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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Vanilla dominates the flavor of this robust porter while chocolate and coffee flavors linger in the background. Brewed with a blend of vanilla beans, this delicious porter is sure to please even the most discerning beer connoisseur. So when the snow is drifting down, or you simply want to take a moment to enjoy one of life’s fine creations, relax and have a pint. But be careful. I’ll bet you can’t have just one! Now available in 22 oz. bottles.


Hanuta06's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanuta06 (438) - Washington, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Serving: from bottle--purchased at Made in Oregon. Aroma: light pumpernickel and vanilla aroma. Appearance: average-sized, creamy, light-brown, initial head with fair lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Dark reddish-brown body. Taste: light acidic initial flavor and moderately sweet toasted bread and vanilla finish with long duration. Palate: medium-to heavy body with oily texture and soft carbonation. Overall: this is an outstanding porter. Great aroma with a flavor to match. I’d like to try it from the tap.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (5096) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2016
Pours a thin, white head atop a deep brown body. Nose of toasty, cocoa and vanilla. Flavour is purely vanilla, deep and brown sugar. Okay.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (11085) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2016
Bottle - Sweet syrupy chocolate and vanilla. Deep brown with a light brown head. Bitter cocoa and some sweet vanilla. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (18446) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2016
Tasting at Matt’s
Dark brown color with small head. Light vanilla aroma, cheap chocolate. The vanilla and the dark malts create a flavor that is a bit artificial, cheap chocolate.
Not a bad beer, but it just goes in one direction, so if you like that direction…

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (13054) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2016
22 oz. bottle, pours a deep dark brown / near-black with a small beige head. Aroma brings out loads of vanilla upfront, followed by a touch of coffee. Flavour is along the same lines, with loads of vanilla upfront, with secondary notes of coffee and a touch of roast. Simple, but well-made for what it is. Solid stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zoucrew102 (1241) - - SEP 27, 2015
Bomber in Portland. Roasted malt aroma with chocolate, vanilla and a bit of coffee. Pours black with a thin light brown head with decent retention and some lacing. Starts with good roasted malt flavors with chocolate sweetness added in. Finishes really smooth with a nice bit of vanilla and a touch of coffee. Nice vanilla porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (4007) - California, USA - AUG 19, 2015
19 Aug 2015, bottle. ruby/brown. nose is vanilla, dark chocolate, maybe some red fruit. med body and moderately fizzy. burnt malt, hints of dark chocolate, rich, burnt finish. nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (6275) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Bomber from Hayduke that we had together via facebook chat. Looks like a porter. A quirky aroma. Dark dry chocolate. The flavor is full of chocolate with lesser vanilla. Then I taste coffee and that is where the quirkiness comes in. The coffee just doesn’t rock the vanilla like chocolate does. Lots of earth here along with the bitter coffee and chocolate. I wouldn’t mind seeing more vanilla pop up. Later some citrus that featured oranges emerged. I love me some vanilla porter. However, I couldn’t get into this one. That coffee and bitterness just didn’t work.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (4485) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Shared with Strykzone on Facebook Chat. Pours very dark brown with a bib bubbled tan head. Nose is smoky malts with a little chocolate and vanilla. Body is medium. Mouth feel very smooth. Flavor is chocolate, coffee, and vanilla Finishes with a bitter coffee. Overall decent and easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sueandron (12) - Sublimity, Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Not too portery in taste. The initial taste is vanilla, the finish is chocolate. Now if they can add strawberry, it would be a 4.5

-Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjg74 (2953) - La Mesa, California, USA - APR 28, 2015
Bomber from Roth’s. Black in color. Nose is roasty with a bit of sweetness. Sweet vanilla up front with a bit of roast. Very strong on the vanilla throughout with a bit of burnt coffee in the finish. The strong vanilla is balanced by the bitter roasty finish.


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