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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4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

Photo of JohnFatAss
3.71/5  rDev +4.2%
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 +5.3%

Photo of solvealways
2.95/5  rDev -17.1%
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 -15.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -36.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of sinstaineddemon
3.02/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Dark as a porter should be (man I'm running out of adjectives), the pour wells up a half finger of medium tan,filmy head

S - Smoky peaty malts with mild vanilla hints, not all together enthralling, but nice nontheless

T - The vanilla comes out in the taste, the smoke and the earthiness are huge in the beginning. After a minute these flavors melt away into a smooth vanilla character, especially in the aftertaste. The vanilla takes the stage solo right at the end of the sip.

M&D&O - normal. tasty. nondescript. This beer would appeal to many people. The vanilla is part of the beer, not added on, which is a huge plus. Sessionable and quaffable, a good beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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