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War And Peace - Fulton Beer

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154 Ratings
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 43
Gots: 32 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Fulton Beer visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
War & Peace is a Russian Imperial Stout aged with Peace Coffee's Guatemalan Organic Dark Roast. We measure out a pound of whole beans per barrel of beer and add it directly to our tanks, then allow it to infuse for nearly a week. It's a combination so natural, you may forget that stout and coffee once existed without each other.

(Beer added by: mothman on 03-21-2010)
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Ratings: 154 | Reviews: 39 | Display Reviews Only:
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JoshNLFTW

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-28-2014 05:19:35 | More by JoshNLFTW
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oline73

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-28-2014 02:07:46 | More by oline73
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bcerv-ca

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-25-2014 15:32:24 | More by bcerv-ca
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-24-2014 13:22:42 | More by ToadiesForCody
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kraticus41

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -41.2%

03-23-2014 04:12:24 | More by kraticus41
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StlHopHead77

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-23-2014 02:37:25 | More by StlHopHead77
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-23-2014 01:38:23 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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azdback

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-16-2014 06:56:55 | More by azdback
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PSUDREW

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev -3.8%

Big thanks to JebSinger for this one. Relatively fresh bottle, so I am excited to crack it open.
So, this pours a legit pitch black. A tan head dissapates pretty quickly. Leaving no lacing, which I found surprising. First sniff is a big boozy one. With hints of roastiness.
Mouth feel is chewy, but not overly so. Like it has the feel you expect from a RIS, BUT, it leaves a clean feel, unlike similar beers.
Taste is pretty impressive. Right up front, a nice roasted coffee flavor. Strong, but not over baring, but slightly bitter. A sweetness then rolls to the side of your tongue. A little bit of smokiness then comes in the aftertaste. Overall, it mixes really well together. Nothing over powers anything else. Not overly z sweet like some RIS, nor pointlessly bitter from the roast or over hopping.
Great beer grab it for a nice, 8 degree night

03-03-2014 01:44:37 | More by PSUDREW
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striker2160

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-01-2014 01:02:12 | More by striker2160
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seangibbs60

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-25-2014 16:07:38 | More by seangibbs60
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-23-2014 04:25:12 | More by King_KongDCO93
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-10-2014 21:58:42 | More by cwelsh55
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Herky21

Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-04-2014 13:04:31 | More by Herky21
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-14-2014 07:12:47 | More by Localdrinklax
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Dave2234

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-02-2014 01:56:07 | More by Dave2234
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

12-30-2013 17:45:23 | More by AnalogErik
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MITCHELLMPLS

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev 0%

12-27-2013 04:14:42 | More by MITCHELLMPLS
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-29-2013 02:38:01 | More by mmulebarn
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-28-2013 01:45:50 | More by XmnwildX12
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MasterSki

Ontario (Canada)

3.89/5  rDev -8.5%

Bottle from Josh. Thanks dude! Served in a snifter.

A - Tan foam settles to a collar, partial cap, and tiny specks of lacing. Black body with a glint of brown at the edges of the glass.

S - It's definitely coffee-infused, with supplemental notes of roast, dark chocolate, and caramel. The combination of coffee and sweetness definitely has it verging towards 'double-double' territory rather than straight black coffee.

T - Coffee is a bit more faded in the flavor profile (not sure when this bottle was released). Malt and grain character emerges, with flavors of dark chocolate, vanilla, a light dash of molasses, and a hint of smoke.

M - Chewy, sticky, medium-full body, with a light grittiness in the finish and a low level of lingering stickiness. Minimal alcohol presence.

D - A serviceable medium-high ABV coffee stout that is pretty easy to down for the style. I've been slightly underwhelmed by the Fulton offerings I've had; solid beers, no doubt, but not consistent with the high ratings I've seen. Would try this again on-tap if I knew it was fresh, but wouldn't actively seek it out.

11-20-2013 13:03:24 | More by MasterSki
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pourmeadrink

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-18-2013 13:58:57 | More by pourmeadrink
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Hanzo

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-09-2013 23:32:42 | More by Hanzo
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-22-2013 12:31:28 | More by SlightlyGrey
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.3/5  rDev -22.4%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black with a nice khaki head. Lasts quite a while. Very wispy with a medium collar..

Smell - The coffee has a sharp aroma. Green peppery. Some chocolate.

Taste - Strong coffee and dark chocolate. The coffee isn't as peppery, but it's still got that green flavor. Strong dark chocolate. Sweet.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation. Medium body. Sharp coffee flavor.

Overall - Nothing subtle here. Decent though.

10-15-2013 02:16:43 | More by Alieniloquium
War And Peace from Fulton Beer
94 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.