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The Worthy Adversary - Fulton Beer

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

225 Ratings
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Ratings: 225
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 35
Gots: 51 | 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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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

10-31-2013 18:11:45 | More by GRG1313
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1424IpA

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

10-30-2013 19:18:14 | More by 1424IpA
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drewone

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

10-18-2013 06:41:05 | More by drewone
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

10-07-2013 17:00:28 | More by AnalogErik
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

10-06-2013 12:38:39 | More by Flabbyjandro
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PerHops

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

10-02-2013 02:01:21 | More by PerHops
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.56/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and cookie dough aromas. Taste is much the same with malt and cocoa flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice cookie dough aroma that makes the smell slightly better than the taste in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 22:08:06 | More by UCLABrewN84
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

10-01-2013 17:28:07 | More by nmann08
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striker2160

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

09-30-2013 18:05:28 | More by striker2160
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drewfull

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.4%

09-13-2013 03:39:07 | More by drewfull
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

09-13-2013 00:01:16 | More by SlightlyGrey
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koes0024

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-30-2013 23:40:43 | More by koes0024
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Petcha

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-26-2013 00:43:23 | More by Petcha
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KWMiles

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-08-2013 21:01:51 | More by KWMiles
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drummermattie02

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-07-2013 17:35:10 | More by drummermattie02
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Ross_Haddow

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-04-2013 16:32:10 | More by Ross_Haddow
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afrokaze

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-30-2013 16:32:42 | More by afrokaze
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HardWater

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-08-2013 12:52:11 | More by HardWater
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CoryR

Oregon

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-04-2013 20:37:56 | More by CoryR
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mscudder

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2013 01:03:14 | More by mscudder
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-01-2013 02:03:13 | More by tobelerone
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JRdaSconnie

Wisconsin

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 01:05:46 | More by JRdaSconnie
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vobr0002

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-28-2013 22:40:38 | More by vobr0002
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-26-2013 17:22:21 | More by MNBeerGeek
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-20-2013 22:07:38 | More by Beerlover
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