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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
We use over two pounds of real vanilla beans in each seven barrel batch to infuse this brown porter with amazing complexity and a smooth rich flavor. There is nothing subtle about this beer.

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bblack99 (527) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAY 27, 2012
22oz. bomber from Tipsy’s in Littleton, CO. Pours dark brown with a moderate head, even at high altitude. Aroma is intoxicating, a mix of familiar smells including hot chocolate (marshmallows and allow) and vanilla cola. Once it hits the lips, the real vanilla beans take center stage before fading into milk chocolate and finishing with a light charred malt bitterness. This was my first Dry Dock brew and I’ll surely be back for more!

CObiased (496) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - JAN 16, 2017
12oz can - it pours an intense brown, almost black with a thin light brown head. Wonderful aroma is vanilla dominated with notes of coco puffs, coffee and cream soda. Almost seems like a thin body and a sweet aftertaste. Artificial flavors overwhelm the porter base. However I do taste vanilla beans, chocolate, mild roastiness and a hint of coffee.

ajnepple (6417) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2016
12 oz via can at Hops & Pie. Aroma and flavor of vanilla, chocolate and light coffee. Smooth, creamy feel. Decent vanilla porter overall.

jflopsu (1588) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 25, 2016
Pours a dark brown with light tan head. A faint vanilla and coffee aroma. A coffee taste with some grains and vanilla. A dry and vanilla aftertaste.

Twostal (42) - - JAN 24, 2016
Dark pour with creme head. Arouma of vanilla and great aftertaste of vanilla. Delic porter!

v8powered (157) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Pours very dark brown with little to no head. Light carbonation. Aroma is sweet with a touch of vanilla. Malty sweet flavor with great vanilla taste. Good beer when you in the mood for dessert. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle in cellar for awhile. Poured into Pig snifter. Deep brown, nearly black pour with ample tan head. Good carb. Aroma is light malty roast, mild chocolate and cocoa, vanilla beans, and cookie dough. Taste is mild dark chocolates, vanilla beans, roasted malts, and cake batter. Medium light body, roasted finish. Good.

coachd (800) - Missouri, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Nice roasty vanilla bean scent with a hint of cappuccino in the background. Very nice looking shiny black with barely any foam. Taste is roast followed by vanilla ending with a coffee like aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

kevinator (2176) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Strong aroma of vanilla and roasted malt. Nice soft brown color with a soft character. Medium weight. Flavors were slightly sweet vanilla with caramel and toast.

hockey9930 (291) - - OCT 27, 2015
Pours an opaque black with little head. Smells strongly of vanilla and a hint of coffee. Big vanilla flavor with a little dark chocolate. Creamy and fairly heavy. It might make a good nitro. Pretty simple but still a nice dessert beer.

Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Can at home. Pour is deep brown with a small tan head and decent lacing. Huge raw vanilla bean aroma - some cocoa, lightly toasty, bready, and coffee in the aroma. Taste is big vanilla bean, some caramel, earthy hopiness, some brown sugar, bread, and toasted malt with a slightly bitter finish. Medium body with medium carbonation. Much better than Breckenridge’s version - a little too much vanilla, but could benefit from more body. Good.

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