Atwater Vanilla Java Porter | Atwater Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery
Michigan, United States
atwaterbeer.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ypsifly on 10-21-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,775
Reviews:
539
Avg:
3.27
pDev:
20.8%
 
 
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31
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401
For Trade:
2
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15oz glass served on tap at Bier Markt - square one in Mississauga, Ontario.

Appearance - dark brown, nearly black and poured with a good finger of tan head that lingered for most of the beer.

Smell - lots of coffee and vanilla, some mild malts in the background. Not complicated but rather aromatic.

Taste - pretty much like the nose and more intense than expected. Coffee flavor seems to alternate between fresh espresso and stale coffee grounds, but either way the coffee is prevalent and the vanilla sweetness adds a inch touch. Bordering on too sweet, but doesn't quite get there.

Mouthfeel - smooth and creamy, lighter body and carbonation. A bit thin. My only true complaint.

Overall - Atwater's vanilla java porter is a fine flavoured porter that executes a tried and true combination well. Only regret is that the body could be just a bit fuller to make this even more enjoyable.

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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery
3.27 out of 5 based on 1,775 ratings.
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