Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

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4,162 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
Ratings:
4,162
Reviews:
1,085
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
16.06%
 
 
Wants:
148
Gots:
1,139
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 4,162 |  Reviews: 1,085
Photo of tvljr
3.76/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Aroma of vanilla bean, coffee, subtle cocoa, and nutty tones.

Dark brown with a lasting, tan head. Somewhat sweet, cream soda flavors, with dry, roasty tones providing balance.

Medium bodied with average carbonation and a mellow finish.

Very drinkable porter.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of beans923
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of Sivad
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of archero
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of ScubaSteve00
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Blanco
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of MikeF11
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of MDDMD
3.51/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A-dark brown color with a nice tan head and decent lacing

S-dark roasted malt, vanilla, caramel

T-dark roasted malt, caramel, vanilla, slight bitter finish

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation, on the light side but does have some smoothness

O-nothing special, a little too much sweetness or vanilla for me, but fairly drinkable

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Photo of Coduhhh
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Firefox13
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Michaeldmanley
4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

Photo of JohnFatAss
3.71/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Brown in color with an off white head.

It has a very mild smell. Vanilla comes through and not much else.

Taste - Roasted malts and vanilla. Not overly sweet, but there is a touch of sweetness.
Finishes dry with some bitterness.

I would say this beer is a little on the heavy side but still easy to drink.

Overall - A very nice beer for a cold winter night.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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2.95/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pour: Semi-soft pour - low fizz - very little head remains. very slight lacing

Color: Dark brown - slight red - expected darker

Aroma: Subtle (much more subtle than I hoped) malty aroma with light vanilla

Taste: Vanilla cream up front - bitter earthy in the middle - sparkling water at the end

Mouthfeel: Creamy feel up front but thins out very quickly

Soundwave visual metaphor: light but fast attack - 2 second decay/sustain - flat release: 15 seconds at about 5% intensity

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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2.25/5  rDev -36.6%

Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
3.55 out of 5 based on 4,162 ratings.
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