Mill Street Vanilla Porter | Mill Street Brew Pub

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Mill Street Vanilla PorterMill Street Vanilla Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mill Street Brew Pub
Ontario, Canada
millstreetbrewpub.ca

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Viggo on 12-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
203
Reviews:
63
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
15.56%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
51
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 203 |  Reviews: 63
Photo of Nost
4.14/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of so-true
4.23/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really thick creamy head, hint of vanilla and chocolaty flavor which I don't mind. Light bitterness and after taste. I enjoyed it.Mill st brewery keeps impressing me every time

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Photo of john_hugh7
3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A very nice vanilla porter. Unfortunately, it uses a flavor which is like cheating in my opinion.

L- Dark down
S- Strong vanilla with hints of hops
T- Sweet and smooth
MF- Balanced and not too heavy. Drinkable for a vanilla porter

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Photo of KellyGaudreau
4.77/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ghrymm
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 440ml can.
A: Pours a clear dark brown(i can see through it) with a thin fine bubble tan head ,no lacing.
S: Coco hazelnut with a bit of coffee no real vanilla nose.
T: Very thin tasting porter the vanilla is very weak and a mixed bag of flavors .
F: Light body medium carbonation.
O: A very weak porter that is missing lots it needs work for sure.

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Photo of Squeezyq
4.4/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ikidunot
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcubz
4.14/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Derek
2.85/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

On-tap at the new St. John's brewpub. I've enjoyed the coffee Porter many times, but this really didn't tast good. Too sweet and the flavours just didn't meld.

$8 a pint, and I couldn't finish half of it.

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Photo of schopenhauerale
2.5/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sirsteve42
3.77/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBorrego
5/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of EdwardPW
4.61/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of austinjeff25
4.55/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mousel
3.72/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Geosuds
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Powers30
3.31/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CDNADV72
4.17/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beersareonme
3.45/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

If vanilla porter is your thing, this is a sure fire winner. I found it too rich for my palate. After a pint I needed milk (like after eating too much chocolate). But it is a well crafted porter, my personal taste notwithstanding. And I do recommend it to anyone who likes this style of brew. Cheers.

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Photo of APP
4.31/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PorterPro125
4.55/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type: 440 mL Can poured into a 500 mL Snifter

A- Pours a slight Opaque deep Ruby that is Jet black until you hold it up to a light source. Topped by a slightly off-white 1 finger head. Excellent retention. The head leaves behind thick lacing. The beauty of a Porter at it's finest.

S- Cocoa nibs, vanilla extract, and a light touch of creamy hazelnut. If I was blindfolded while smelling this beer, I would honestly think that I had a delicious vanilla-flavoured chocolate dessert in front of me.

T- Cocoa with a touch of sweet vanilla. Well balanced and easy drinking. Low Bitterness without being too sweet.

M- Light-Medium body and very low carbonation. Refreshing.

O- A beautiful example of what vanilla can add to a beer... Delicious cocoa and vanilla flavours here (don't be expecting a lot of roasty notes typical of Porters). Probably one of the best 'flavoured' beers that I had and easily the most refreshing.

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Photo of Kemper7
4.66/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mark_mla
4.29/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice flavour. Get tired of it. Good one to share with the wife

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Photo of fortyfield
5/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sherillc
3.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Mill Street Vanilla Porter from Mill Street Brew Pub
3.6 out of 5 based on 203 ratings.
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