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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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1,014 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,014
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 17.16%
Wants: 11
Gots: 58 | 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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pavpav12

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

11-08-2013 17:47:17 | More by pavpav12
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Idrinksomuch

Delaware

5/5  rDev +47.9%
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!

Serving type: on-tap

11-08-2013 17:20:33 | More by Idrinksomuch
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Bunky

Ohio

5/5  rDev +47.9%

11-08-2013 16:53:19 | More by Bunky
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pokey44

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-08-2013 16:19:03 | More by pokey44
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

3.1/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours out to a beautiful tan head and will produce lace that hangs around with a little agitation. Clear deep ruby color. Aroma is vanilla extract and a non beerlike sweetness. Flavor is sweet and toasty combination that just lays there. Mouthfeel is medium and co 2 is good. Overall, not what I consider a good brew except for using in recipes or washing down a breakfast of French toast and sausage.

Serving type: on-tap

11-07-2013 19:10:12 | More by EagleTalon
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Khad

Nevada

3.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I must say I am impressed. This was poured from a bottle into an ale/stout glass. The appearance was a ruby red, pretty much what I expected. The head does dissipate quickly and its hard to pick up notes from the scent, if your nose is good you might get some subtle sublte malt.

Now to the taste, I was totally taken back. Everything works in a great balance with malts, vanilla, very light coffee notes all of it in perfect harmony which creates something not overly complex but pleasantly smooth with good mouth feel and flavor.

Really didn't expect this to be as good as it is. Great for a session and great if your looking for something a little more complex than the general "run of the mill" but still simple enough for anyone to enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 04:15:57 | More by Khad
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elektronen

Montana

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-06-2013 04:06:42 | More by elektronen
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-05-2013 21:54:33 | More by muddyh2oblues
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JGrummell

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-05-2013 03:26:19 | More by JGrummell
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Presto82

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

11-04-2013 05:00:40 | More by Presto82
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-03-2013 22:04:49 | More by NorthSideSean
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kustard

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

11-03-2013 21:34:01 | More by kustard
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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

11-03-2013 14:40:19 | More by TEdubbaD
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kpowledge

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-03-2013 03:21:47 | More by kpowledge
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Hoganlaw

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-02-2013 22:11:57 | More by Hoganlaw
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Das_Reh

Florida

1/5  rDev -70.4%

11-01-2013 08:40:30 | More by Das_Reh
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Boggdogg

Pennsylvania

4.01/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark, almost black, red color with a small creamy head what fades quickly and leaves good lacing. Smells like malts with a hint of vanilla. Taste is outstanding with perfect balance of sweet and bitterness. I can taste the chocolate, vanilla, and coffee. A good medium bodied beer that leaves the slightly bitter aftertaste of dark chocolate. This is a very good beer. Wish I had another one!

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2013 01:40:59 | More by Boggdogg
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-30-2013 21:16:26 | More by tdm168
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jtennyson99

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

10-28-2013 01:07:43 | More by jtennyson99
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sneezye

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-27-2013 01:14:36 | More by sneezye
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leroybrown10

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-26-2013 18:34:52 | More by leroybrown10
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ale207

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

10-26-2013 02:25:41 | More by ale207
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stencom1

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

10-22-2013 18:53:26 | More by stencom1
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-22-2013 09:09:08 | More by crbnfbr
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sammyt728

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-20-2013 03:06:21 | More by sammyt728
Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,014 ratings.