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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
We use over two pounds of real vanilla beans in each seven barrel batch to infuse this brown porter with amazing complexity and a smooth rich flavor. There is nothing subtle about this beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bblack99 (527) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAY 27, 2012
22oz. bomber from Tipsy’s in Littleton, CO. Pours dark brown with a moderate head, even at high altitude. Aroma is intoxicating, a mix of familiar smells including hot chocolate (marshmallows and allow) and vanilla cola. Once it hits the lips, the real vanilla beans take center stage before fading into milk chocolate and finishing with a light charred malt bitterness. This was my first Dry Dock brew and I’ll surely be back for more!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockey9930 (197) - - OCT 27, 2015
Pours an opaque black with little head. Smells strongly of vanilla and a hint of coffee. Big vanilla flavor with a little dark chocolate. Creamy and fairly heavy. It might make a good nitro. Pretty simple but still a nice dessert beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3584) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Can at home. Pour is deep brown with a small tan head and decent lacing. Huge raw vanilla bean aroma - some cocoa, lightly toasty, bready, and coffee in the aroma. Taste is big vanilla bean, some caramel, earthy hopiness, some brown sugar, bread, and toasted malt with a slightly bitter finish. Medium body with medium carbonation. Much better than Breckenridge’s version - a little too much vanilla, but could benefit from more body. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4550) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 11, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Comes almost black with a small tan head. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, and malt. Taste is vanilla, chocolate, roasted malt, and caramel. On the sweet side for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1967) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Can from Coral Bay in Greeley. Dark brown poor with no head, even after some shaking very little shows and sticks around,. Aroma has chocolate, light caramel and cocoa with some vanilla. Taste is of cocoa, sweet vanilla, some bakers chocolate but all a bit light. Medium bodied without any alcohol. Finishes sweetly bitter. Nice solid "vanilla"y porter. 13.9

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
peterschreurs (113) - Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle from Argonauts, Big aroma of chocolate, cocoa, and great vanilla. Taste is similar, light body for a porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (5222) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 30, 2015
12 ounce can. Vanilla in taste. Thin body. Some of the notes don’t feel so natural. Ok overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (837) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 9, 2015
12 oz can thanks to Kaylenn. Appearance: finger tan head, black color, opaque, ok lacing. Aroma: chocolate, vanilla, nutty, earthy. Palate: medium to full body, creamy texture, soft creamy carbonation, finish is slightly dry. Taste: sweet chocolate with plenty of vanilla and earthy malt sweetness, into light bitterness of coffee on the back end. Very nice, good beer, not overly sweet!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theothermatt (285) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Can @ Home. Sweet vanilla flavor. Mouth is sweet, artificial vanilla, cocoa and a sweet finish. As it warms the vanilla becomes a bit more overwhelming and a real heavy sweetness comes forward.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christpuncher (2272) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2015
strong aroma of vanilla with a light smokey malt backbone. very bitter finish with some sweet vanilla accents pours almost black in color with a thin tan head. decent beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocJitsu (1375) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Pours a very dark brown with a tan head. Milk chocolate and vanilla nose. Moderately thick mouthfeel. Powdered cocoa and light red fruit.

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