Atwater Vanilla Java Porter | Atwater Brewery

Atwater Vanilla Java PorterAtwater Vanilla Java Porter
1,794 Ratings
Atwater Vanilla Java PorterAtwater Vanilla Java Porter

Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery
Michigan, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ypsifly on 10-21-2006

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Ratings: 1,794 |  Reviews: 545
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of mjwierzgac
5/5  rDev +44.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A very delicious beer! Very smooth taste, no bitterness. Almost like drinking an actual java. A little filling, but that's to be expected from a porter.A nice social beer or during meal beer. Great work Atwater!!! I look forward to trying more of your craft beers.

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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1.73/5  rDev -50%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

A: dark brown, thin fizzy head. Transmits light.

S: sweet vanilla cake batter/frosting. Nothing else.

T: bad. Super sweet, sugary cloying vanilla. No coffee whatsoever. Tastes really artificial. Like a rubber band dipped in vanilla and sugar.

M: thin, watery, not satisfying at all.

Bad beer. Would never have again. Too bad...a vanilla java porter done correctly would have really been a great brew to try.

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4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

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2.19/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

I don't know how they did it but they snuck 6% alcohol into something that tastes more like soda pop than beer. Which in itself isn't such a turnoff, but the flavors seem so fake and off. So much promise in the name, so little delivery. Though my wife (who doesn't really drink beer) loves it, so that's a plus.

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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 1,794 ratings
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