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RATINGS: 421   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (2725) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Bottle: Brown with a small tan head. Light aroma of roasted malt and coffee. The taste is mostly roast and coffee, but a little vanilla shows up. I like this, it fits the bill and is quite refreshing.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
raymow (846) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2014
bottled - has a nice sweet aroma and flavor. you can taste the vanilla in there too. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RCori (1) - - DEC 16, 2014 does not count
I’m not normally a Porter Dark drinker, but I especially liked this one. Vanilla aroma and a bit sweet and to my liking.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bennetporter (46) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours from a bottle a dark, nearly opaque reddish-brown. Caramel, oak, & vanilla dominate the aroma and flavor, but a little overly sweet. An okay porter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CopterScott (158) - Kansas, USA - DEC 13, 2014
dark brown to black in color with a very thin off-white head. aroma is primarily bread dough. Flavor is vanilla, bread dough, nuts, and more vanilla on the finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ghostbeer (27) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 10, 2014
This time of year, this is the type of beer I am looking for. I had it on tap and wish I could have had it with dessert instead of a steak, but it was still good. Smooth with a noticeable sweetness it is fairly roasty but not too interesting. This is about the only Leine I even consider buying.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4070) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Mild pecan nose. Clear ruby black, medium tan, good lace. Vanilla dominant, kibble underneath. Doughy finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Mild residual sweetness that isn’t too off-putting. Good.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (653) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Watford. Appearance: finger light brown head that does not last, dark brown to blood red color, good lacing, clear. Aroma: vanilla, roast, chocolate, very light coffee notes, citrus hops on exhale. Palate: full body, average carbonation, very bitter finish, oily carbonation. Taste: sweet caramel and vanilla with slight chocolate malt, into light citrus bitter finish, Overall, pretty drinkable, interesting hop choice for the style, but nothing amazing. Not bad at all either.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bnwokedi89 (53) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Very dark beer, as dark as Coca Cola. Absolutely no foam at the top of this beer as a result of the very minimal carbonation. Dark and creamy after taste and finish. Although it claims to have vanilla, this beer wasn't overly sweet which is a huge positive. Sometimes vanilla can overpower! The underlying aroma and flavor has a slight hint if coffee. Overall this is a decent beer worth trying during the holiday time frame.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1970) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Had at porch nite thanks to Raith. Pours dark brown. Vanilla and Chocolate on the notes. A bit lighter bodied. Nice for a macro. Good beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bobblehead (54) - Kansas, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Poured from a bottle, coffee, chocolate and vanilla aroma, light sweetness, light body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, nice stout.


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