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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

3,570 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,570
Reviews: 916
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 623
Gots: 678 | 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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sommersb

Tennessee

4.06/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 06-28-2014
Freshness: Best by 12-12-2013
Packaging: 22 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Tulip
Purchased: Received in a trade

Black, opaque beer that features a small tan head. Very good lacing and a low level of retention.

Aromas have vanilla and wood, rich dark fruits, coffee, chocolates and dark cherry fruit.

The taste has dark chocolate, rich malts and brown breads, bitterness of roasted coffee and earth hops and vanilla. Also get some alcohol warming and perhaps some oxidation from the age.

Thick-bodied mouthfeel with low carbonation. The finish has a pretty intense coffee flavor and bitterness.

A very rich and coffee-forward beer that I enjoyed, but it did seem to have some off flavors that may be attributed to the age.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 03:53:12 | More by sommersb
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teag

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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Twoheartedzombie

Indiana

3/5  rDev -31.7%

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Shafaegalo

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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KG710

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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GregDuB65

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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djjolt

Kansas

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

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Arizona

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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Ncpogs

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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The_Danzig

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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jawas

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -8.9%

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cck5

New York

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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314RPG

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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Lillo


5/5  rDev +13.9%

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ckocay

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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snowbose

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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toppoop

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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sourdog

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -8.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.9%

06-23-2014 18:06:58 | More by NonicPanic
Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,570 ratings.