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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oscbert (1019) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 13, 2012
~Roasty coffee aroma with dark chocolate and light vanilla bready notes. Metallic notes as well. ~Pours black with rich garnet highlights and a lasting beige head. ~Vanilla is more prominent in the flavor. Creamy vanilla flavor with lots of roasty malt flavors of coffee and dark chocolate. ~Medium bodied, medium CO2, smooth feel. Bitter roast finish. ~Enjoyable beer. The roastiness could be lowered a bit. Nothing real special about this one.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (5813) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2012
well- rating on my old laptop again, after my brand new 2 month old laptop crashed last night.. .. .. .. medium black .. mild foam .. . vanilla and sweet tar .. . light mouth .. . pretty good for a leinyís, but my single bottle was enough .. . . dec 13th 2012- 9:41am .. . . . please i canít go there, that is the site of my spiritual depantsing ..

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sweetsilvas (1) - - DEC 12, 2012 does not count
Strong coffee color with tan head. Malty, chocolate aroma with light vanilla undertones. Flavor is light to medium for a porter. Smooth and overall well-rounded. If it had more depth/body, it would be even better. One of my new go-to brews.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Frank (2832) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2012
This is one of those beers that tastes like a high-end cream soda. Thereís loads and loads of vanilla, a good deal of sweetness and prickly carbonation. It is not exactly a masterpiece of brewcraft but itís actually kind of tasty. Behind all the soda-like notes there seems to live a mild and fairly decent dark lager of some sort. This is fun to try but definitely you will want to have a spare schoolchild around to drink the rest of it after your first few sips.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fidelis83 (1932) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Clear, reddish brown pour with a 1 finger, creamy tan head. Aroma is nutty, sweet chocolate, light vanilla and toffee. Flavor is nutty, (think hazelnut syrup and pine nuts), dusty chocolate, light roast toffee and a medicinal bitterness to the finish that sort of wrecks the experience. Medium bodied, syrupy and has a moderate strength, but quite sharp carbonation. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (1349) - Missouri, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Tap - Good size foamy head, very dark brown color, rosted malt aroma and flavor with a good size kick of vanilla smoothness

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1068) - Missouri, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Tastes like vanilla beans. Iím not sure it can have any more vanilla in it. Slight hint of chocolate.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
queenholly (2919) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Bottle. Faint roasty malt and vanilla aroma. Deep mahogany with a small beige head. Chocolate, cola, and vanilla flavor. Light body, moderate carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
starewich (141) - - DEC 9, 2012
I think thereís a little vanilla in a lot of porters, but the focus on it here gives a yogurty, floral vibe thatís certainly tasty but serves more than anything else to make up for the lack of fullness and balance. Finish is sort of fakey and sticky. I wouldnít turn one of these down but itís nothing to rave about.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arondee (561) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Pours a dark brownish black color with a small off-white head. Aroma is vanilla and chocolate malts. The taste is creamy vanilla with hints of caramel, chocolate, and coffee. It has a great aftertaste. A good overall brew.


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