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RATINGS: 1309   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
khan (19) - Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Pours a black with a short lived white head. Nose is vanilla with a slight hint of malt. Taste of vanilla, sweet malt, a slight amount of chocolate, some roasted sweet malts. Creamy with a light to medium body and a medium carbonation that fits this beer just right. All in a superb beer, but not something I could drink more than 1 or 2 of at a time.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (806) - California, USA - JUL 18, 2014
A nice vanilla porter. Pours a brown-black with very little head. Smells of vanilla and cinnamon. Taste has a lot of vanilla, starts smooth, with a sweet middle. Not the most interesting, but nice overall. Had in the bottle in Vermont.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (2022) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 16, 2014
While the nitro makes for an overall smooth experience, the aroma and taste. are lacking. Very sweet vanilla nose, and creamy mouth feel, however.porter notes are completely lost.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rperez (130) - Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2014
An interesting beer to try! I thought it would be too sweet but it turns out to have quite a good balance! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
akoeninger (401) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Mahogany color. Roasty, earthy, vanilla aroma and flavor. Medium to light in body. Nice flavorful porter a little on the sweeter side with the vanilla. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maximet (44) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 27, 2014
Dark liquid with a small but persistent beige head. Mainly vanilla smell, backed up by smoked malt. Great vanilla taste, well balanced, round, not very roasted / smoked. Goes down very well.Too straight forward on vanilla.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (547) - - JUN 20, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 6-15-12- Served in a 10 oz chalice glass Appearance – Served a very deep brown nearly black color with a thin off white head. The head faded fast to give a light amount of lacing. Smell – The smell was largely of roasted malt with a lighter ccoffee, nutty, and cocoa aromas. Mixed with these is a nice strong vanilla smell. Taste – The taste begins largely of roasted malt with a lighter coffee flavor. Towards the middle, flavors of a light sweet caramel and some vanilla work their way into the flavor profile. The vanilla intensifies as the taste advances from the middle giving a rather strong flavor at the end. At the very end a bitter nutty flavor mixes with the bready roast vanilla flavor leaving a somewhat off bitter roasted flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The creaminess of the body is only slightly above average with a carbonation level that is just below average. The carbonation is very good for the more roasted malt and sweet vanilla flavors, but the body is a little thinner then would be desired. Overall – It had some nice roasty and vanilla flavors, but left a somewhat more bitter flavor on the tongue at the end due to the nuttiness that came in. Good, but nothing I would really go to on a high occasion.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vlan1 (189) - Eastern Shore, Maryland, USA - JUN 16, 2014
On draft. Silky pitch black with one fingers worth of off-white foam. Aromas of soft barely noticable vanilla and roast coffee. Taste is smooth with mild chocolate and coffee notes and minimal vanilla. Clean mouthfeel. Very underwhelming.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gripweed57 (609) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUN 12, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Translucent mahogany brown color. Medium-sized creamy tan head. Roasted malt aroma has notes of tobacco and cola. Rich malt flavor has a velvety mouthfeel. Subtle notes of caramel and vanilla. In mid-taste. Finish is creamy and rich with notes of raisins and vanilla. Pleasant and very drinkable.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marchand317 (2) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 3, 2014 does not count
Ok to get the flavor to really peak don't drink it so cold! I made that amateur mistake! All I have to say it reminds me of an A&W cream soda ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UAWildcatx2 (2) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 23, 2014 does not count
Starts with a strong taste of vanilla, but ends a little thin. It’s nice dark beer that is a great representation of a porter.


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