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Paw Paw Jake’s Vanilla Bean Porter
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Porter brewed with real vanilla beans. In Memory of the best dog ever.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esjaygee (3904) - 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


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aggie80 (808) - Michigan, USA - JUL 31, 2016
Dark chocolate aromas with a small tan head and light lacing. The flavor is everything one would expect, malty with coffee and chocolate undertones. Smooth mouth feel with just a touch of bitterness in the after taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1424) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Pours a dark brown with a foamy off-white head. Aroma is roast, chocolate, coffee, and vanilla. Flavor is very similar. Has a lively body, though thin. This is quite good.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
katrinaez (1355) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Watery, but light chocolate. Medium brown color. Vanilla up front and and nutty aftertaste. Nice roasted aroma. Not bad, not great. Bottle

4
   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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (8106) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mittenator (1612) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhp40219 (447) - 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.

3.5
   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.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6320) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - 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.


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