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

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,133 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,133
Reviews: 959
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 760
Gots: 828 | FT: 62
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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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Pours a pitch black worth a two and a half finger head. Smells like espresso and a little vanilla, but mostly coffee. The flavor is fantastic. Very thick mouthfeel. And the vanilla is boomin'. One of my favorite porters.

BenwayPHD, Nov 13, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.8/5  rDev +9.3%

Very happy so see this at my local liquor store.
A - Pours almost black with a nice foamy head.
S - All I can smell is coffee. Smells just like one of those big tins of ground coffee where you'd rip off the lid and all that coffee aroma would hit you in the face.
T - Coffee and vanilla flavors dominate.
M - Another reviewer thought this was thin but it strikes me as a solid medium body beer.
O - I'm not a huge fan of porters - I prefer stouts - but this one tastes great. Probably helps that I really like coffee. And the vanilla lends a little sweetness that rounds off the bitterness of the coffee (or the porter for that matter). I really like this beer and look forward to getting my hands on another bomber.

spacecake9, Nov 11, 2014
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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,133 ratings.