Paw Paw Jake’s Vanilla Bean Porter
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Porter brewed with real vanilla beans. In Memory of the best dog ever.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 18, 2012
On tap at Paw Paw Brewpub. Midnight brown with a creamy tan topper. Aroma of vanilla, roasted malt and chocolate. Taste of vanilla and chocolate with roasted malts and a slippery palate

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kipper8588 (32) - - SEP 25, 2015
Had this beer at Hooligans in Adrian. Good coffee flavor up front with a nice roasted taste. Would have again definitely ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (7133) - Indiana, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Draft to taster at Paw Paw. Looks good; a slightly translucent dark cola with beige head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of dark malt and mild vanilla. Tastes like it smells with a medium light-bodied mouthfeel. A touch of bitterness, but not unpleasantly so. Enjoyable, but a full one would be plenty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mittenator (1609) - Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle thanks to BO. Deep brown with a beige head. Light malt and mineral aroma. Chocolaty and dry. Not much vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhp40219 (422) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 7, 2015
12 oz bottle my brother brought back for me on a recent trip to Michigan. Pours a dark brown with a two-finger light tan head that leaves plenty of lacing. Aroma of cocoa, caramel, toasted malt, vanilla. Taste is dark chocolate, vanilla, coffee, cocoa, caramel, roasted malt. Quick, dry finish of malt, caramel, and a bit of hop bitterness. Medium bodied, thin texture, moderately high carbonation. Very smooth, well balanced and an easy drinker.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stebbin (4) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 27, 2015 does not count
Decent chocolate aroma with hints of of sweetness, nice dark color which you would expect in a porter. Smooth, lighter flavor with a somewhat lighter body and texture for the style. Easy to drink, but I prefer bolder porters.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (5619) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2014
This poured a darker brown with a beige head. Aroma mainly of vanilla and roast. Flavor was a bit too sweet vanilla sky bar, chocolate and roast. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (1273) - - AUG 5, 2014
Pours a dark brown. Aroma and taste are roasted malts with hints of vanilla and chocolate. Vanilla is nicely balanced and not overpowering.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
firstsip (720) - Michigan, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Tap. Black-brown. Spotted lacing. Slightly smokey nose. Tastes more of burnt malt and a touch of coffee than vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TThumper89 (18) - Otsego, Michigan, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Inky dark brew with desnse tan head and excellent head persistence. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, burnt toast and sweet malt. Taste is sweet malt and burnt grain at the start with just a natural transition to the burnt taste in the finish. Much more vanilla on the nose than flavor. Flavor is burnt / toasted grain taste with light coffee or dark chocolate undertones. Comes close to a light smoke/burnt grain taste. Rich palate and mouthfeel. Jake’s Vanilla Bean Porter. ABV 6.3% ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (10050) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
335ml bottle. Slightly lower bodied, cocoa and vanilla notes, nice brew here.

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