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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

3,753 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,753
Reviews: 919
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 673
Gots: 702 | FT: 54
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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4.26/5  rDev -3%

On tap at Hop City, Birmingham

A: Tar black. A 2 finger tan head that took its time getting squared away. Sticky lacing.

S: Coffee strong with vanilla and chocolate bringing up the rear.

T: Huzzah! Strong coffee notes, followed by a faint essense of vanilla and a decent chocolate and malt backing. Take your time and enjoy.

M: Medium to heavy with creamy carbonation.

O: An outstanding porter. Would be great with a chocolate chip cookie. Wish I'd bought a bomber. Recommended. Love the label artwork, too.

brewskifan55, Sep 09, 2013
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4.7/5  rDev +7.1%

Appearance - dark coffee like pour with a small 1/2" head. Granted this was in a plastic cup. But a plastic cup is better than not all at.

Smell - excellent coffee aroma comes through with hints of vanilla.

Taste - amazingly smooth taste as the coffee continue with hints of vanilla.

Mouthfeel - at 10% abv this leaves a slight alcohol mouthfeel and I prefer my beer to hide the alcohol.

Overall - amazing beer even in a plastic cup. Would have loved to get a growler fill but totally didn't expect this type of beer where we stopped for dinner.

Cooker_stp, Sep 05, 2013
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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,753 ratings.