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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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4,271 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,271
Reviews: 970
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 772
Gots: 864 | FT: 68
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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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look: Quite dark with ruby/cola highlights. Loads of messy lacing.
smell: Lots going on. Pretty aggressive charred, roast, dry but also sweet vanilla.
taste: again, lots happening. The porter and coffee dominate as in black coffee, quite dry with a hint of sweet vanilla.
overall: aggressive coffee vanilla porter as advertised. Well done.

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This is an amazing beer. Tons of chocolate on the nose. The taste is all coffee. Especially when cold you do get a hint of bitterness in the middle. Thick chewy and outstanding. Had it on draft from a growler. This moves into my top 5 of all time.

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4.55/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Deep mahogany, brown body with stringy clumps of viscous, clinging, tan colored foam. Smell exudes coffee grounds and smokey wood. Rich vanilla sweetness combines with charred grain and coffee flavors for a rich, slightly astringent taste experience; mocha; semi-sweet chocolate; mild alcohol heat. Medium-heavy body; smooth; semi-dry finish.

A deep, rich, and fully satisfying porter, chock-full of dark grain goodness and sweet malt sugar and vanilla character. A must-try example of an imperial styled porter...

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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,271 ratings.