Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

Vanilla PorterVanilla Porter
BA SCORE
51.3%
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3.66 w/ 4,210 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
Ranking:
#32,394
Reviews:
1,096
Ratings:
4,210
Liked:
2,159
Avg:
3.66/5
pDev:
15.3%
Alströms:
3.77
 
 
Wants:
155
Gots:
1,166
Trade:
1
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Poured into my trusty highball from the bottle with dinner.

Appearance: white-coffee coloured head that is quite thick and dissipates very slowly. The body is nearly black, with faint amber tones.

Smell: Unfortunately, I'm congested so I'm not getting much here. Faintly smoky with plenty of vanilla.

Moutfeel: average viscosity and very low fizz.

Taste: nice, strong, dark malt balanced by as much vanilla as the scent advertises. Very nice.

Drinkability: solid. Chuggable, sippable, I'll probably seek this out again at some point.

Serving type: bottle

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 51.3% out of 100 with 4,210 ratings
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