Neapolitan Porter
Funky Buddha Brewery

Neapolitan PorterNeapolitan Porter
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Funky Buddha Brewery
Florida, United States
American Porter
4.2 | pDev: 7.86%
Jan 25, 2020
Jun 04, 2014
Neapolitan PorterNeapolitan Porter
Notes: Like the classic ice cream, this rich milk porter incorporates vanilla, strawberries, and chocolate in a decadent brew.
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Rated: 4.09 by SpaceBeagle from Utah

Jan 25, 2020
Rated: 4.1 by MJSFS from Florida

Dec 07, 2019
Rated: 4.26 by Kuhriztin from Florida

Mar 17, 2019
Rated: 4.24 by socon67 from New York

Sep 07, 2018
Rated: 4 by scxcrunner from Massachusetts

Nov 24, 2017
Rated: 4.12 by xamygo from New York

Jul 27, 2017
Rated: 4 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Jul 23, 2017
Rated: 4 by brpendergast85 from District of Columbia

Jul 08, 2017
Rated: 4.06 by stortore from Illinois

May 21, 2017
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Rated by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

4.45/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
May 20, 2017
Rated: 4.38 by mattycasey from Massachusetts

Apr 20, 2017
Rated: 4.07 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Apr 16, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by jonbonfondle from Minnesota

Apr 09, 2017
Rated: 4.15 by bb-magic from Florida

Apr 08, 2017
Rated: 4.13 by VaTechPhilly from New York

Apr 04, 2017
Rated: 4.14 by BigBoochDaddy from Massachusetts

Mar 24, 2017
Rated: 3.77 by AirBob from Massachusetts

Mar 24, 2017
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Reviewed by tigg924 from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Had on tap. Pours opaque, dark brown in color with minimal head. Taste is neapolitan ice cream over a nice porter base. Big vanilla start, followed by chocolate, and then the strawberry on the aftertaste..all over a slightly roasty malt backbone. Light bodied, sweet, with moderate carbonation. Makes for an excellent dessert beer. Will get this one again.
Mar 22, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Mar 21, 2017
Rated: 4.39 by Draught2012 from Massachusetts

Mar 20, 2017
Rated: 3.52 by vfgccp from New York

Mar 20, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

Mar 19, 2017
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Reviewed by fitzy84 from Massachusetts

4.37/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Had this on tap at Smiths Billiards in Springfield. The beer appeared jet black with a slightly small head that dissipated quickly. Aromas were utterly incredible with a rich burnt vanilla smell coming across. The taste followed the incredible nose by being a good mix of light milk chocolate with a boozy vanilla. The beer is wicked creamy with a low carbonation. I thought it supplemented the taste well, but it could use a little bit more carbonation to the body. Overall, this was an incredible beer in terms of aroma and taste.
Mar 18, 2017
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Reviewed by AnitaBrewski from Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
The old expression, "If you didn't want to go to Minneapolis, why did you get on the bus?" applies to this beer. I had this on draft at Area 4, a great pizza restaurant in Cambridge, has a great beer menu, and I was so excited to see funky Buddha on the tap list. It was under carbonated unfortunately, and it was a vanilla porter. I wish I would've had the Paulaner Hef or a nice New England IPA, but it was OK.
Mar 17, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by hockeypuck from Maine

Mar 17, 2017
Rated: 4.39 by jleavitt08 from Massachusetts

Mar 14, 2017
Rated: 4.45 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Mar 06, 2017
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
this was either going to be really good or really bad, and like so many of the other flavored beers these guys do, would be an avoidable gimmick by almost any other brewery. this one is so beautifully balanced between all the elements, i was shocked how well the strawberry comes through, how restrained the vanilla is, and how vibrant the chocolate is start to finish, a magical trinity. i could probably do without the lactose in here, and i get that the sweetness and creamy elements it adds are important for the concept, but it is just on the edge of too sweet, and that sweetness lingers long in the finish after the other elements have faded away. i was surprised to see this one so low alcohol, it seems like one that would almost be better suited to high abv, instead of some of their flavored imperial cream ales and such, but i do appreciate it being a little more approachable too. the strawberry is the cool part i think, lots of vanilla and chocolate stouts and porters out there, but the berry comes through great even in such a dark and complex brew, it adds a freshness, a sexiness, its awesome. smooth and creamy feeling, literally like melted ice cream. there is a great natural cocoa flavor too, rather than a sweeter chocolate complexion that would put this over the top. we all agreed this was one of our favorites from the whole range of beers here! would love to drink it again...
Feb 28, 2017
Rated: 3.48 by aaronyoung01 from New Mexico

Feb 23, 2017
Rated: 3 by M_chav from New Mexico

Feb 20, 2017
Rated: 4.55 by TildenKatz from Florida

Feb 11, 2017
Rated: 4.24 by SiepJones from Pennsylvania

Feb 08, 2017
Rated: 4 by dohedan from Michigan

Jan 20, 2017
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Reviewed by brentk56 from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance: Arrives with a fudge brown color and a beige head; an inch or so of foam piles up and leaves strands behind

Smell: Chocolate, vanilla and strawberry tones waft - jast as expected

Taste: The strawberry tones sweep to the forefront, with the sweet aspect prominent; chocolate and vaniila flavors emerge, through the middle, with all three being combined in one scoop, after the swallow; rather sweet finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Another fine facsimile beer from Funky Buddha but, like all of the other vanilla-oriented beers I tasted over the weekend, this one finishes rather sweet; better than the others I tried over the weekend (I'm So Excited, I'm So Scared and Jitterbug-Frappucino) as it is not cloying
Jan 15, 2017
Rated: 4.49 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida

Jun 20, 2016
Rated: 4.09 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Jun 11, 2016
Rated: 4 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Feb 16, 2016
Rated: 4.1 by allenson21 from New York

Feb 10, 2016
Rated: 4.5 by tharper178 from Florida

Jan 28, 2016
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Rated by maplebaconassassin from Florida

4.89/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
Classic ice cream - Chocolate Vanilla Strawberry - poured on nitro - melted ice cream.
Sep 12, 2015
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