Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,392
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.65%
Wants: 32
Gots: 230 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

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(Beer added by: TheSixthRing on 11-03-2012)
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

It's a decent porter. More impressive than most of the Leinenkugel's beers I've tried.

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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.84/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of Nick29
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of crob3888
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Stephrod09
4.08/5  rDev +20%

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3.28/5  rDev -3.5%

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3.4/5  rDev 0%

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2.92/5  rDev -14.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +25%

Photo of ShaneSmith
2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of Beersnob16
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Good but not overpowering vanilla flavor.

Photo of Jeff_Winger
4.2/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of KyleSweetsema
4.08/5  rDev +20%

Photo of OhioLimoncello
3.59/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Leinenkugel should re-evaluate and rename this brew 'Snowdrift Cocoa Porter'. Albeit present, the vanilla is over-dominated with the cocoa and coffee flavors. There is very little vanilla fragrance to boot.

Still an enjoyable, affordable beer, that is an honest Porter.

Photo of haleighlapp
3.36/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.52/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of mooseisloose
3.15/5  rDev -7.4%

Part of a great sampler pack found at the local supermercado, containing actually four brews of which I have tried none! That said let's give it a whirl. Popping the top I get a deep roasted waft with vanilla undertones. Pours into the SAPP to an opaque motor oil color with a twofinger tan head that recedes to one finger. On the taste the brew starts with a toasted flavor very quickly followed by a sweet and barky vanilla stomp. Mouthfeel seems a bit thin and the vanilla a bit overpowering, making it taste more like a Mr. Pibb than a vanilla flavored porter. Much too sweet without any pronouned bite to take the edge off. Might taste better as a hot toddy.

Photo of JackAaron
3.48/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of DesertRunnerIPA
3.12/5  rDev -8.2%

Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 1,392 ratings.