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

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

3,635 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,635
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 640
Gots: 689 | FT: 52
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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robwestcott

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

01-28-2014 00:09:21 | More by robwestcott
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Monkeypuker

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

01-27-2014 22:54:46 | More by Monkeypuker
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ph33rbob

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

01-27-2014 20:22:49 | More by ph33rbob
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headyhopzhead

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

01-27-2014 16:30:36 | More by headyhopzhead
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Devman171

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

01-27-2014 13:40:59 | More by Devman171
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

01-27-2014 03:12:54 | More by stereosforgeeks
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1993Heel

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.9%

01-27-2014 03:03:39 | More by 1993Heel
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MWolverines66

New York

4/5  rDev -8.9%

01-27-2014 02:39:00 | More by MWolverines66
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BrkfstOfChmpns

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

01-26-2014 20:22:16 | More by BrkfstOfChmpns
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MachoMan410

Maryland

5/5  rDev +13.9%

01-26-2014 20:05:17 | More by MachoMan410
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PulmonaryArchery

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

01-26-2014 17:12:59 | More by PulmonaryArchery
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crobinso

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

01-26-2014 14:13:59 | More by crobinso
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rajendra82

Georgia

4.78/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful deep brown pour, with a tall, three finger thick, brown head. The smell of coffee and vanilla hit he nose from an arms length, and bringing the glass closer revealed chocolate and caramel. The taste was full of dark coffee followed by some rich vanilla and sweet chocolate, and a surprising high amount of hops. The finish was very grainy and hops and coffee lingered long. The mouthfeel was silky, and satisfyingly thick. This is a fantastic beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2014 05:51:13 | More by rajendra82
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Elprico

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A-Deep black with a great, tan colored head. Mild carbonation can be seen.

S-Almost pure coffee for me. The vanilla is there, but takes a definite back seat to the coffee and chocolate flavors.

T-Tons of coffee right up front. Bitter, dark chocolate followed by a mellow and sweet vanilla aftertaste. This beer has one of the most perfect balances of coffee flavors in a beer that I've ever had. It tastes balanced and like quite a bit of work went into it.

M-Light to medium carbonation. Given the flavors I thought it would have a slightly heavier mouthfeel. I definitely would not call it watery, but would have appreciated a thicker body to this.

O-A beer that should not be passed up. The coffee in this beer makes it exceptional and although I wish it had a thicker body, I'd be hard pressed to insult this beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2014 05:35:11 | More by Elprico
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bigcountry81

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

01-26-2014 05:33:16 | More by bigcountry81
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bkwhoppa66

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -8.9%

01-26-2014 03:35:13 | More by bkwhoppa66
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ortie

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

01-26-2014 02:29:15 | More by ortie
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

01-25-2014 20:31:11 | More by berkshire413
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PaulUH

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

01-25-2014 17:32:36 | More by PaulUH
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

01-25-2014 03:11:09 | More by SlightlyGrey
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LanePerson

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

01-25-2014 00:00:16 | More by LanePerson
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mweso2000

Georgia

4/5  rDev -8.9%

01-24-2014 22:17:03 | More by mweso2000
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -20.3%

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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,635 ratings.