Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

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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: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

A- Very thin head that disapated almost as soon as I poured it. Very dark murky brown with amber staining.

S- Sweet banana bread and vanilla.

T- Sweet malts and vanilla with a bit of roastiness. Slight earthy notes after about three quarters through when my palate started adjusting to the sweetness.

M- Thin to medium bodied, no lingering aftertaste with a fairly clean finish.

O- Some might consider the vanilla overwhelming and too sweet, but I found it pleasant almost like a dessert beer. I could drink maybe two of these before having to switch it up. This is the vanilla porter that all others should be compared to.

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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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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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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 4,295 ratings