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RATINGS: 1421   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Who would have thought deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea and Madagascar grew the perfect ingredient to build an extraordinary Porter in Colorado? An ale that has all the chocolate and roasted nut flavor of a classic Porter, with an enigmatic surprise thrown in for good measure, real vanilla bean. Breckenridge Brewery’s Vanilla Porter. A vanilla kiss in a rich, dark sea.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
iowaherkeye (2699) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - SEP 19, 2007
12oz, no date. Deep brown with a minimal beige head, low retention. The aroma does have a bit of vanilla, and it comes across as an herbally note. There is also some roasted malt and grain, and a small amount of baker’s chocolate. The flavor had much more prominent sweet vanilla. There’s something fake about it, but for some reason, I kinda like it--dunno if I should be admitting it. Roastiness really wasn’t very high. Low bitterness in the finish (2-3 out of 10). Low carbonation with a light body. Not too bad, but I’m sure if I bought a six pack I wouldn’t be as impressed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of yespr. Clear, dark brown with an orange hue and arough, off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt and vanilla. Medium body, sweetish roasted malts and then these very distinct vanilla accents. The bitterness is very discreet. Vanilla goes well in bourbon flavoured beers, but otherwise I really don’t dig it. 180907

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
buckybeer (666) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2007
Pours a very dark but clean copper. Has a small light tan head with moderate carbonation. The initial aroma was almost sour but quickly turned to mild malt, cocoa, and faint vanilla. The flavor however is pretty big vanilla. Also malt, chocolates and nutty. Not bad.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
fiulijn (16642) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 18, 2007
Dark brown color. Light aroma of chestnuts, caramel and milk chocolate. Bad flavor of cheap chocolate, not as bad as the Floris, but in that direction. Very difficult to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5658) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2009 Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a very dark brown color with ruby highlights and a small dark tan head. The aroma was tangy, roasty, malty and had a moderate vanilla element. The flavor was lightly bitter, roasty and had a moderately strong vanilla (somewhat artificial) flavor and a light floral hop presence. Nice. My wife like this one much better than I did though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgentgesdo (682) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 13, 2007
Pours inky black with small tan head. Nose is woodsy vanilla and malt. Flavor of vanilla, oak, very nutty and creamy, quite mild. Creamy, very good mouthfeel. I like it a lot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markas101 (2055) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 12, 2007
33 cl bottle, Fargo. Cola like appearance, with a head that lasts a bit longer. Medium malt aroma, Quite sweet, massive vanilla hit, then a sweet/bitter finished mingled with the vanilla. Not really my style but certainly worth a taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (5809) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2007
Its been a while since I have had a porter and can hardly wait for this one. Nice dark body with red highlights and a medium dark tan head. Aroma is sweet and malty with a bit of molasses. Flavor is delicious. Sweet malts with lots of roasted notes. The vanilla is subtle but has a pleasant impact. Chocolate flavor is a dry dark variety. Some dark fruit shows up late. This is such a drinkable beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChainGangGuy (4564) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 9, 2007
Appearance: Pours a clear, dark, dark reddish body with a wispy, off-white head. Smell: How upsetting. Incredibly weak aroma of sour grains with a tinge of herbaceousness to it. Taste: Light, sour malt taste with a mild milk chocolate flavor. Only the faintest hint of vanilla crops up midway and lasts into the chocolate water finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: Woefully weak and unappealing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - SEP 8, 2007
Pours black with a not so large khaki head. Vanilla is real? Really? Reaks of synthetic vanilla syrup, or at least my bottle did. Once in my mouth tastes of a watery porter with overly bitter, metallic hops. I did not enjoy this beer at all.

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