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RATINGS: 1355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vlan1 (203) - 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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbaaron (1353) - Arizona, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Clear reddish brown with a creamy beige head. Aroma is vanilla, burnt roasty, chocolate, licorice. A little odd. Flavor is vanilla at the forefront along with chocolate sauce. A little tangy like every other Breckenridge beer I’ve had so far. Not sweet or cloying. Ok. I imagine its a polarizing beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarinEvelyn (603) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 28, 2014
A sweet vanilla, slightly nutty chocolate aroma. taste is super sweet vanilla, almost a little syrupy, dark bittersweet chocolate. Tangy.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1223) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Dark brown pour with a white head. The aroma has vanilla with mild chocolate. It has a medium body with somewhat sticky texture and average carbonation. The taste is semi-sweet with a roasted finish.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
tonypreto (128) - Akron, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into glass. Aroma was pretty much slight malty and vanilla. Poured a light brown with almost no head. Tasted very off to me. Not much vanilla and very watery. Had a metallic finish that I didn’t care for as well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oly (46) - Crawfordsville, Indiana, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Roasty notes (vaguely chocolate) and vanilla in the aroma, but the in the taste the vanilla is stronger than the porter. Mouthfeel is thin. Solid session beer. Throw a scoop of vanilla ice cream in when you have about 4 oz left and enjoy an amazing porter float.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (401) - Maryland, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Dark brown with medium brown head. Aroma of vanilla and coffee light body very nice coffee roasted flavor and vanilla, but not overpowering. Nice clean drinkable porter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AKORN (201) - Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours amber in color with a lacing of off-white mini bubbles. Roasted malt, sweet straw and mild chocolate aroma. slightly sour with mild roasted malt, mixed with vanilla and a small amount of bitterness taste. Very Good session beer!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierMeHoos (164) - Maryland, USA - DEC 19, 2014
On tap at Park Tavern, Navy Yard DC. A dark brown, but clear appearance. Aroma of dark chocolate is most prevalent, but some coffee and vanilla. Taste is similar to aroma, but coffee fades by middle of the tasting. Finish is mildly bitter with all chocolate and vanilla. Palate, medium bodied. Overall, the vanilla sets this one apart from other porters.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (140) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle from Winooski Beverage Warehouse. Aroma: roasted malt, vanilla, pure black chocolate . App: dark brown with red tint, minimal beige head. Taste and palate: creamy medium body, medium carbonation, light bitter finish. Overall: An ok porter. I enjoyed the vanilla and chocolate taste. I also enjoyed the creamy taste. Could be way more bitter and maybe more complex.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCaptMatey (112) - Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Poured a dark ruby/amber to brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma is of subtle notes of yeast, vanilla, and roasted malt. Taste is fairly sweet and smooth with elements of roasted, caramel, coffee, and herbal malt flavors with the titular vanilla quite present. Medium bodied malty beverage with light carbonation and little bitterness.


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