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RATINGS: 467   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2934) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Draft at Dickís Last resort, Chicago. Opaque, brownish black, with a thin head. The head manages a bit of light brown like a stout. Some vanilla definitely works into the nose, with a sweet malty backing. Surprisingly rich vanilla taste with a sweet chocolate malt, too, almost like a Yoo Hoo. A good rich seasonal that I would recommend just for its easy availability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Augdraught1981 (226) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - NOV 24, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2015 Transparent pouring porter with a steady, light tan head. The smell doesnít indicate a lot of vanilla, it almost indicates chocolate . The flavor even starts a little chocolaty and then the vanilla shows up, almost ice cream like. The enthusiasm for this beer wears off and it gets thinner and more boring. Decent but not something I will revisit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatTony (177) - Augusta, Georgia, USA - NOV 23, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Pours out an absolutely beautiful translucent mahogany with a weak cola head that left no lacing to speak of. Aroma was malt with a vanilla undertone. Unfortunately the taste doesnít really follow through. A pretty standard, if weak-bodied porter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5768) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Sampled on draft at Social this beer poured a very dark brown color with red highlights and a medium sized foamy beige head that faded quickly and left no lacing. The aroma was faintly tangy and malty. The flavor was malty with molasses, vanilla extract, cookie dough and a hint of dark fruits. Long malty vanilla extract finish. Medium body but smooth. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1570) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle. Funky aroma. Some vanilla. Taste is vanilla candy and chocolate candy. Meh ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (358) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Not bad. A little watery as I expected. Vanilla, chocolate, tobacco, water. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (271) - - NOV 15, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours black/cola colored with tan head. Aroma of vanilla. Tastes was roasted malts and vanilla.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (5001) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2015
From a 12 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a clear cola with an ecur head. Aroma of vanilla and toffee. Light bodied. Some caramel lurking around. Smooth finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2441) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 26, 2015
i thought it was a nice porter with vanilla. and the two bottles i had were seemingly expired. cocoa in evidence they were a bit full in body, sweet a bit of ash in the mid palate. not bad actually from the $1 bin.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
vomit (215) - Michigan, USA - SEP 20, 2015
Snowdrift Porter hey? Is that the Snowdrift the dog peed in? Seems to taste like it. For sure, itís not Blatz. So thatís how I roll.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
njager246 (678) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Arona is vanilla and chocolate, taste is simklar, a bit bigger, pretty good, but very thin!!!

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