Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter - Ballast Point Brewing Company
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4.5/5 rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Got this in a recent trade from cpferris, thanks man!
A: Pours a dark pitch black with a finger of mocha colored head that laces a little bit on the way down as it settles down to a light film on the top and a rim around the edge.
S: Smells delicious - roasted malts, dark coffee, chocolate, vanilla, latte like
T: Just like the scent - starts off with mainly roasted malts, then transitions into coffee, vanilla, chocolatey type flavors and finishes with a black coffee like bitterness
M: Super creamy almost imperial stout thickness, but just below that. It's a really nice smooth finish with
D: Pretty highly drinkable, really the only thing that takes it down for me is the bitterness of the dark coffee in the finish and it's a little too roasty at some points. There isn't really any alcohol flavor and overall it's very tasty.
I'm not really a porter guy from the ones I've had in the past, but this one is just a great beer and I would love to get my hands on some more.
Serving type: bottle
11-14-2009 03:15:26 | More by dukedevil0
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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
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