Uncle Lumpy’s Vanilla Porter
Woodstock Inn Brewery

Uncle Lumpy’s Vanilla PorterUncle Lumpy’s Vanilla Porter
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From:
Woodstock Inn Brewery
 
New Hampshire, United States
Style:
Porter - American
ABV:
5.7%
Score:
82
Avg:
3.48 | pDev: 18.39%
Ratings:
20
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 28, 2018
Added:
Feb 09, 2015
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  5
SCORE
82
Good
Uncle Lumpy’s Vanilla PorterUncle Lumpy’s Vanilla Porter
Notes: Collaboration with British Beer Company
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3.49 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts on Nov 28, 2018
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2.29/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2
by jlindros from Massachusetts

Huge pop and quickly rising head like under attenuated in bottle, murky brown color

Nose plenty of fake vanilla, fake chocolate flavoring, milk choc creamy milk lactose, little cola syrup

Taste infected or super under attenuated and fermented way too much in the bottle, tangy fruity icky, messy fake chocolate, fake vanilla.
Mouth is over carbonated, syrupy mess

Mar 27, 2017
 
4.19 by dpgoblejr from New Hampshire on Jan 28, 2017
 
3.1 by Bitburger from Vermont on Jan 17, 2017
 
4 by KGilmour from Vermont on Oct 09, 2016
 
1.65 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania on Aug 07, 2016
 
4 by redsoxjim from Massachusetts on Jul 15, 2016
 
3.67 by Stoutmeister from Massachusetts on Mar 17, 2016
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2.98/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
by SawDog505 from New Hampshire

Poured into a 13 oz Weyerbacher tulip glass, not sure when it was bottled. Pours dark brown with a two inch light tan head, that leaves behind some nice lace.

Smell butterscotch, biscuit, cocoa, and toffee.

Taste follows butterscotch, biscuit, and cocoa upfront with some toffee in the finish.

Mouthfeel is pretty darn thin, moderate carbonation, not dry, and drinks easy enough.

Overall this is o.k, could have used more body and flavor, the flavor that it has is very mild and not great.

Mar 14, 2016
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3.57/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by puboflyons from New Hampshire

From the 650 ml. bottle with an expiration date of Aug 2016. Sampled on February 27, 2016.

The color of the pour is mahogany brown with a modest but lingering tan head.

The vanilla and chocolate notes are strong in the aroma. There is a low hop profile.

Medium to full body.

The taste highlights the vanilla sweetness and the finish is not very bitter.

Feb 27, 2016
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4.23/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by GreggSr from Rhode Island

Has a nice smokey flavor at first but it gets a little boring after the first glass.

Feb 06, 2016
 
3.22 by shehateme from Massachusetts on Jan 22, 2016
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2.95/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by johnnnniee from New Hampshire

On Tap at BBC Manchester.
Dark brown color with no head by the time it made it to the table.
Big caramel and toffee with some disturbing bitter butterscotch notes and little to no chocolate notes I normally associate with a porter. The Vanilla is extremely light I had to strain to find it. Another lackluster Woodstock beer.

Sep 27, 2015
 
3.63 by VonZipper from New York on Aug 13, 2015
 
3.77 by BeerForMuscle from New Jersey on Jun 27, 2015
 
3.72 by Massbmx from Massachusetts on Apr 26, 2015
 
3.75 by darcange from Massachusetts on Mar 23, 2015
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3.73/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

On-tap 3/15/2015 at British Beer Company, in Walpole, MA served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a thin beige head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains strong vanilla along with coffee, roasted malts, chocolate and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of vanilla, chocolate and coffee. Then a hearty roasted malt character comes in. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth but a bit watery, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, it’s a solid beer but there are better porters out there that I would normally pick first.

Mar 15, 2015
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3.36/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
by tigg924 from Massachusetts

Taste is vanilla, dark chocolate, toasted malt, and some earthy hops. The body seems a bit heavy for a porter. Also, there is a bitterness that I was not expecting that does not fit right with the vanilla sweetness. That said, this is not a bad beer, but also one that I will likely not revisit.

Feb 26, 2015
 
4.25 by ktforce from Massachusetts on Feb 17, 2015
Uncle Lumpy’s Vanilla Porter from Woodstock Inn Brewery
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 20 ratings