Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

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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:
#34,775
Reviews:
1,107
Ratings:
4,259
pDev:
15.3%
Bros Score:
3.77
 
 
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153
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3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter.

3.5 A: Black color. One finger of frothy beige head. Retention is about average and a short ring of lacing is left.

4.0 S: Foremost, there's lots of vanilla. Grainy roastiness underneath. Coffee with cream. It almost smells like creme brulee. Very nice.

3.5 T: Grainy roastiness. Light coffee with cream. Plenty of vanilla. Tasty, but not as vibrant as the nose.

3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Crisp without much creaminess.

3.5 D: Good enough. Good flavors, but lacking depth and force.

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4.23/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bought a six-pack of this beer at the grocery store. Haven't tried it before this, so this is a completely new review.

A: A great-looking dark brown beer when settled, with an amber pour (poured from bottle to glass).

S: More hoppy smell than initially expected, but slight hints of vanilla to mix in.

T: Lighter hops than the smell suggests, but still a little overpowering on the aftertaste. The vanilla is just as slight as in the smell, and the flavor has been overtaken by the hops. A little hint of caramel. Still great taste overall.

M: A little malty and very refreshing.

O: A malty and light beer to quench thirst; great taste, even though less vanilla flavor than a vanilla porter should have. This may be due to a flavor imbalance, in my opinion. Not too hoppy, but a good overall beer.

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3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle

A- Pours a dark brownish black color with a creamy off-white head with great lacing and retention.

S- The aroma is roasted malts and some vanilla.

T- The taste is roasted malt, cocoa and a lot of vanilla flavors. 

M- The mouthfeel is medium bodied and very smooth.

O- Overall, not a bad porter. Definitely worth a try.

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 4,259 ratings