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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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This Tahitian Vanilla Bean Porter is made with Grade A Tahitian vanilla beans to compliment this robust style porter. You will taste chocolate, coffee and vanilla. Tanilla is an exceptional ale that will stimulate your taste buds. Cheers!


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RedSox2004 (1289) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Deep brown color with a one-finger tan head. Aroma is distinctly vanilla, masking anything else. The taste is similar, with a prettymuch overpowering sweetness. Smooth texture, low carbonation and a coying finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (1493) - - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle. Black with a thin tan head. Aroma is piney hops and a touch of vanilla. Doesn't propel as much aroma as I'd like. Taste is vanilla and marshmallow with a touch of roasted malt in the finish. Palate is slightly thin and doesn't linger quite long enough. Not bad but needs some work.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2791) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Poured from 22 oz from blackwells at home. Jet black with off white head. Taste is as advertised. Vanilla coffee and delicious. Not much more to say. Super good

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ICEatALAMO (944) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Bottle. The pour is dark with a thin head. The aroma is malt, vanilla, and chocolate. The taste has a little metal to it and finishes with chocolate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crispy34 (398) - Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Bomber bottle. Aroma is some vanilla with dark malt. Some yeast. Appearance is a very dark brown with a tan head. Taste is somewhat vanilla that slides into a dry dark malt and finishes very dry, raw malt. The palate is dry and astringent. Overall, a decent beer and i would buy it again. Gets better as it warms up. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
monk191 (982) - California, USA - JUN 22, 2013
A very nice beer. Pours a thick red-black with a thick tan head. Smells awesome, like vanilla and macadamia nuts. Taste is vanilla, coffee, with a hoppy start and a sweet finish. Damn good. Had in the bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
coreyc1221 (260) - Truckee, California, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Strong vanilla (of course) and cream aroma.Dark dark brown, not quite black and tan look. Beige/tan colored head. Tastes almost coffeeish with a slight bitter then evens out for a smooth finish. Great beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16895) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty vanilla and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty vanilla and coffee flavor with hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty vanilla and chocolate finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atom (1355) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle thanks to thome50, pours a dark brown/black with a thin khaki head. Aroma of vanilla, cocoa, and coffee. Taste heavy on vanilla mixes well with chocolate and subtle but bitter coffee. Taste like a gas station flavored coffee, simple but enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ron (2566) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 7, 2013
1st night in Zion. Thanks JB. Overly carbonated!! Pours medium brown color with a large tan head. Roasty and chocolaty aromas with some vanilla. Moderately roasted malt flavor with vanilla and chocolate. Medium body but too much carbonation in our bottle. .


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