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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

3,568 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,568
Reviews: 916
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 623
Gots: 677 | FT: 53
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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Chris_Panos

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

12-12-2013 17:52:23 | More by Chris_Panos
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humulusphile

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

12-12-2013 09:33:36 | More by humulusphile
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

12-12-2013 05:05:59 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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Phil_H

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +13.9%

12-12-2013 02:47:57 | More by Phil_H
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fthegiants

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

12-12-2013 02:42:01 | More by fthegiants
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Chi-fly

Illinois

5/5  rDev +13.9%

12-11-2013 21:48:12 | More by Chi-fly
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.16/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A 10oz pour into wide mouth short glass at Lures

A-a black pour with a thin tan head

S-aromas of coffee, chocolate and licorice

T-taste of coffee, chocolate and a hint of vanilla

M-medium to heavy body with light carbonation well balanced smooth and silky

O-overall a great porter I was expecting more vanilla

Serving type: on-tap

12-11-2013 21:17:53 | More by reebtaerG
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Wompus

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

12-11-2013 07:53:09 | More by Wompus
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NickThePyro

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

12-11-2013 05:37:14 | More by NickThePyro
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dataylor21

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

12-10-2013 22:17:51 | More by dataylor21
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BeerGod27

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

12-10-2013 20:22:56 | More by BeerGod27
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eggs

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

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McUbermensch

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

12-10-2013 02:42:27 | More by McUbermensch
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Alex5

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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Jmerc23

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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quetzal013

California

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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420Rick

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

12-09-2013 03:10:58 | More by 420Rick
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SpeedwayJim

New York

4.54/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

22oz. bottle into a Cigar City snifter. Shared with schen9303.

Pours a 1 finger dark mocha head with moderate retention. Beer is opaque and pitch black. Lacing is thick and webbed but sticks close to the head. Solid.

Nose is roasted malt, coffee beans, chocolate, fudge, and cocoa. Moderately aromatic and real deep.

Opens sweet chocolate, molasses, and espresso. Cocoa powder, dark chocolate and just a slight touch of sweet vanilla lingers in the background. Sweet prunes mixes with more cocoa power, roast and coffee at the end. Sweet finish and aftertaste. Very good.

Full bodied with low carbonation. Smooth and silky in the mouth and goes down slick with just a little bite. Finishes messy with a sticky, lingering aftertaste. Awesome!

The flavor and body are near perfect here and overall this is just a very nicely put together beer. Certainly a must try.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2013 02:37:40 | More by SpeedwayJim
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spark3148857

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

12-09-2013 02:37:34 | More by spark3148857
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mythaeus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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darcange

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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Hopstout

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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TrojanRB

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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LtColFrankSlade

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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MNMike

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

12-08-2013 02:36:35 | More by MNMike
Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,568 ratings.