Mill Street Vanilla Porter | Mill Street Brew Pub

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Mill Street Vanilla PorterMill Street Vanilla Porter
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Mill Street Vanilla PorterMill Street Vanilla Porter

Brewed by:
Mill Street Brew Pub
Ontario, Canada

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Viggo on 12-12-2009

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3.02/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.6/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

It does not get any Smoother than one of these

Coined a great desert beer!

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

tastes ok like the coffee porter not keen on the device they put in bottom of can made the can basicly explode when opened lost half a beer

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

440ml can from the LCBO.

A - dark brown, nice thick creamy foam

S - vanilla, milk chocolate, some roasted malt and a hint of coffee & molasses.

T - very close to the smell, roasted malts come trough a bit stronger and finishes with a little bit of hop bitterness. Vanilla flavor seems to fade somewhat as the beer warms up.

M - smooth, a bit too light for my liking. Leaves a tad dry and bitter aftertaste.

O - Decent dessert beer. Maybe a bit light to be great on it's own but combines nicely with rich desserts.

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4.16/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.77/5  rDev +2.4%

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2.11/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Got this one from Hopsolutely this past summer. Cheers guys!

From a 16oz can into a snifter

APPEARANCE: A clear brown pour produces a 1 ½ finger, thicker looking, creamy, off-white head with excellent retention. Nice cascading effect from the nitro as well. Clear dark brown body with no bubbles at all. Head slowly fades to a thick cap. A film remains until the end but leaves no lacing down the glass. Nice head and cascading effect, but a very light colored body, even for a porter.

SMELL: Vanilla, some milk chocolate and sweet cream, with light hints of roasted grain as well. Lots of vanilla. Vanilla bomb for sure.

TASTE: Again, heavy on the vanilla extract up front. Dried fruit and lightly roasted notes at the swallow, then a bold and lingering finish of vanilla extract, dried fruit, a bit of burnt malt and some leather flavors as well. Touches of chocolate bitterness under the vanilla and caramel sweetness, but this is all artificial vanilla extract all the time.

PALATE: Medium body and medium carbonation. Not quite as creamy as expected for the style, unfortunately. Goes down fine and finishes a touch dry on the palate. A bit watery here.

OVERALL: Hate to say it, but this pretty bad. The vanilla tastes very artificial and the overall flavor is a touch too sweet to really be enjoyable. Wasn’t able to finish any more than half the can before I was forced to water the flowers a bit. This is unfortunate, as their Cobblestone Stout is so well done. Avoid this one in the future. Cheers again guys!

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3.32/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

A: Dark brown with a light amber tinge when held to the light, cloudy, nitro foam leaves a creamy thick beige head of 4 fingers on the top.

S: Vanilla, cappuccino, coffee, cream.

T: Vanilla cappuccino, dark toasted malts, light sweetness, creamy.

M: Creamy and smooth with the nitro head, clean foamy powdery finish.

O: Excellent, get your hands on one. Very smooth and flavourful, one of my new favourites from this company. Drank in Kunming, Sept 10 2014.

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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3.67/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.2/5  rDev -13%

Mill Street Vanilla Porter from Mill Street Brew Pub
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 207 ratings