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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial PorterVictory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

3,690 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,690
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 651
Gots: 696 | FT: 53
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Imperial Porter"

(Beer added by: radshoesbro on 03-17-2009)
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Max3

New York

5/5  rDev +13.9%

05-17-2014 18:28:08 | More by Max3
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Zakk

Florida

5/5  rDev +13.9%

08-13-2013 20:16:44 | More by Zakk
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brownbeer

Missouri

5/5  rDev +13.9%

02-14-2014 01:41:26 | More by brownbeer
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VictoriousAtSea


5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-11-2014 06:29:09 | More by VictoriousAtSea
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Britton

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.9%

12-09-2011 18:45:36 | More by Britton
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mverity

Florida

5/5  rDev +13.9%

05-14-2013 00:19:09 | More by mverity
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Jason

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-29-2011 04:12:52 | More by Jason
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IDYVM

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

12-25-2013 05:04:52 | More by IDYVM
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Meyers1023

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-15-2014 19:51:02 | More by Meyers1023
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SudsSurfer

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-14-2013 05:24:39 | More by SudsSurfer
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hiphopipa

Maine

5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-26-2011 21:41:35 | More by hiphopipa
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juicebox

Ohio

5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-02-2013 11:46:40 | More by juicebox
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gunnerlincoln

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.9%

08-09-2014 23:19:00 | More by gunnerlincoln
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valkyre65

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-23-2013 01:08:46 | More by valkyre65
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OStrungT

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

This beer pours a brown so dark that it looks black in the glass. It boasts a thick brown head that fades very slowly, leaving a great lacing.

This beer smells of fresh vanila beens. Some coffee mixes in. Sweet malt as well. You know what, it kind of smells like Kaluah.

This beer tastes like it smells. Kaluah. Some coffee and some smooth vanila. Maybe a little chocolate. Some toffee also. Great!

This beer is very smooth. The alcohol is well hidden during the entire experience. It leaves a Kaluah aftertaste.

This beer would make a good session beer, but beware of the ABV!

Overall: This beer is great. So complex and good. One of the best I can remember. Ever.

12-14-2009 01:04:03 | More by OStrungT
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Jgrody

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

09-15-2013 16:31:18 | More by Jgrody
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MrVonzipper

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

Black with solid fluffy 1 finger+ tan head with excellent retention and lace.

Big bright nose. Big roast character. Bright rich vanilla. Bright robust coffee. Amazing nose.

Flavor is perfect with perfect balance and harmony. Just lovely and bright vanilla balanced so well with robust roasted buttery coffee and a touch of cocoa. a touch of bourbon too.

Medium bodies with creamy medium carbonation.

IMHO. A perfect Imperial Porter!

02-16-2012 00:43:23 | More by MrVonzipper
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Tuckersmth

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-16-2013 00:48:50 | More by Tuckersmth
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KingEdward

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.9%

This beer is great! Look is dark brown with nice lacing. Smell is of sugar cookie , milk chocolate, and vanilla. Taste is of milk chocolate, vanilla, and wow! I want this on nitro! Feel is velvet and creme! Awesome. Ballast point rocks! Can'!!!t wait to try more of there beers!

12-16-2012 22:22:47 | More by KingEdward
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tclipse

Virginia

5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-30-2014 01:44:01 | More by tclipse
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ajaxivan

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-05-2012 21:56:09 | More by ajaxivan
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EchoParker

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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George1799

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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ParchedNeedBeer

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-15-2011 22:17:06 | More by ParchedNeedBeer
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Dwtucker90

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.9%

10 oz. pour enjoyed at The Dancing Bear Pub in Waco, TX.

Appearance: espresso black body. Poured with a 1 inch deep brown head which dissipates into a nice thin brown foam after a couple minutes. Pretty heavy lacing all the way around the glass.

Smell: dark roasty black malt with a very forward cappuccino smell with some thick cream sweetness. Brown sugar as well paired with some faint booze. Imagine a dark coffee marshmallow. Delicious.

Taste: black malt, super creamy and sweet. Very much a sweet coffee beer, which probably comes from the vanilla. Tastes like a cappuccino and has an excellent boozy aftertaste that burns well after each sip.

Mouthfeel: super super thick and creamy. Absolutely delicious. Taste the carbonation and coffee texture.

Overall: this is one of the best coffee porters/stouts I've ever had.

04-14-2013 03:18:23 | More by Dwtucker90
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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,690 ratings.