the flavor is still unique and at the most, worth looking into. My only major complaint is that the body needs some work.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2012 04:15:53 | More by NuclearDolphin
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saefrog

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5/5  rDev +47.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I've tested over a dozen porters. This is the best hands down...

This has a sweet taste, but not too sweet. Doesn't have a bitter ash trey taste like some porters and goes down smooth. The consistency between the bottle and the tap is very close as well.

Serving type: bottle

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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,034 ratings.