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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

3,627 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,627
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 635
Gots: 687 | 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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Oboogie

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-29-2013 02:31:07 | More by Oboogie
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blkcld

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-29-2013 01:52:54 | More by blkcld
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markcp

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

07-29-2013 01:26:04 | More by markcp
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olfolxholme

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-28-2013 23:30:47 | More by olfolxholme
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EnticeMySpice

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-28-2013 15:13:49 | More by EnticeMySpice
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CJArtanis

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-28-2013 14:09:26 | More by CJArtanis
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xdtfx

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-28-2013 06:56:03 | More by xdtfx
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Butchnasty

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-28-2013 06:16:27 | More by Butchnasty
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beerandcycling88

Washington

4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber into a snifter

A Pours a dark brown that borders on black. Topped off with a mocha head.

S A bit of roast and coffee

T Very strong vanilla notes that are followed with some coffee and a bit of roast. Tastes like some sort of sweet coffee drink from Starbucks or something with the vanilla masking much of the coffee.

M Decent body about right for a porter I suppose.

Overall this is quite an enjoyable beer that I would gladly pick up again.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 05:31:24 | More by beerandcycling88
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OgreSanchez

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-28-2013 01:18:51 | More by OgreSanchez
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myuncle

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

07-27-2013 11:51:24 | More by myuncle
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

07-27-2013 03:40:39 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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Sweffin

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-26-2013 03:50:43 | More by Sweffin
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RollTide7

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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craftbeerasian

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-25-2013 17:34:31 | More by craftbeerasian
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clubarsky91

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-25-2013 14:56:13 | More by clubarsky91
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MCZACH5664

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

07-25-2013 14:35:12 | More by MCZACH5664
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BA_Berto

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

07-25-2013 04:06:32 | More by BA_Berto
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will1256

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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BobCobb

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-25-2013 01:57:08 | More by BobCobb
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Armando_Perez

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

07-24-2013 23:47:10 | More by Armando_Perez
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Insubordinator

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-24-2013 21:48:05 | More by Insubordinator
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NewGlarusFan

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

poured into a pint glass

A) black, but light comes through not like motor oil as i was expecting, with a light chocolate colored head which faded in leaving lace around the glass.

S) Very fragrant, cappuccino, vanilla bean ice cream, milk chocolate, roasted oat

T) Interesting because I simply tasted cappuccino, vanilla and a fusel alcohol burn at the end. I did not expect that at all.

M) Medium thickness, burns the mouth not a fan of that.

O) I am a little disappointed in this one. I expected something more. I'd like to try fresh on tap, but i doubt I'll buy it again. I still enjoy Sculpin better.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2013 15:14:07 | More by NewGlarusFan
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sblank

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-24-2013 14:14:00 | More by sblank
Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,627 ratings.