Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter - Ballast Point Brewing Company
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Reviews by DPJ3322:
4.73/5 rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
Appearance - Deep, dark, almost black in color. Rich mahogany that only lingers around the edges.
Smell - Light vanilla and extremely dominant caramel smell on the background.
Taste - I get vanilla, with more caramel as it warms with the coffee becoming pronounced and strong at the end of my sip.
Mouthfeel - Pretty light in carbonation which suits this beer well. The velvet/viscous texture of porters is there is and it is outstanding.
Overall - Despite me not giving a 5 besides this category, the sum of all parts is indeed the best of all worlds as Leibniz would say. This beer is great and has a lot going on with it. I am really loving the style and I find it to be slightly lighter in body than Founders Breakfast Stout.
Serving type: bottle
01-01-2014 01:20:01 | More by DPJ3322
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4.14/5 rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Poured a black body with two finger tan head that dies slow with no lace. Aroma ranges from coffee, vanilla, espresso, milk/lactic qualities, hints of milk chocolate. For a heavy beer the alcohol is hidden and the beer is rather light and smooth. More sweet than dry as the roasted coffee notes are easily noticed but the beer seems to slightly dominated by milk/vanilla sweetness. An enjoyable beer on its own or as dessert.
Serving type: on-tap
07-22-2014 12:59:34 | More by clayrock81
Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,617 ratings.