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Vanilla Java Porter

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Atwater Block Brewery
Detroit, MI
USA
http://atwaterbeer.com/

Style: Porter
ABV: 6.0%

Baby-Boy’s Rating:
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Comments:
This is a black beer with a short-lived head. It smells of coffee beans and vanilla, but the chocolate malt listed on the label doesn’t come through as strongly as the other two.

It’s got the porter weight—a little heavier than regular beer, but not syrupy.

This beer has a flavor like a good cup of coffee. That cold coffee flavor is what holds me back from giving it a full five mugs.

In Tokyo, I once had a beer that was served hot. I think hot might actually be a good way to serve this beer.

Blasphemy? Only one way to find out.

Reviewed by Baby-Boy Jackson on November 18, 2008.
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