Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter
BA SCORE
3.66/5
4,217 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
Ranking:
#32,957
Reviews:
1,097
Ratings:
4,217
pDev:
15.3%
Bros Score:
3.77
 
 
Wants:
154
Gots:
1,174
Trade:
1
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Black with a very thin, mocha-colored head that dissipates quickly, leaving lots of lacing.

S: Very malty with notes of spice and alcohol, which is odd considering the relatively low alcohol content of 4.7% abv. The titular vanilla doesn't quite come through from the smell alone.

T: Ah, there's the vanilla! It's nice and strong- compliments the dark maltiness quite well.

M: Smooth and thick with light carbonation.

O: Very good! I'll absolutely be drinking more of this.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Colorado definitely has given the world its fair share of small breweries so this was my first sample from Breckenridge Brewery. Overall, I was pleased. The vanilla smooths out the flavor a bit compared to standard porters out there. However, it wasn't very pronounced in the overall flavor as much as I might have hoped. Definitely not a bad choice for a porter, but I wasn't blown away. All said and done, I would buy/order this again but maybe not my top recommendation.

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 4,217 ratings
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