Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

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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:
4,189
Reviews:
1,088
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
16.06%
 
 
Wants:
149
Gots:
1,155
For Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- Very dark brown body, with a bubbly light tan head. Head fades rather quickly and leaves a thin layer of bubbles along with some lacing.

S- Roasted malt, vanilla, caramel. Nothing overwhelming, but nice notes of each.

T- Pretty good flavor. Vanilla comes through along with roasty malts and a hint a caramel malt. Again, nothing overwhelming, but nice flavors. Very balanced and easy to drink.

M- Medium bodied, medium-low carbonation, smooth and creamy

O- Nice sessionable porter that is easy on the roasted flavor.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Got this in a custom 6-pack.
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A - A dark brown with smallish head.

S - Toasty, almost burnt scent. Some definite coffee and malt notes, can't really smell much vanilla though, which is surprising considering the name of the brew.

T - Tastes similar to the smell. Majority is coffee and malt, slight hint of vanilla.

M - Some carbonation, but not too much. Pretty smooth after setting in my glass and warming for a minute. Very clean aftertaste, which is nice.

Summary - I have to say, I'm a bit disappointed in this porter. I thought I'd be getting a little vanilla kick somewhere in here, but there is almost nothing - the memories of the drink are of burnt coffee, which is never good. I'm thinking I will try it again in the future. For right now though, it's very average.

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
3.55 out of 5 based on 4,189 ratings.
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