Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter - Ballast Point Brewing Company
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4.38/5 rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A: Fully opaque black in color. Forms a moderate sized, very dark tan, almost-mocha colored head. Decent retention. Some lighter lacing.
S: Aroma is coffee and heavily roasted malts. Chocolate, cocoa, espresso, char, and just the faintest hint of vanilla.
T: Taste is more of the same. Full of flavor. Dark, bitter, chocolate and cocoa seem to dominate, but there are also flavors of coffee and nearly burnt malt. Very mild sweetness. Cola. Hint of smoke. And some light vanilla notes.
M: Full bodied, lower carbonation, mild chalkiness, mild bitterness.
O: Yes, a very nice beer indeed.
Serving type: bottle
06-03-2013 01:17:10 | More by Florida9
Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,560 ratings.