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RATINGS: 493   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jkwood04 (5260) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 12, 2014
On tap in a shaker. Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma of light dark malts, light chocolate, vanilla, and dough. Flavor the same, like a watered down porter. Average texture. Not great.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (5253) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Vanilla gives it a smell of vanilla laced old aged lager. Nice and black in the glass and had a decent quick fading head. First taste is mostly vanilla, reminds me for some reason of another vanilla porter drink. Difficult at times to get down. Yes, perhaps if they let up on the vanilla a little it would be more civilized. Finish is vanilla flavored dark beer. Could perhaps use some more distracting co2.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (5048) - Georgia, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Pours a barely translucent chocolate brown with a nice light tan head. Aroma has notes of roast malt, coffee, caramel and vanilla. Flavor is mainly caramel and vanilla, rather sweet. Mouthfeel is a bit thin and not too fizzy. OK if not outstanding.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (5030) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Complex aroma, but one that was ultimately a little disappointing -- dark, toasty/roasty/coffee malt, a little dogginess and earth, tar, very light nutty sweet. Almost opaque, twistoff longneck, cluttered label. Acidic coffee, vanilla bitterness, dry. Earthy on the lips. Medium-light body. Mild vanilla tones in the finish. Not cloying. Reasonably smooth, lacks a certain richness. Publix, I-10 @ Thomasville Rd.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Pours a very dark brown with brown head. Chocolate aroma, as well as caramel. Sweet taste with notes of caramel, chocolate, and roasted malts.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (4994) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 8, 2013
12 oz bottle from Evergreen Discount. Black with a small tan head. Vanilla, milk chocolate, caramel, sugar, sweet malts, light coffee and roast. A little too sweet.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (4955) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Tap. Pours dark brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is light vanilla, roasted malts, light earthy notes, and plums. Flavor is dry malts, some vanilla and dark fruit sweetness, and light ash; thin throughout with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4862) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 5, 2012
bottle. brown with small head. vanilla is more subtle than I expected. somewhat thin flavor profile overall. some smokiness and faint chocolate. not bad, but inferior to other vanilla porters I’ve had from Atwater or Breckenridge.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badgerben (4849) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Dark brown color with a whispy head. Aroma of vanilla bean. Slightly bitter chocolate flavor. Light vanilla. Not really sweet or bitter, but maybe a bit astringent.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
travita (4833) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle. The look is clear, dark, reddish brown in color, and has a light tan head. The smell is roast, malts, vanilla, sweet, and ok. The taste is super vanilla sweetness, malts, some roast, and eh.


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