Atwater Vanilla Java Porter | Atwater Brewery

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Atwater Vanilla Java PorterAtwater Vanilla Java Porter

Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery
Michigan, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ypsifly on 10-21-2006

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Photo of _Christina_
5/5  rDev +52.9%

Photo of Dr_Bahmbay13
3.63/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Purchased a single 12 ounce bottle poured into snifter.

Appearance Looks like black coffee, minimal creamy slightly tan head

Smells like a vanilla java coffee drink, very good smell. Has some chocolate smell rolling around in there also.

Taste is very good! Vanilla lots of it! Java coco bean. Roasted malt. Burnt caramel ,

Mouth feel Slightly medium light , lots of tiny bubbles . Good beer mouth feel . after taste is pleasant , Kawfee. Vanilla sweetness coats your lips ,sorta sticky.

Overall I would buy a six pack of these for sure again. It is an easy drinking beer, Great for all us third shift Zombies who crave a beer with our breakfast. I think this is my second or third porter style beer, It would be a great beer to introduce to someone who has not Tried a Porter or a stout Before because it is pretty solid but not too overpowering in the flavor department which can turn some people off.

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Photo of ChaseTheAce
3.5/5  rDev +7%

Photo of BArunnerchick
3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of _morandi_
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Hockeyplyr3015
4/5  rDev +22.3%

Photo of valkyre65
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of brkfrnr03
5/5  rDev +52.9%

Photo of gambreeno
4.5/5  rDev +37.6%

Photo of Adrian-Keith
4/5  rDev +22.3%

Photo of MrBIP
3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of MSCUSN
2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of Slopes44
4/5  rDev +22.3%

Photo of TheBeerDad
3.5/5  rDev +7%

Photo of SheriffBart
4/5  rDev +22.3%

Photo of RobertClevenger
4/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

S - 12oz bottle poured into tulip

A - Dark brown, nearing black, little to no light passing through, medium brown head

S - Strong vanilla, slight coffee and chocolate

T - Vanilla is strong up front, just a little trace of coffee and some bitterness that is reminiscent of dark bitter chocolate

M - Medium body, not too light, bordering on medium/heavy

O - A good, solid beer. I'd love to put down a sixer of this stuff. I would definitely buy it again.

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Photo of detroitpat
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of BeaverBrew
4.25/5  rDev +30%

Photo of Jmbbabson
4/5  rDev +22.3%

Photo of jaredtp
3.5/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is dark brown, with a vanilla aroma to it. It also has notes of chocolate and roast melt to it. Th finish has aroasted coffee tast to it. It has a chocolate taste through the whole beer. It has more of a vanilla taste then a coffee taste to it.

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Photo of robertjskelton
3.5/5  rDev +7%

Photo of jwps214
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of JMasserang
4.5/5  rDev +37.6%

Photo of Andrew182
2.5/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of barczar
3.42/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown, vanilla aroma, with notes of chocolate and roast malt. The flavor reveals light roast malt, a touch of a tangy character, and a roasty coffee finish. Notes of chocolate wave throughout. More vanilla than coffee, which makes me happy. Probably my second favorite from Atwater, as I like the voodoo, as well.

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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery
3.27 out of 5 based on 1,774 ratings.
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