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Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

3,864 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,864
Reviews: 927
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 725
Gots: 733 | FT: 56
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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4.68/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance; color is a medium/ dark brown, but not not quite opaque, it has a hint of brightness to it. but no carbonation is visible in the beer. The beer pours a finger of tan head that settles to a stubborn layer of thin, creamy foam that retains well and tightly clings the glass.
Aroma; Aroma is comprised in equal parts of Espresso, vanilla, and Booze. an excellent, rich combination. Taste is nearly identical to smell, which i think is always a plus.The vanilla is there, along with hints of dark chocolate, and the overall effect is somewhat dominated by espresso bitterness, but the general experience is rich and warming,
overall. this is an outstanding representative of the style, and i will probably buy at least once more this season.

SteveB24, Oct 14, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

vutoq, Oct 12, 2014
Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,864 ratings.