Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
leinie.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheSixthRing on 11-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,763
Reviews:
246
Avg:
3.38
pDev:
17.46%
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
525
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Timc32
3.02/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.25/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.41/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerguy04
3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Smells of roasted malts. Taste is roasted malts as well as, vanilla. Mouthfeel is medium. Overall, this is the best beer from this brewery.

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Photo of BuckyNBeer
3.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.61/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.41/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.85/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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1.64/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

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2.88/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.34/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IvoryFoxhole
3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle from 2/2016, so we'll see what happens. Poured into Carton Dubvariant glass.

Aaand honestly, it's not all that bad. It doesn't touch the top craft brews, but it's basically what's advertised. Nose of roasted malts and vanilla a bit too faint (age?), but taste basically comes through. Mouthfeel way too watery, but you still get some roasty goodness and vanilla on the finish.

For a mass-produced porter, it's OK. Go ahead and give it a shot.

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3.21/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Good winter beer, the heaviness you'd expect from a Porter, slight chalk taste, vanilla all the way through and a hint of coffee. A middle of the road beer.

Taste Rating in Words: Somewhere between making a snowman and shoveling the snow on your driveway.

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3.14/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.62/5  rDev +36.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.84/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
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