Vanilla Espresso Piiti Porter | Funky Buddha Brewery

BA SCORE
4.48/5
41 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery
Florida, United States
funkybuddhabrewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kfsv034 on 12-09-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,005
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
41
pDev:
6.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
61
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
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4.45/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dulahan
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had a chance to try this at the Food & Wine Festival as well, and what a treat. This is now, hands down, my favorite beer I've had to this point (Though the quest will always continue! I hope to find something someday). That fact is why I gave this beer a perfect rating, because to my sensibilities, it is the most perfect beer I've had.

I've spent the last 7 months since trying it doing my best to get something similar, and failed. I've yet to find a good vanilla espresso porter (Or stout for that matter!) that can match this. Where it succeeds and all the others have failed is the Vanilla. Of the 5 or so others I've found in the meantime (give or take) - all of them manage to capture the vanilla's aroma, but never quite manage to get the flavor strong enough to not be overpowered by the espresso. This isn't to say they're bad beers, quite the contrary, at least they tickle the same itch, and I've always loved a good coffee porter anyways, but it is definitely the vanilla that makes this stand out amongst the rest.

It's a shame I live so far away being up in North Dakota, because if I could this would be in my fridge without fail. I would refill my growler the moment I ran out. If I could get cans or bottles, even better.

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Photo of user785335
4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liamt07
4.43/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of emptyglassagain
4.43/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4.04/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KidsDoc
4.38/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pmangold
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cjgator3
4.59/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed on-tap at the Food and Wine Festival at Epcot. Vanilla Espresso Porter is exactly what the name suggests with a delicious balance between the strong espresso and vanilla notes. Funky Buddha hit the nail on the head with this beer.

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Photo of Jason_cs
4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulmcm
4.54/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamesLeung
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IPAchris
4.31/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigtaveras
3.98/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jhartley
4.34/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JasW
4.37/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Part of a 4 beer flight at Epcot Food & Wine. Fantastic espresso aroma. Smooth mouthfeel the vanilla coating. Wonderful combination of flavors and a truly great porter.

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Photo of Satsuma
4.24/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kevlee722
4.34/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tharper178
4.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rjp217
4.81/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dbrauneis
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.7/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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Vanilla Espresso Piiti Porter from Funky Buddha Brewery
Beer rating: 4.48 out of 5 with 41 ratings
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