Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

4,195 Ratings
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: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Lagunitas mason jar
From: Bine & Vine Bottle Shop in Normal Heights (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $1.99
Purchased: March 28, 2013
Consumed: April 5, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Poured a brownish-black (more black) color with two fingers of khaki tan lacing that dissipated rather quickly. Average lacing on the sides. Minimal retention.

Smelled roasty nuts, toffee, caramel, vanilla bean ice cream, faint bitter coffee beans, milk, chocolate and faint smoky fire.

Tasted surprisingly stronger than the smell. My first thought was Nesquick chocolate milk. Also cocoa, milk, vanilla, faint bitter coffee beans and still that light smoky fire.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Soft (below average) carbonation. Slightly bitter, but still smooth finish.

A pretty good porter overall. I’d definitely have it again. Not as much vanilla as I would have thought, more of a chocolate milk taste, but it gets the job done.

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3.81/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Drinkable but, not as much taste as I thought there would be.

White head, black body.

Smells like vanilla and roasted malts.

First taste is vanilla followed with malts and a little bit of caramel.

A lot thinner mouthfeel than I expected. Light carbonation.

It's alright but, not what I was hoping it would be.

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
3.56 out of 5 based on 4,195 ratings.
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