Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

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4,195 Ratings
Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States
breckbrew.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea and Madagascar grows the perfect ingredient for an extraordinary Porter brewed in Colorado. Breckenridge Brewery’s Vanilla Porter. An ale that has all the chocolate and roasted nut flavor of a classic Porter, with an enigmatic surprise thrown in for good measure.

Added by Mebuzzard on 01-13-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,195
Reviews:
1,091
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
16.01%
 
 
Wants:
153
Gots:
1,158
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I did not taste vanilla like I anticipated, but instead it was like a muted porter. Smell is weird, almost like nothing! I seriously had to concentrate to see that it had a faint smell to it. Mouthful had a good feel to it, and was consistent from start to finish. Finished clean and was not dry.

This beer is not bad, but I think a little more vanilla would make the beer even more interesting. As it is now, it tastes like a weakened porter beer.

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Photo of LT630
3.98/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of toti1972
3.7/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of petrusek23
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mdaschaf
3.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AZBeerDude72
3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours jet black with mild foam and very sticky lacing. Smells of nice vanilla, coffee, and nuttiness. The flavor is good but I have to say mild, I was hoping for more based off smell but it was muted. Getting vanilla, coffee, chocolate, nuts, and malt. The feel is very mild to light, overall this could be a great beer if the flavors were more forward, not bad but it could be so much more.

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Photo of Hackattack
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I bought this as a past dated deal and it was a great deal. I tried it and was very pleased that the flavor was not stale. It had a great dark vanilla flavor with major coffee hints.

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Photo of JoeLev
4.13/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurzman
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rebrown221
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TylerGray27
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Josh_tho
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gamblebc
3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.71/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kingjohnh
3.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of USMC_ATLTrader
4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tuowl74a
3.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mriley_0221
3.97/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Albertdidz
4.37/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Thecalmdrinker
3.83/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fryeguy52
3.36/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mwvman
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drstalker
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of D1noB
3.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A crisper porter with a thick finish, not bad but could be better,

Taste Rating in Words: It's a light snow on a hot day, pretty but not much to play with.

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Photo of Narthax
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
3.56 out of 5 based on 4,195 ratings.
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