Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by TheSixthRing on 11-03-2012

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Ratings:
1,763
Reviews:
246
Avg:
3.38
pDev:
17.46%
 
 
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52
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525
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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. Poured from the bottle into a glass, this brew's head is 1/2 finger thick and lumpier soapy carbonation , minimal lacing, and a very dark blackish brown body. I wish this had more depth of lacing.

I smell very richly roasted and caramelized malts. Not very much vanilla in the scent category. None, really.

The taste is mostly more of a traditional porter, with the vanilla taste simply making a guest appearance towards the end. And, yes, I can taste the orange flavor. This would be great without all of these other unnecessary tastes in the mix.

This particular mouthfeel is not thick or chewy by any standards. I like that, along with not having a lingering aftertaste.

Overall, I'll give a 4 for Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. This,again, would have been just fine, if not, better with the basic techniques. I probably won't get this again

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Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.38 out of 5 based on 1,763 ratings.
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