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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

3,754 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,754
Reviews: 919
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 676
Gots: 701 | 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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4.6/5  rDev +4.8%

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4.4/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.15/5  rDev -5.5%

Poured Victory at Sea into a Belgian Tulip.

A - Pours black with a tinge of ruby highlights with a half finger of mocha head.

S - Vanilla, booze, on first sniff. On further investigation getting some light roasted malts with more sweetness.

T - Bitter coffee with smooth vanilla on initial taste. Mid palate getting more vanilla and bitter coffee. Finally on the aftertaste getting light roasted malts with more vanilla and coffee.

M - Smooth medium mouthfeel, medium to light carbonation.

O - Its a really good Porter, just overhyped in my opinion. Cheers!

fitrock2112, Sep 05, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.95/5  rDev -10%

This brew poured beautiful black body nice khaki head. This brew smells wonderful. Deep caramel caught me off guard. Big roasted notes with vanilla. Taste to me is a little tainted. Although it's nice roasted malts and coffee. There is a huge alcoholic bitterness in mid palate. Finishes bitter with vanilla in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel makes it dangerous. Very light and tight carbonation. This brew is worthy.

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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,754 ratings.