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RATINGS: 1454   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mep3222 (1137) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Solid easy drinking Porter. Slightly sweet, slight vanilla, smooth finish, nice body (full flavored still easy drinking). Slight lactose smoothness feel. Just a solid everyday Porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Chorigan (4) - Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2016 does not count
I think that most of the reviews have the tone of someone more concerned with impressing beer snobs than giving an objective opinion about the beer. (I will post the same comment with every review) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Obfuscate (438) - Minneapolis, - FEB 20, 2016
I really enjoy chocolate and/or vanilla added beers. The wife and I both enjoyed trying this one. Get the vanilla in the taste and smell. A good beer after a long day of skiing here in MN. The type of beer that is very enjoyable but only want to drink one a night.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (20241) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2016
Keg at the yard house Orlando... Dark brown.. Small tan head.... Soft sweet toffee malts roast malts nose... Dark chocolate roast... Sweet malts soft vanilla chocolate roast malts

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RedSox2004 (1587) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Opaque, deep dark brown with ruby highlights, one-finger vanilla-colored head and oily lace. Big vanilla aromas up front, with notes of roasted coffee, brown sugar and molasses. Vanilla sweetness dominates the taste, with mild woodiness and earth. Medium body, oily mouthfeel, minimal carbonation and a lingering vanilla in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
euniceradio (390) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2016
12oz bottle to tulip. Pours black with khaki ring head. Aroma of choc, vanilla, caramel, cola, dark fruit. Taste of same with vanilla bean sweet finish. Mouthfeel is light with heavy carb.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stampion (211) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 8, 2016
Pours dark with little head. They are right in their deScription of the vanilla as being a kiss. I could have used more. This porter isn't as think or sturdy as I would have hoped.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsnicholas (502) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2016
Draft. Brown with one finger tan head. Malty with vanilla and chocholate. Thin body. Somewhat watery. More of an English porter than the thicker American porters

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
polo_marco (228) - milton, Vermont, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Smells of roasted malt with a hint of vanilla. Nice deep dark rich brown color. Flavor starts off with mostly roasted malt. With a nice smooth creamy vanilla finish. Full-bodied on the palate with week almost flat carbonation. Nice smooth porter very enjoyable would buy again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (680) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Poured from 12 ounce bottle from mix six pack purchased at Dent Kroger, tasted on January 16, 2016. Very dark brown hue, aroma of roasted malt/vanilla/chocolate with a hint of licorice and a chemical note, sweet mostly vanilla flavor with some chemical taste which lowers the score some. For anyone who likes this brewery’s Christmas Ale like I do, I suggest picking up some if you can still find it since AB will very likely mess up the next edition of it. Just wish I would have known about the upcoming megabrewer takeover when I still could have gotten some Breckenridge Autumn Ale. As things stand, this is very likely the last Breckenridge beer I will ever drink. To AB InBev: Enjoy your investment. Eat shit.


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