Vanilla Porter | Dry Dock Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dry Dock Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
drydockbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ONovoMexicano on 11-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
81
Reviews:
8
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
6.91%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of NocoBeerGuy
4.67/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaramilr
4.59/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great porter. Nice dessert beer. Every time I drop by the drydock tasting room my wife demands I pick up some vanilla porter.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of bfrank8
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LinusBohman
4.45/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

L: Black as sin with a sweet chocalaty hue. Lacings on the side and the foam remains as a warm blanket on this nectar of Aphrodite.

S: Roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla and plums.

T: It starts of the same as the smell. The vanilla is more apparent in the taste. There is also a subtle acidity and some sweet liqourice. Aftertaste is of chocolate.

F: Creamy yet not too heavy. It tenderly caresses the palate as it makes it's way towards the throat. Carbonation is apparent but not overwhelming. Kind of hits the spot perfectly for what a porter should offer.

Ov: Very drinkable and unexpecedly complex beer considering the abv. A well crafted brew with a perfect balance that makes it stand out a bit from the overfilled ocean that is todays choice of craft beers.

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Photo of LXIXME
4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.36/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.27/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dcscientist
4.17/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This vanilla porter was really good. I had it on tap at the tasting room, as opposed to other Dry Dock beers I've reviewed that all came in cans as part of a sampler pack. Maybe that made a little bit of difference, I don't know, but I liked the overall flavor of this beer better than their others. I'd get this one again.

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4.17/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wasatch
4.12/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. Bomber

Pours a very nice dark brown color, with some very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy one-finger light tan head, which leaves some nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, with some vanilla sweetness. The taste is pretty nice, malty, nice vanilla note, sweet. Medium body. Overall, a pretty tasty brew.

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4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bunuelian
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pagesofphotographs
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.07/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MisterMike
4.07/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Vanilla Porter from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
4.05 out of 5 based on 81 ratings.
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