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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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1,064 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,064
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 17.8%
Wants: 12
Gots: 70 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheSixthRing on 11-03-2012)
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Idaho

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-21-2014 16:35:03 | More by Lane_in_ID
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Wandano

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

02-21-2014 04:44:56 | More by Wandano
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Schlafly33

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

02-21-2014 01:48:09 | More by Schlafly33
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

02-17-2014 15:20:44 | More by brandoman63
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wiseguywood

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-16-2014 20:13:39 | More by wiseguywood
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J2t645

Michigan

3/5  rDev -11%

02-16-2014 19:40:04 | More by J2t645
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Sqwizmiester1329

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -11%

02-16-2014 04:57:20 | More by Sqwizmiester1329
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Audio_Phile

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

02-16-2014 02:43:44 | More by Audio_Phile
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Billolick

New York

3.7/5  rDev +9.8%

12 ounce can. Feb 2014 (?) on the bottom of the can.

Pours dark amber w/ a reddish hue. Mocha head, frothy and staying nicely. Goes to a thicker film, and leaves some low sheeting and ample fine scattered bits of lacing.

Mild nose of some sweet malts, sugary chocolate and a hint of coffee.

Lighter on the palate then the typical porter. Notes of more milk chocolate, coffee cake and a whiff of vanilla. Not bad. Decent, lighter bodied, easy drinking and sessionable winter brew.

02-16-2014 02:20:56 | More by Billolick
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MalibuKyle

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-15-2014 23:02:55 | More by MalibuKyle
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JohnTurano

Florida

4/5  rDev +18.7%

02-15-2014 12:08:00 | More by JohnTurano
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sherripernice

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-15-2014 02:21:53 | More by sherripernice
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brnmc922

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +18.7%

02-14-2014 00:04:39 | More by brnmc922
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Anthony311

Indiana

3/5  rDev -11%

02-13-2014 16:26:15 | More by Anthony311
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beergoot

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Dark red body with a thin, foamy head. Aroma releases various scents, sometimes a wet dankness, other times a slight roasted grain and nut note, and still other times a heavily sweet vanilla tone. First taste impression was almost of a rootbeer, but then it quickly revealed a combination vanilla sweetness and an almost metallic hop bitterness. Medium bodied; somewhat coarse and fizzy; semi-sweet finish.

An overly sweet porter in many ways and a bit disjointed in character. More sugary and syrupy tasting with a relatively weak, watery body. Drinkable but mediocre porter lacking a solid depth and complexity that would make it more memorable.

02-10-2014 21:44:11 | More by beergoot
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +18.7%

02-09-2014 22:59:10 | More by Goldndomer
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WreckingBrew

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

02-09-2014 17:07:12 | More by WreckingBrew
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Aisha

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11%

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wynn87

Georgia

3/5  rDev -11%

02-09-2014 08:05:38 | More by wynn87
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Jordan444

Nevada

2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

02-09-2014 06:26:25 | More by Jordan444
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Doerrijustmether

Michigan

3.06/5  rDev -9.2%

From bottle into pint glass. Dark brown with light beige head. Not getting a whole lot from smell, maybe a tinge a vanilla bean, low backhround of carmel. Taste is light, not full bodied, light, airy, smooth, plwasant aftertaste, vanilla bean tones bittersweet chocolate.

Overall its not the worst porter ive had. I would rate this beer ok. Its a good choice if your at a store where there is not a whole lot of other craft choice. Its a 150% better choice than the BMC alternatives..

02-09-2014 04:52:03 | More by Doerrijustmether
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

02-09-2014 02:46:47 | More by thinwhiteduke
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BradleyR

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +18.7%

02-08-2014 04:56:10 | More by BradleyR
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kynap55

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

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KeeganRabelhofer

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

02-07-2014 22:03:10 | More by KeeganRabelhofer
Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,064 ratings.