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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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1,085 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,085
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 17.8%
Wants: 14
Gots: 77 | 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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5/5  rDev +48.4%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 11, 2013
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5/5  rDev +48.4%

kerry4porters, Dec 31, 2012
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5/5  rDev +48.4%
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.

saefrog, Jul 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +48.4%

Bunky, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of Idrinksomuch
5/5  rDev +48.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

What is not to like. The vanilla is not over-powering, the color is spectacular and the taste can't be beat. Tonight I am going to be drinking a lot of this one! Anything Leinenkugel's makes is going to be awesome and this is no exception. I wish I was drinking this right now!

Idrinksomuch, Nov 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +48.4%

qballz022, May 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +48.4%

Beer4Mike, Dec 11, 2012
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5/5  rDev +48.4%

mpbrady320, Mar 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +48.4%

KC9LDB, Nov 29, 2012
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5/5  rDev +48.4%

agglerithm, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of Beerdrinker123456789
4.91/5  rDev +45.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Best beer I have had in a long time as good as yingling black and tan but with a vanilla hint and great price 7.99 to 8.99 I first tried it on tap and was very pleased from BWW bufflo wild wings after that I looked all over town to find it in the stores but only one place had it left end of season and man was it good on ice for one hour outside in the snow and went down nice and quick

Beerdrinker123456789, Feb 23, 2013
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4.9/5  rDev +45.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This porter is one of my recent taste tests that really scored big. I usually don't like dark beers but have recently started to broaden my beer knowledge and tasting experience.

The beer has a dark cola like appearance when poured into a glass with a decent tan colored head. The smell has a coffee and chocolate blend. I don't smell the vanilla but it does come out in the taste.

I admit to not liking a beer with a hoppy taste. This is probably why I do like this beer, more flavor from malts and chocolate with a hint of vanilla. It is very smooth and easy to relax and drink.

cet128, Dec 10, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

cmdQ, Mar 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Waymore, Nov 08, 2012
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hockey23kp, Nov 10, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

poogas, Nov 18, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Burns9812, Dec 17, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Petersfavoritebrews, Jul 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

ilovemke12, Mar 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

JCanarecci, Jan 09, 2013
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4.66/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

No head, deep, clear amber in color, very inviting. A flavored coffee with cream (which I love) aroma.
It has a rich, savory taste and strong coffee sort of hickory-vanilla smokey after taste. Has a slightly carbonated feeling in the mouth, smokey, smooth, with lots of body. Well bodied, taste keeps improving as the beer warms in the glass.

Tastes best from a rounded beer 'glass'.

I hope this beer is not going to be seasonal. It will be very missed if that is the case!

Artz, Jan 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

loose5682, Apr 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Giesch, Feb 04, 2014
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stinadez, Jan 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

rypkr, Nov 20, 2013
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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,085 ratings.