Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla PorterLeinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter
1,762 Ratings
Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla PorterLeinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

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

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Ratings: 1,762 |  Reviews: 246
Photo of FrankULovejoy
4/5  rDev +17%

It's a decent porter. More impressive than most of the Leinenkugel's beers I've tried.

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Photo of hansenm72
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

Photo of jjhardy12
4/5  rDev +17%

Photo of ajm5108
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

Photo of NailtheAle
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of kennyn01
3.84/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of Nick29
4/5  rDev +17%

Photo of crob3888
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stephrod09
4.08/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of AFDerek
3.28/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of crow
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%

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2.92/5  rDev -14.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of ShaneSmith
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

Photo of Beersnob16
4/5  rDev +17%

Good but not overpowering vanilla flavor.

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Photo of Jeff_Winger
4.2/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of KyleSweetsema
4.08/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of OhioLimoncello
3.57/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Leinenkugel should re-evaluate and rename this brew 'Snowdrift Cocoa Porter'. Albeit present, the vanilla is over-dominated with the cocoa and coffee flavors. There is very little vanilla fragrance to boot.

Still an enjoyable, affordable beer, that is an honest Porter.

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Photo of haleighlapp
3.36/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Miami66
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of IowaFireman
3.52/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of mooseisloose
3.15/5  rDev -7.9%

Part of a great sampler pack found at the local supermercado, containing actually four brews of which I have tried none! That said let's give it a whirl. Popping the top I get a deep roasted waft with vanilla undertones. Pours into the SAPP to an opaque motor oil color with a twofinger tan head that recedes to one finger. On the taste the brew starts with a toasted flavor very quickly followed by a sweet and barky vanilla stomp. Mouthfeel seems a bit thin and the vanilla a bit overpowering, making it taste more like a Mr. Pibb than a vanilla flavored porter. Much too sweet without any pronouned bite to take the edge off. Might taste better as a hot toddy.

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Photo of JackAaron
3.48/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of DesertRunnerIPA
3.12/5  rDev -8.8%

Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 1,762 ratings
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