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War And Peace - Fulton Beer

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BA SCORE
94
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185 Ratings
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Ratings: 185
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 49
Gots: 39 | FT: 6
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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Photo of VelvetExtract
4.09/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A-Pours dark brown or damn close to black. Head is also impressive. Dark brown head leaves lines of thick lacing.

S-The use of coffee in this beer really shows up in the nose. A genuine aroma of cold, dark roast coffee with a shot of espresso. There is chocolate and roast as well but the coffee wins out.

T-I find he aroma to be more impressive. The coffee and espresso is still in there full frontal but the beer finishes a bit weird. The cold, black coffee comes first then a solid additions of bitter roast and dark chocolate. But then the coffee seems to fade off and the the finish is a bit unattractive.

M-Medium to full in body with moderate carbonation. Medium bitterness. Alcohol hidden well.

O-A very tasty brew with a bunch of coffee. However the finish is a little bit odd and I am having trouble explaining why. That is really to only downside to this beer.

VelvetExtract, May 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

azdback, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of PSUDREW
4.09/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

PSUDREW, Mar 03, 2014
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War And Peace from Fulton Beer
94 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.