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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:
Drift into winter with Snowdrift Vanilla Porter, back by popular demand as our Winter standalone. A fuller-bodied brew with hints of cocoa, coffee and caramel brought out by roasted malts and aged on real vanilla, our Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter is smooth and creamy, making it perfect for warming up winter.

Added by TheSixthRing on 11-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,711
Reviews:
254
Ratings:
1,792
pDev:
17.25%
Bros Score:
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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had the chance to try this on tap a few nights ago, and it was excellent. The combination of sweetness and just the faintest bitter taste was worth every drop.

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

Photo of nfs
4.5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I thought this was a very good cold weather beer. The flavor and texture were excellent, and the vanilla touch is always nice. I really liked it.

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

Photo of Reppend
4.5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Very cozy, tasty porter. Recommend

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.47/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Photo of wattoclone
4.43/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear medium-dark brown with large tan head which dissipates fairly quickly. Aroma is initially vanilla that fades into a pleasant roasted malt with strong cocoa notes. Taste is vanilla, and sweet Mexican chocolate, very mild and smooth drinking. Aftertaste is like a store-bought chocolate cookie. Not an intense beer; very mellow and pleasant on the palate.

I had a case of this in my cooler at a neighborhood BBQ and it disappeared quickly.

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

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4.41/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 1,792 ratings
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