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The Worthy Adversary - Fulton Beer

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

230 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 37
Gots: 54 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 03-29-2010)
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Pug

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

01-29-2014 03:00:42 | More by Pug
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OnWisconsin

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.4%

01-27-2014 13:20:47 | More by OnWisconsin
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MacDonaldT84

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

01-26-2014 01:30:58 | More by MacDonaldT84
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kscaldef

Oregon

3/5  rDev -27.5%

01-22-2014 20:15:08 | More by kscaldef
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.4%

01-21-2014 02:28:47 | More by threedaggers
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rjp217

Massachusetts

4.16/5  rDev +0.5%

Bottle poured into a bunch of snifter tasters. No bottle date to be found....

A - Black as night with minimal head, maybe half finger and no lace to be found

S - This is my favorite aspect of the beer. Dark chocolate, black licorice, espresso shine through

T - Chocolate, milky creaminess, coffee bitterness, roasted malts, toffee, mild hops with a very noticeable ABV

M - Carbonation, some bitterness off the palate

O - A really solid RIS. I wish there was a bottle date because I would like to compare a fresh and aged one. Seems like the age would temper down the bitterness but who knows. Overall it's an impressive brew

01-19-2014 23:42:15 | More by rjp217
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JackieTH

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev -1.4%

Opaque black pour with a finger thick cap of rich mocha colored foam. Smells roasted malt, dried prunes, coffee, dark chocolate, figs, dates, raisins. Taste is rich dark chocolate, figs, espresso roasted coffee, roasted malt. A chocolaty sweetness attempts to develop though this is mostly checked by a wash of hop, coffee ground and dark chocolate bitterness. Nice creamy mouthfeel in a medium-heavy beer. Finish is lightly bitter and chocolate. Good stuff though not as complex as some of the bigger RIS out there.

01-18-2014 04:37:58 | More by JackieTH
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-14-2014 02:03:20 | More by mattmarka1
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NeedBeerHere

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-14-2014 01:32:30 | More by NeedBeerHere
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.4%

01-10-2014 02:38:08 | More by ThePorterSorter
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RyanTheLion13

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-04-2014 03:08:52 | More by RyanTheLion13
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csmartin6

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

01-03-2014 01:26:28 | More by csmartin6
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StPaulSchmitty

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-02-2014 04:23:58 | More by StPaulSchmitty
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Dave2234

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-02-2014 02:57:36 | More by Dave2234
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DeschutesFan

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

12-30-2013 21:18:36 | More by DeschutesFan
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jhawth

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev -6%

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. Pours a solid black with a finger-and-a-half, light brown head. Creamy.

Aroma: Creamy, sweet chocolate, espresso, roast malts. Very aromatic, very nice. Perhaps a little sweet for the style?

Taste: Follows nose, roasty, slightly astringent malt character is much more evident. Doesn't quite live up to the expectations aroused by the aroma, which is truly excellent. Becomes smoother as it warms.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, viscous, but almost a little light for a big RIS. Very smooth.

Overall: Very nice RIS. The first beer I've tried from Fulton, and I am very impressed.

12-27-2013 04:10:21 | More by jhawth
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.4%

12-25-2013 21:30:54 | More by Cynic-ale
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

12-24-2013 15:45:05 | More by sgttibbs
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.4%

12-20-2013 04:00:32 | More by MNBeer1017
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sparx1100

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.4%

12-19-2013 05:01:34 | More by sparx1100
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yanosh

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.4%

12-16-2013 21:25:09 | More by yanosh
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Shawner

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

12-16-2013 19:08:58 | More by Shawner
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-30-2013 15:03:13 | More by Bunuelian
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

11-29-2013 07:13:28 | More by lonewolfcry
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

11-29-2013 02:34:59 | More by mmulebarn
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