Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

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Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States

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

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes dated July 8th, 2013. This was a guest beer at Phantom Canyon Brewing (Colorado Springs) while they were renovating the brewing facility and expanding their restaurant area.

Appearance: dark brown, mahogany; wispy head.

Smell: sweet, grainy scent; light vanilla note.

Taste: vanilla beans; mocha and cocoa; light caramel; slight hop bite at the finish.

Mouthfeel: medium body; glass-smooth; semi-dry.

Tastes better than it looks (not that i looks weird, just lacking a decent head). Flavorful, balanced; decent.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a deep amber color with a three finger head the slowly recedes leaving little lacing. The beer smells heavily of malts with very little vanilla. The taste is very malty as well with almost not vanilla flavor, however as the beer warms it becomes sweeter and the vanilla more apparent. Good porter over all in my opinion.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served in a stein at 45F. The beer poured a very dark chocolate color with a 1F head.

The aroma was malt and light vanilla- I was expecting more vanilla.

The carbonation is mild.

The taste is quite good, but unfortunatley, the aroma and MF do not complement it.
Some roasted malt, lemon, light vanilla( I was looking for more). A very good porter taste.

As the beer warms, there is a sweet vanilla and some cocoa.

The body is just right- medium light.

Overall, a very good porter. The taste is better at 50F+.

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 4,251 ratings
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