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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

3,710 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,710
Reviews: 917
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 658
Gots: 698 | FT: 56
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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California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

04-15-2013 02:36:17 | More by BigLittleHokis
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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-02-2013 22:09:37 | More by dllman25
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sdripper

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +13.9%

05-07-2014 21:16:17 | More by Zachtheporter
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wpqx

Illinois

5/5  rDev +13.9%

Ballast Point has outdone themselves on this one. A mind-bogglingly good Imperial Porter that has pronounced vanilla flavor. One of the smoothest imperial porters you are likely to find. A definite coffee and vanilla taste and a wonderful aroma. This beer is incredibly smooth for 10% abv. Search it out, in bottle, on tap, anywhere this is simply put the finest porter I've ever tasted.

08-12-2013 03:15:39 | More by wpqx
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LincolnHawk

Djibouti

5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-11-2013 15:50:26 | More by LincolnHawk
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Dmad34

Ohio

5/5  rDev +13.9%

08-13-2014 00:14:00 | More by Dmad34
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Orbfan

New York

5/5  rDev +13.9%

02-26-2012 19:51:50 | More by Orbfan
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AndresR

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-15-2011 01:33:11 | More by AndresR
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sirsteve42

New York

5/5  rDev +13.9%

01-12-2013 04:53:56 | More by sirsteve42
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Jeffreytmoore

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

09-09-2012 23:59:50 | More by Jeffreytmoore
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esktime

Ohio

5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-19-2014 02:10:10 | More by esktime
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totgolfer

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +13.9%

02-06-2013 13:27:45 | More by totgolfer
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +13.9%

01-29-2014 02:24:42 | More by kybeerdrinker
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kjkinsey

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.9%

12-07-2011 16:35:20 | More by kjkinsey
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-14-2011 16:05:34 | More by thebouch01
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Paul68

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-09-2012 03:01:14 | More by Paul68
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Jmerc23

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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tree777

Florida

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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Phil_H

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +13.9%

12-12-2013 02:47:57 | More by Phil_H
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BRadStudios

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.9%

Appearance: Pours thick and black... Looks real good! Had a quick rising head and quickly dissipated to none due to the 10% ABV. Lost of lacing on the glass.

Smell: I picked up the vanilla and chocolate quickly with the sweet notes. Roasty aroma lots coffee busting out. Many other notes I can't point out yet. I love coffee beer so the smell was perfect!

Taste: BIG roasty flavor up front for me. I get vanilla & chocolate then all the dark malts with the coffee at the end. Not a coffee drinker so it really hits at the end for me.

Mouthfeel: Heavy body, some carbonation... what I would expect for a porter. creamy, smooth finish.

Overall: Amazing if you like coffee porters or stouts. This is a must get!

09-22-2013 01:17:25 | More by BRadStudios
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5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-22-2014 20:54:31 | More by Bruinbear
Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,710 ratings.