Velvet Hammer Vanilla Porter | Lake Bluff Brewing Company

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4.15/5
Exceptional
9 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lake Bluff Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
lbbrew.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.04%

Availability: Winter

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Added by KTCamm on 12-28-2012

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Reviews:
1
Ratings:
9
pDev:
9.4%
Bros Score:
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of Mhgrant17
4.8/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of TastyIsBeer
4.53/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nightrain
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of JakeMorgan13
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of beutey
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Smooth and delicious. Strong beer

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Photo of oldvines
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tasted from draft at the Vine on November 17, 2015.

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Photo of arlingtonjoe
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of KTCamm
3.6/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Velvet Hammer is a rich, dark imperial porter with a balance of roast and caramel sweetness touched off with undertones of vanilla from a slew of Madagascar beans added during fermentation. It’s smooth as velvet when it hits your lips (and tastes so good), but after a few its imperial size will bring the hammer down on you. Or maybe it’s just the name of a hard-rock band Rodd wants to start

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Served on tap at the brewery in LB.

Pours jet black, clear top. Strong vanilla bean smell. Like ice cream. Finally a nose to an LB beer! Smooth, rich, creamy flkavor. Notes of coffee. Can really taste the vanilla. Kind of a clingy aftertaste though. Hearty. Not an easy one to down - a sipper for sure.

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Velvet Hammer Vanilla Porter from Lake Bluff Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 9 ratings
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