Beer of the week: Funky Buddha Vanilla OP Porter
04/02/2014 10:00 AM
04/02/2014 10:02 AM
Beer: Funky Buddha Vanilla OP Porter
Style: Porter with vanilla
Alcohol: 6.3 percent by volume
Price: About $6 for a draft pour at Funky Buddha Brewery
Story: Available for a limited time starting Thursday at the brewery’s Oakland Park taproom, Vanilla OP Porter is a twist on Funky Buddha’s roasty, malty year-round porter that’s brewed with lactose for a smooth, creamy feel in the mouth. An addition of vanilla gives it a Little Debbie’s Swiss Roll flavor.
Pairing: While a vanilla porter is an easy pairing with sweets, savory foods also benefit from the brew’s bitter sweetness. Vanilla OP Porter is an ideal match for a brie and ham mini cupcake from the Batter Co. Cupcake food truck, parked outside Funky Buddha most Friday evenings.
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