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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
98
world-class

4,285 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,285
Reviews: 975
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 774
Gots: 873 | FT: 71
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours jet black with nearly 2 inches of coffee colored head. Leaves intermittent streaks of soapy lacing.

S-Nose is phenolic at first. After letting it sit for a minute or two, deep, lush aromas of roasted coffee bean and caramel/toffee malt sweetness become apparent.

T/M-This is a big, roasty, complex beer. Big flavors of vanilla bean up front. The roasted flavor of the coffee adds a pleasant bitterness that butts up against the otherwise smooth body towards the finish. It's pretty boozy, but I don't mind it so much. The warming quality grew on me after a few sips.

D-One that I look forward to every year. If you can find it, grab it! And cellar it.

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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,285 ratings.