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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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1086) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Tap. Started out with such potential. Nice brown amber color. Decent head and some lace. Aroma, was wonderful. Oaky vanilla. But the taste was a let down. Blend of favors was really good just weak and watery.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Brown pour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt and slight vanilla. Taste is blah. A little metallic at the aftertaste. Vanilla was weak.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4121) - 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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ContemplateBeer (1530) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Aroma of moderate roast with some chocolate and caramel; the vanilla presence seems rather subdued. Appearance is black with light mocha head. Flavor up front is lightly roasty; the vanilla peeks in briefly thereafter, the finish is sweet, thin caramel. Palate is creamy, but at once thin bodied. Nothing offensive really, but also not a standout beer. By no means a bad beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (3551) - Everett, Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with a small head. Faint smell of sweet vanilla in the nose of this. Taste has some strong roasting to it, which I didnít suspect. Faint bit of vanilla underneath. Not what I expected...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ReggieDunlap (3052) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Pours dark brown with a medium tan head. Aroma has roasty vanilla with a touch of grassy/straw notes. Flavor has dark chocolate...chalky tootsie rolls...with some roastiness and light vanilla. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish is roasty with dark chocolate...vanilla fades in this one after the initial aroma and few sips.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Simple flavor. Not very complex and not a very true porter. Its drinkable and offers decent flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbfobes (2289) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Poured from 12oz bottle, pours a clear dark brown with a thin tan head and spotty lacing in the glass, the aroma is sweet but nothing really stands out from it, the flavor has a sweet front end with I suppose is vanilla with a little bit of chocolate and roast in the finish, thin mouthfeel, not bad for what I consider a macro brew but nothing I would buy on a regular basis.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheHOFF43 (1749) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark. Not a bad porter but I think the vanilla is a bit overpowering. I like it, but only 6 or so ounces.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2863) - 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 Iíve had from Atwater or Breckenridge.


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