Vanilla Porter | Breckenridge Brewery

4,176 Ratings
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: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a little thin to me, but drinkable by itself.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a large tulip.

Pours a mahogany deep brown with some ruby sheen. Thin tan head appears and fades, leaving a ring of small bubbles and a touch of lace. Bordering on light.

Plenty of vanilla there to stand out, with some toasted grains behind. More vanilla with a decent roasted aroma, smooth and slightly sweet.

Some faintly notable porter characteristics, roasty with a few nicely toasted grains, fairly sturdy overall flavor, deep and full. Vanilla dominates, however, smoothing everything else over and kind of hiding some of the other qualities, but I happen to love vanilla. As for porters, it's so-so, but for a flavored porter, I like it.

Feel is nicely medium bodied, on the fuller side, with a creamy feel, mild carbonation, and mildly slick mouth coating. It cleans up off the palate nicely, not too rich, but leaves a few lingering flavors.

Overall I find it easy to sip and pretty good. The vanilla is really strong in this one, but that's what I was looking forward to. I don't think it's too overdone, and though it's mildly sweet, it isn't sticky or heavy enough to detract.

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I call this the rootbeers of beers. Every angle of this beer is pretty good. Great pour, thick and heavy with a small cream like head much like a cream soda. It has almost like a dry coal taste from the beginning. This beer is all about the finish though. The heavy cream taste comes through and a heavy vanilla finish. The thing about the vinnila part is its natural mouth feel to it. It has a real vanilla bean taste. Whether it was a extract or some sort of additive used, it still taste how it should

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Vanilla Porter from Breckenridge Brewery
3.55 out of 5 based on 4,176 ratings.
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