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Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

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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
Ranking:
#33,502
Reviews:
1,098
Ratings:
4,225
pDev:
15.3%
Bros Score:
3.77
 
 
Wants:
156
Gots:
1,176
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 4,225 |  Reviews: 1,098
Photo of JuiceMan818
2.93/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ryan_DelMastro
4.49/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of moundbz
3.77/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Urk1127
1.7/5  rDev -53.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of beaulabauve
3.4/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Uniobrew31
3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Deschene2k
3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clean taste with a touch of chocolate and hints of a floral rather than a sweet vanilla. Lighter than other porters with a good mouth feel and a clean finish.

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Photo of bicyclesandbeer
5/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of travelguy
3.97/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pundit_of_Potability
3.95/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A nice dark brown you might expect from a porter. 1 finger head that dissipates with minimal lacing. Smells of vanilla and roasted malts. The flavor starts with dark chocolate and malts and that hint of sugary vanilla and finishes slightly bitter. Nothing shocking here. A solid porter that also comes off a little thin. The carbonation here is minimal to none...so, if you're going to have a thin beer, you might as well give it some zip to hide that....Or else, make it really rich and creamy....The finish on this one is not very rich or creamy...It just kind of dies off at the end and disappears. Potable, but not mind-blowing.

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Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
3.67/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fx20736
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jg24rules
4.11/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beginner2
3.97/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pleasant porter. Doesn't try too hard. Modest vanilla makes an interesting aroma. Complements porter-dryness. Hops in balance. Have again ? Probably.

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Photo of degueulasse
3.12/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The carbonation adds a bit of bite to what is otherwise a rather bland beer. There isn't much of a distinctive flavor, and what is there doesn't taste all that much of vanilla. I think this was my first or second porter, so I'm not exactly sure what to look for, but this was altogether a rather uneventful drinking experience.

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Photo of TEZ5725
5/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of token_23223
3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sk8sean86
4.02/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sublime89
3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AGawinski
3.35/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ealanjones
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kuhndog
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Marzen_Fan
3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bwferrie1
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sanitarium16
4.06/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 4,225 ratings
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