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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (850) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 9, 2015
Color negro con reflejos rubí y espuma beis claro, duradera aunque compacta. Aroma de intensidad media-alta de vainilla, con café y tostados más moderados. Cuerpo medio, inicio dulce de vainilla de intensidad media al que se unen los tostados y el café en un final de amargor moderado pero duradero.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (1007) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2015
A pretty good porter. Dark aroma of chocolate, vanilla, oak chips and hop. Flavor is similar, bursting with vanilla. Oaky backbone. Minor chocolate notes. Bitter from the hop. Complex porter. I don’t usually like vanilla ones but this is nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5391) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bomber from Hayduke that we had over facebook chat. Poured at just under 50 F and allowed to slowly warm. This is quite dark with some amber. a tan head leaves a steady layer on the glass. I smell roasted notes first with lesser vanilla and earth. The feel is smooth. I taste more vanilla that is smelled and the roast is less than the aroma. With warming I get more vanilla and citrus emerges. This is a nice three legged stand of pleasantness. The finish is full of the citrus. Interesting how this went from roasty to vanilla forward, to hop first. I approve.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
flip_soeperman (745) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2014
I just didn’t get it. Vanilla was very subtle, it was overly carbonated. It did have some coffee like astringency that some porters have... Just not that good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (2099) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2014
schenkt als bruin/rood met fijne kaki kraag. aroma van mouten, zoetig, chocolade, vanille, lekker maar niet overdreven. Smaken zijn matig zoet, redelijk bittertje, licht zuurtje, zwak fruitig, redelijk moutig (geroosterd), koffie, iets notig, vanille, maar erg zoete snoepjes/spekjes achtige tonen. zwakke body veel te dun, aroma redelijk, smaken goed alleen véél te dun.... jammer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4599) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle @ home shared with ansjelaah. Dark brown colour with a medium sized beige head. Smells vanilla, sweet, chocolate, lovely. Tastes roasty, vanilla, chocolate, watery, iron/rust. Thin body, slightly fizzy carbo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikedevilsfan (224) - 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 (9810) - 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 (5153) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, 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 (4626) - 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.

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