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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (647) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Cola brown with a thin off white head. Nose is very faint vanilla, mostly malt. Taste is moderately sweet. Medium body, lively carbonation. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coldbrewky (1428) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Straight from the bottle at my Aunts 80th birthday party. Nose of vanilla on light cocoa. Vanguard is dark malts followed quickly by the sturdy vanilla flank. Warbles a bit at this point and goes a tad watery then vanilla continues to finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
rangerred (938) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - FEB 16, 2014
12oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a clear deep, dark brow with a thick one finger light tan head. Extremely good head retention and it also has a nearly solid layer of lacing all the way around the glass. Aroma has loads of vanilla along with caramel, some light roasted coffee and just a hint of smoke. Not bad but it is a little bit on the weak side. Lots more vanilla in the flavor bordering on too much. There is almost a bit of a medicinal note to it that is off-putting. More lightly roasted coffee, caramel, and a bit of smoke. Mouthfeel is pretty light but silky with a pretty good dose of stickiness on the finish. Overall, this beer is definitely drinkable and not bad but is just lacking that something to make it great. Glad I got to try it but not really something I will be seeking out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jayzz (361) - Illinois, USA - FEB 14, 2014
This beer almost has it all for a porter... Aroma is strong chocolate and vanilla. Appearance is dark with a lasting cream colored head with significant lacing. Taste is as advertised with chocolate and vanilla forward and throughout. What’s lacking is mouth feel and complexity. But it is a Porter and not a stout... So the lighter side of mouth feel and leaning towards simplicity may be what’s expected. Good easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dliberto (172) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Drank from bottle. Taste has nutty, coffee, and vanilla flavors to it. Sweet, medium carbonation, medium bodied. Not bad easy drinking beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jstonerock24 (142) - Englewood, Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Pours back with a white head. Aroma is of chocolate. Flavor is of roasted vanilla. Lacks a malty backbone to finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pizz5116 (56) - Bayville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Had on draft. Pours a dark brown. Finger head heavy lacing. Vanilla and nutty aroma. Taste starts with vanilla and a dark chocolate.. finishes with a nutty flavor that lingers on the palate. Overall not a bad porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (980) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2014
This was the nitro version on tap. Pleasant aroma of vanilla and some nuttiness. Milk chocolate color with a thin foamy head. It looked creamy. Nitro adds this and smoothness, which provided an impressive palate. Carbonation was lower as expected. Strong vanilla and roasted notes. Pretty malty with a low hops presence. A little sweet for my taste and this definitely came across as a dessert beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (532) - Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2014
12oz bottle. Dark amber color. A vanilla aroma. A sweet and wooden taste. Not a bad beer, but the aged version is much better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rand (1300) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle 12 fl.oz from Drinks of the World - Bern (CH). Dark reddish brown, off-white and fleeting head, some laces on the glass. Aromas of malt, chocolate, vanilla. That we find to the taste, soft flavor, cup Denmark, choc-vanilla, brown sugar-caramel, fruity of hop and smell of coffee. A beautiful set.

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