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War And Peace | Fulton Beer

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fulton Beer
Minnesota, United States
fultonbeer.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

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.

Added by mothman on 03-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,425
Reviews:
76
Ratings:
348
pDev:
9.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
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Trade:
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 348 |  Reviews: 76
Photo of PSU_Mike
4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tribeerguy70_3
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hallertau
3.87/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ANiklaus
4.02/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fargrow
4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RobinLee
4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Austin32
4.41/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very pleasantly surprised by this one, excellent smell and taste of dark roast coffee, nice thick mouth feel you would expect, highly recommended

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Photo of AaronTX
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Black as night, scent of coffee. I'm not a fan of Imperial Stouts but this beer is excellent. It was part of my Rare Beer Club shipment, and one of the best beers I received. Well done Fulton.

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Photo of pmoney
4.04/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atone315
3.86/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not a fan of coffee stouts when all that coffee "bitterness" comes through. IMO, a one-note beer that's not to my liking....but then again, I dont like coffee. Other than that, a damn fine beer. Go ahead and try this one, you may not agree with me.

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Photo of belgbeerdrinker
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Skellbop
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tylerstravis
4.17/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ahbithwabm
4.06/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bpfrush
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BrewNoob1
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Duff27
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kubrickx
4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alostplot
4.69/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Chris-1911
4.03/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Immortale25
4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Dogfish traditional oversized snifter. No freshness date.

A- Pours a fully opaque black color with a 1/2 inch dark tan head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of surface foam. Resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- Dark chocolate, moderate coffee presence and a bit of smoke. Also some booze detected plus some nuttiness...ah, that's what it is: peanut butter.

T- Big roasty character at first and then some sweetness comes in to balance. Notes of milk chocolate, vanilla, more peanut butter mild caramel. Once the palate acclimates, things get dangerously drinkable as the roast evens out and the coffee steps forward to bring some extra flavor. There's also some hop bitterness that comes out as it warms.

M- Somewhat creamy and very thick. Medium carbonation and the fullest of bodies.

O- A very bold but complex and tasty RIS. The coffee works as more of a complementary ingredient rather than a main component but I'm not complaining since this is pretty much a world-class stout as is.

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Photo of tneenan1
4.78/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Soneast
4.38/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ssippisam
3.58/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

War And Peace from Fulton Beer
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 348 ratings
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