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RATINGS: 450   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Leinenkugelís Snowdrift Vanilla Porter is a robust and velvety addition to Leinenkugelís 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.


1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
fitwitchik (375) - USA - NOV 8, 2013
Poured into a glass and looking like coca cola. Head dissipated quickly like soda pop. Aroma is slightly sweet roasted. Slight flavor of roasted weak coffee. Some sweetness never found the vanilla in this at all. Fizzy to the palate and very thin. Overall completely not impressed and glad this was a single bottle purchase. The word Yucky could say it best.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westmeister (1915) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Pours dark brown, thin off white head. Smell is slight roast, vanilla, dark malts . Taste is slight roast, chocolate, sweet vanilla, minor metal. Bit thin and just a bit too sweet with not much to offeset it. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1960) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Mahogany pour with a thin, creamy head. Roasted coffee, chocolate and vanilla and not too terribly sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
partywithanM (103) - Kansas City, Kansas, USA - NOV 2, 2013
12oz bottle. I think I might just have become a Leinenkugel fanboy unintentionally but I really like everything they have put out. You can really taste the vanilla in the finish.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
koleminer20 (809) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear brownish red with large somewhat off-white head that reminds me of a glass of Coca-Cola in the fizzy dissipation. The aroma is that of a cheap lager, nothing more. The taste is just... Very similar. There are some slight coffee notes, and it feels like water. Holy hell. Bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jflopsu (705) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Pours a dark black with light brown head. Has a faint roasted malt aroma, but not strong. A nice mixed taste of vanilla, roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Aftertaste is similar to a vanilla latte.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (3689) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 11, 2013
bottle - Dark brown pour, small tan head. It has a pleasant aroma dominated by the roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with chocolate and vanilla notes. Itís medium bodied and overall a pretty good sweet, chocolatey brew.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
arkurzynski (1635) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Mahogany-brown pour with tan head. Nose of nutty coffee and cream with some brown sugar. Flavor is sweet brown sugar, coffee creamer, nutty coffee, and more sugar. Residual sweet roasted coffee and cream. Too sweet and too much of that fake, syrupy character that Leinies is so good at.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3898) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Dark clear brown pour with mahogany highlights and ring of dark khaki head. Nose is a little twinge of tootsie roll, but not horribly so. Flavor is a bit more complex with caramel and hints of vanilla muddled between the roasty cocoa. Moderately carbonated gives a slight prickle to the tongue which prevents it from being overly sweet or syrupy. One of the better leinenkugels iíve had.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
styak69 (6) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUL 6, 2013 does not count
Vanilla aroma is strong, but is lighter on the palate. The flavor is predominately caramel notes with a nice finish. Not as heavy as some porters


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