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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Porter
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 524   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Also Known as Vanilla Porter. A 6.2% porter brewed by the Team from North Bar, Leeds as a special. But by popularity has become a permanent addition to the range.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (3108) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle - 330ml. Pours a black body with brown glints and a thin beige creamy head. Rich, complex malty/hoppy aroma with fruity, vineous, chocolate, and some vanilla hints. Its robust taste carries licorice notes and ends with a warming bittersweet finish. Interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alkolas510 (700) - SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2013
Svart med litet skum! Mycket kaffe och kaffebönor i doft och smak! Men tyvärr lite för tunn kropp!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2013
Appearance: Dark brown/black with finger thick tan/ivory head. Aroma: Bread, slightly woody, dried fig and prune with a touch of liquorice. Taste: Low sweetness, medium bitterness and sourness. Roast, bread/toast, malt, slight toffee and liquorice. Palate: Thin smooth texture, light body and mouthfeel, low/average carbonation. Abrupt malt finish which develops further into a bitter dryness. Comments: Easy to drink, enjoyable and refreshing. Left a glass lace.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2384) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2013
Has a nice sweetish taste of chocolate and vanilla. But at the same time, there is a clear presence of hops, which prevents the sweetness of being too dominant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (1526) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2013
Pours a dark brown reddish beer with a good creamy tan head. Smells vanilla and white chocolate. Tastes chocolate with a good bitter finish. Low carbo which is ok. Medium body and a sticky texture.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VictorStr (1434) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2013
En bra porter. Rätt vag aroma, rostade toner. Lätt i kroppen. Lite för mycket kolsyrad.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjakopa (220) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - SEP 27, 2013
A somewhat sweeter body, but still quite a balanced taste of chocolate, coffee and hops. Generally quite balanced but mostly on the hoppier side.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gopher2208 (1) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - SEP 3, 2013 does not count
Not as full a body as expected, but the soft carbon helps - rather pleasant overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barrelbelly (647) - BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2013
Dark brown black with large head. Roasted malts and chocolate aroma, creamy head. Taste of chocolate, malts, rounded chocolate taste.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TrefwoordPunk (818) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours very dark brown with a medium, frotty off-white head and an aroma of black coffe, pure chocolate, vanilla and burnt malts. The taste is medium sweet and burny, with a short roasty finish. Not that special, but not bad at all


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