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 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a ruby red/mahogany color with half a fingers worth of head that fades quickly

S: Get roasted malts and vanilla right up front, along with chocolate notes as well

T: Definitely vanilla forward. Starts off roasty and then quickly goes into vanilla. The vanilla lingers for a while, and then a light chocolate accompanies the vanilla

M: Medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation. Smooth after the carbonation hits

O: This is definitely a dessert beer, it's sweet and very vanilla forward. It would make a very good float with ice cream, as well. Quaffable despite the sweetness. It was enjoyable in the short time it lasted

On a side note, I'm not really sure how people aren't getting the vanilla in this beer... it's at the forefront and VERY detectable

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12 oz bottle into a mug

A: Looks black, but is actually dark brown in the light. Brown head fades almost instantly to a small ring.

S: Slight roast, small hint of what I think is vanilla. Not much else.

T: Some light roasted malt, water, no vanilla.

M: Slightly less than medium body, carbonation is pretty low.

O: I now see why this beer gets such little love. No standout qualities and weak flavor. I find it hard to believe Breckenridge can't do better, but maybe they really can't.

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 4,250 ratings
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