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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raymow (821) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottled at Devil’s Den - a great porter. Nice color and flavor - exactly what a good porter tastes like - very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1680) - Arkansas, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is sweet with hints of vanilla and sweet malt. Slight bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (574) - Iowa, USA - APR 5, 2014
Tap. Smooth and creamy. The vanilla does come through. Overall mild and very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gruberm (328) - - APR 2, 2014
A nice mellow porter with a sweet roundness. Subtle notes... Blah blah blah. Words ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BennyBinion (22) - Canyon, Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Pours black with a nice off white head. Has hints of coffee and chocolate. A very smooth and creamy taste with notes of vanilla that make this one of my favorite porters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3563) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle, draft. Not sure how I missed this one. Black pour with tan head. Vanilla dominated the aroma. Flavor is vanilla forward, some light roasted tones and chocolate hints follow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
canary dog (658) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - MAR 30, 2014
I’m not sure how to rate this. I tried this on tap at a local pub and it was served cold, as if it were a lager. Frustrating. I really didn’t have time to let it warm to room temperature. It was an easy going and smooth porter. I noticed very faint amounts of vanilla in the nose and finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ludhaber (62) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2014
The aroma is weak but some notes of roasted malt are perceptible. The texture is sweet and buttery. The taste of the beer is well balanced and the vanilla adds a delicious spice to the flavor. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigben873 (133) - Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Dark Brown, almost like a stout, nice nut and vanilla flavors; a little bitter on the finish. - March Madness 2014

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cjeby3 (1) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2014 does not count
Aroma: Very sweet smelling. Strong hints of vanilla. Appearance: thin line of creamy head off of pour, solid coffee color but still able to see through the glass. Taste: Great taste. Not too overpowering in the coffee or the vanilla. Excellent balance of flavors. Palate: Creamy mouth feel, flavors on the tip and back of the tongue. Overall: Excellent beer. I would definitely seek this one out again for a stout/porter night.

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