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:
#34,252
Reviews:
1,103
Ratings:
4,250
pDev:
15.3%
Bros Score:
3.77
 
 
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155
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1,197
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Dark brown on the pour with a deep ruby hue. Two fingers of creamy off white head retain marvelously. A thick collar of lacing paints the glass.

S: Strong pull of vanilla extract, molasses, cola, caramel. Bread pudding., Hershey's syrup. Soft charcoal from the roasted malt stays in the background.

T: Charcoal and roasted malt lay a baseline. Cola, caramel, molasses, brown bread and crust. Big wash of vanilla extract. Chocolate syrup. Slightly woody. Hint of oily hop bitterness. Finishes with a pull of vanilla, chocolate sauce, and roast.

M: Medium thick body. Low carbonation. Creamy in texture, but lacking some dimension.

O: This is a beer that will appeal to the drinker who has a serious sweet tooth. It's a little too much for me personally, but it's a great introductory beer for those who "don't like dark beer".

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 4,250 ratings
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