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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter is a robust and velvety addition to Leinenkugel’s seasonal selection. This porter-style beer is aged on real vanilla to reveal rich layers of caramel, coffee and chocolate that is ideal for the season.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (1416) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Pours a dark brown with a fair tan head that fades to spoty bits of lacing. Aroma is mostly vanilla, backed by some chocolate and maybe a bit of malt in the background. Taste of vanilla, some chocolate, bit of coffee and malt. Has a slight bitterness and afinish that is quite dry. Fairly medium body, smooth, silky texture. Nice offering for the style.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wlittle (18) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle to glass at room temp. Dark brown with a small brown head. Chocolate aroma with a chocolate & vanilla taste. A bit thin and metallic finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
UkrainPubCrawler (105) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Dark color and silky head. However, not much in the way of aroma or flavor. I prefer a full-bodied porter but this is very light and bland.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrownALEx (265) - Portland, Michigan, USA - NOV 30, 2013
On tap. Nice aroma and a nice looking beer. Dark in color with a fast vanishing head. Taste is vanilla with a touch of spice. Palate is a little weak. Really the only thing holding it back.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gruberm (327) - - NOV 30, 2013
Nice sweet aroma. Smooth coffee flavors in the taste with vanilla and sweetness coming through. Tastes overly processed......wish Leinie wasn't bought out.... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
degbert (1103) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle. Pours a transparent red-brown with a light, fine-grained cream head -- looks for all the world like root beer. Mild nose is vanilla, coffee, cocoa, smoke; what there is of it, that is. Light and sweet; mostly vanilla and mild coffee, with a touch of baking chocolate. Mouthfeel is very smooth despite the weakness of the body. It’s all right, but it doesn’t stand out from the crowd of mediocrity.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MacBoost (1260) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2013
I like ths a bunch. Poured a thin dark brown, almost black with a small light tan head. Aromas of vanilla and chocolate sundae. Taste is milkshake like powdery and porter. Finishes with a marshmallow kick. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Metalchopz (2261) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2013
Purchased at Albertsons in Vegas. Looks like cola with its clean brown colour. The head is fizzy, but stops halfway to create a thick beige coat, but not much lace. The vanilla is super light in this one. Mild chocolate and fruity malts aromas. Wet, almost creamy mouthfeel, but not. Again, a little chocolate in the taste, with just a tad of vanilla in the aftertaste. Goes down well, but laking character. Especially vanilla.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
roxtersoxter (298) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Pours very dark brown with very small tan head out if bottle. Aroma of cocoa and vanilla. Dark roasted flavor with hint of vanilla. Good beer but was hoping for more flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Dark brown black poured from a bottle. Chocolate taste. Very good relaxing beer. Highly recommended.


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