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The Worthy Adversary - Fulton Beer

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

236 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 236
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 38
Gots: 53 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Fulton Beer visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 03-29-2010)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Year old 750mL bottle brought out for a going away party of a co-worker/fellow beer enthusiast. Poured into taster glasses after hours at our local brewpub.

A: Jet black, opaque with hint of weak coffee color along edges. Frothy buckskin head that falls into thin layer. Not much visible for carbonation.

S: Nice blend of roast, coffee-like malts, bready base malt, figs, overripe plums, and I pick up the anise/licorice too. Not boozy, no hops.

T: Similar to the nose, roasty without being abusive to the palate, base malt is more caramel now. Get some of the dark fruitiness again but as an undertone. Anise is there. Pleasing warmth and smooth finish.

M: Full but not heavy. I tend to like the viscous RIS's but this one works as is. Round mouthfeel that is balanced throughout only enhances the flavors. Not boozy but alcohol is there to cut the finish off clean.

O: Very pleasing RIS. Wish I could have had one to try young before this year old example. I would definitely buy again and age again. It is a very balanced beer that shows off what this great young brewery is capable of. Now I need to get some War & Peace to compare.

JRdaSconnie, Jul 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

vobr0002, Jun 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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The Worthy Adversary from Fulton Beer
92 out of 100 based on 236 ratings.