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Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

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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: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

It is not a bad beer at all but it is not great either. It's got a great finish of vanilla which makes me really like drinking this beer. It is an easy drinking beer and goes down really well. Definitely a session beer, I could easily drink a few of these in one session. I could not get a lot of flavors out of the smell but could definitely smell a hint of vanilla. It's an average beer but I would drink it again for sure. I liked it more because It is a colder November night and it definitely feels like a fall/winter kind of beer.

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

Pours a dark brown color with a small brown head that disspates quickly. Very small amount of lacing.

Strong vanilla scent. Some lightly roasted coffee. Sweet. Smell is slightly offensive, almost like cough syrup.

Very artificial taste. Fake vanilla, a hint of cherry, some lightly roasted malts.

Mouthfeel is very, very thin. Not much like a porter. Easy to drink, I'll give it that.

Overall, not a good beer. A lot of artificial tastes here. I guess it could be a good introductory craft beer to show newbies some of the new tastes to find in craft, but too artificial to be considered anything beyond that.

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 4,234 ratings
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