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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
Ranking:
#42,410
Reviews:
250
Ratings:
1,772
pDev:
17.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
534
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Photo of BLarson31
3.09/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
3.46/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into glass. 'FEB1918' is stamped at the neck of the bottle.
Dark brown and ruby colored body, tan head settles to thin cap, a few spots of lacing.
Aroma is roasted malt, sweeter chocolate, and a hint of vanilla.
Taste is roasted malt (with a tail end almost like malted milk balls), darker chocolate, and a fleeting mention of vanilla.
Somewhat creamy mouthfeel but a little chalky too.
Middle of the road for its type, but too bland to be distinctive.

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Photo of Illdoone
3.97/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GStone899
3.63/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Might be the best Leinies in the stable. That's not saying much since this is a 'muh' brewery but this isn't bad. Snowdrift gas a smoky smell, pours jet black with a brown head that dissipates quickly. Very easy to drink and fits well as a balanced winter porter. A little watery on feel but tastes good.

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Photo of Kayakguy
3.39/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours nice and dark with cream head. Porters are rather mild and this one is on the bland side. It paired nice with a bowl of chile but I would not buy a six pack. I received it on a sample pack as a gift. I would not order or buy it.

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Photo of JohnnyLaw
3.22/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Mild porter...very light hint of vanilla.

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Photo of MOBamaFan
3.54/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of basaywhat
3.56/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours an opaque dark dark brown with a layer of tan head. Aroma and taste of roasted malts and chocolate with a hint of vanilla. Pretty thin but not bad.

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Photo of ghbishop
3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice beer for a change, but not something for every day.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of imperialking
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Krusader
3.52/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dd53grif
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcotom
3.68/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timc32
3.02/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Big_Thirsty
4.25/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattjp03
3.41/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerguy04
3.68/5  rDev +7.6%
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 elizjay
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Branlott42
3.61/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsloth
4.41/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RBorsato
3.85/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
1.64/5  rDev -52%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
2.88/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 1,772 ratings
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