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Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

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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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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of TappaKeggaBrew
3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Clear, chestnut brown, with a very thin head that vanished quickly without a hint of lacing.

S: Bourbon, vanilla, raisins. Some toasted grain and a hint of cocoa.

T: Slightly sweet, slightly acrid gain malts. Some coffee and dark fruit appear later. Bitterness is really mild in the finish. Vanilla is present start to finish, but not in an overwhelming way.

M: Thinner than I expected (I won't go as far as saying "watery"), and pretty low on the carbonation. Certainly out of proportion to the color and style.

O: Just OK. Smelled and tasted fairly good, but lacked the punch of a real porter, and the vanilla contributed very little. I'm not regretting buying it, but neither will I return for another.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.05/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Good vanilla flavor but not over-powering sweet vanilla and tends to drop off a little towards the end of the glass. A little smokey.
Satisfying thick creamy flavor with a bit of a chocolate mid/after taste.. Nice flavor on tap which is how I like my beer. It is my go to beer at my neighborhood beer bar.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of shanny1981
4.5/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a very pretty beer with a nice thick, creamy head. It's very dark in color and the maltiness is just right. There is only a minor bitterness in the aftertaste which makes it easy and smooth going down. It definitely smells of toasted malts, chocolate and vanilla. A very pleasant smell indeed! This porter makes a real nice adult float with vanilla bean ice cream. One of the best porters and adult floats that I have ever experienced. Will make this my signature go-to adult float beer.

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 4,237 ratings
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