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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

3,697 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,697
Reviews: 917
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 655
Gots: 697 | 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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PaulStoneAnchor

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

A: Coffee colored with an off white foam head. It has a nice lacing as well.

S: Subtle vanilla with notes of dark chocolate and coffee.

T: Lots of Dark Chocolate, some coffee, and subtle notes of vanilla.

M: medium-low carbonation. It also has a nice rich, creamy silkiness.

O: Very good. I have been waiting to try this for awhile and I definitely wasn't disappointed. Its aroma leads you to believe there will be a lot of rich vanilla, but the opposite is true. You actually end up getting some nice subtle vanilla with lots of rich dark chocolate. I was very impressed, this was definitely a great beer.

01-23-2012 08:06:54 | More by PaulStoneAnchor
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appetiteforparis

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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dannyhead

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

09-26-2013 19:25:48 | More by dannyhead
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derekdenim

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

05-22-2013 03:18:38 | More by derekdenim
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carmike813

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-16-2013 04:13:10 | More by carmike813
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MisfitIK-9

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-08-2014 15:18:12 | More by MisfitIK-9
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tun

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

04-26-2013 18:31:53 | More by tun
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tpacek

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

04-30-2014 14:21:13 | More by tpacek
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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

02-23-2013 01:17:07 | More by seanpachefddfa
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mykill84

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

04-04-2014 21:22:51 | More by mykill84
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RangnaR

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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cpcraftenthusiast

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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UCLABrewN84

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Pours a pitch black with a 2 inch chocolate milk colored head that lasts. Good rings of lace on the glass on the drink down. Smell is of bitter cocoa powder, coffee grounds after the coffee has been brewed, and raw vanilla beans. I keep sniffing this beer over and over - it smells so damn good. Taste is of dark chocolate syrup, bitter coffee, vanilla extract, and an earthy mineral taste. Only slight bitterness on the palate after each sip. Absolutely amazing. Beer is thick and creamy in the mouth. A bit of alcohol warming in the throat. Overall, this is a very tasty hard to find beer. There is a distinct smell and taste of Hershey's chocolate syrup in this beer that makes me very happy. I am glad I found a bottle to enjoy. Highly recommended if you can get your hands on one.

04-13-2011 01:59:59 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

11-24-2013 20:14:18 | More by MisterBisco
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California

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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mvdillman

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,697 ratings.