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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Vanilla beans are added to the conditioning tank in this robust porter, giving the bittersweet chocolate notes a well rounded finish. Style; Vanilla Infused Porter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikedevilsfan (223) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 9, 2014
dark brown almost black color, no light getting through Aroma is sweet, malty, vanilla and chocolate, Taste is vanilla and chocolate sweetness balanced by the roastiness of a coffee. Nice Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9579) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle shared with Erwin Van Moll and Stefan @ Van Moll Brewpub. Red brown color, red glare coming through, medium sized off-white to beige head that leaves fair to good lacing. Aroma has strong vanilla, slightly roast and some malts. Taste lightly malts, vanilla, fortunately not that much that it becomes (Dutch) "hopjesvla" flavored. Body is average to medium, carbonation suits the beer. Quite well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5034) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized beige head. Dark with a ruby shine. Aromas of vanilla, roast, chocolate, mocha, hints of hops, chalk and wood roast. Flavours of vanilla, bitter, some roast, some coffee, some chalk, dark chocolate and wood roast. Aftertaste is roasty, dark chocolate, vanilla, some herbs and some bitters. Low carbo, light watery mouthfeel and a good medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4512) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: SMÖF 2014.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Malt, vanilla, caramel.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, vanilla, chocolate, caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (1071) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - NOV 5, 2014
22 oz bottle pour. Pours a near black color with no head. Sweet malt and vanilla aroma. Nice roasted flavor to this. Not as much vanilla as expected, but that is a positive for me. I enjoy vanilla, but not as the main feature. A little sweet but overall this is pretty good. Enjoyed it a bunch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldMrCrow (2081) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 4, 2014

Dark pour, light tan head. Roasty, almost smoky aroma; to my surprise and pleasure the vanilla is not over the top, or even up in your face. It’s quite subtle, in fact. what you get is a nice drinkable porter that concentrates more on the roast than fruit, hints of sweetness without being overly sweet. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12016) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bomber from Made in Oregon. Pours very dark brown with a slight beige head. Milk chocolate aroma. Maybe some vanilla. Med body. Flavor is bitter chocolate with some vanilla. Gets a little earthy. Not sure about coffee. It’s bitter, but chocolate? coffee? hop? Can’t tell. Finishes well towards dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (9588) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit ordentlicher beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch schokoladig, Kafffee, röstmalzig. Geschmack süß schokoladig, viel Vanille, röstmalzig, wenig Kaffee, in Ordnung!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (4561) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2014
650ml bottle. Murky dark brown colour with average thick, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting and lacing, off-white head. Roasty dark malty aroma with hints of artificial vanilla, marshmallow, "hundreds and thousands", a not really smoky, somehow diffuse roasty-smoky touch. Taste is dry, roasty dark malty, artificial vanilla, "hundreds and thousands"-sweetness. Not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raiderrob67 (9) - Redding, California, USA - SEP 10, 2014 does not count
Pour’s a dark ruby color with a good thick tan foam head that dissipates quickly. very little lacing(most likely the glass) Aroma is of dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruit’s, plum not much vanilla. taste is of dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruit’s not much vanilla. mouth feel is light to medium body. was hoping for more vanilla in this but still a nice porter.

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