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Two of the world’s oldest beverages join forces to conquer your palate. Victory at Sea embodies the art of masterful brewing by infusing a velvety Imperial Porter with pure vanilla flavor and specially-selected, hand roasted coffee. The addition of cold brewed coffee to the beer lends a subtle roasted flavor to this robust imperial porter, blending perfectly with rich vanilla and caramel undertones. By uniting two San Diego brewing traditions, Caffe Calabria freshly brewed coffee and Ballast Point beer, we have successfully created an artisanal masterpiece.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BroSpud (1834) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUN 9, 2015
12oz bottle. Pours dark with a tan head. Delicious porter with a nice combination of vanilla and coffee notes. Both the vanilla and coffee flavors are clearly derived from high quality ingredients and play a central role in this one. The high alcohol does not come through in flavor or burn but I definitely felt it after taking my last sip.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chimpgibbon (424) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle from Mother Kelly’s. Great impy porter here - vanilla and coffee well integrated. Super smooth too. Roasty bitterness on the end. Alcohol? What alcohol?

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (6176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2015
Keg at Brewdog AGM. Pours black, nose is huge coffee, roasted, chocolate, taste is bitter, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, roasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (6041) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2015
Keg at Brewdog AGM 2015. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head. Aromas of green coffee beans, dark toffee, liquorice. Taste is more coffee and toffee. Rich, oily texture. Roasted bitter finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
VinegarStroke (338) - Napa, California, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle: deep brown, thick chocolate head and great lace. Very lifted intense roasted malt, cocoa, vanilla and coffee. Great complexity, depth and freshness. Creamy. Dry, not sour and moderately bitter. Great depth and concentration of flavor. At 10% this is amazingly fresh and balanced. Love this beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichTheVillan (4353) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2015
Keg at Brewdog Birmingham; opaque black pour with a thin tan head, deep roast coffee, treacle and chocolate aroma, rich coffee, dark chocolate, some molasses, a hint of vanilla, pleasant viscous mouthfeel, delightful.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
drmet (220) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUN 7, 2015
L: -pours a dark brown with reaaaaaaaaaaaaaaallllllly faint ruby tinges with a medium,creamy,khaki head -medium carbonation visible S: coffee,mocha,cappucino,vanilla,chocol body,medium carbonation -alcohol scary well hidden O: -Absolute Beast of a Beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
echudy (57) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 6, 2015
The coffee scents are very prominent, the color is thick and dark. After drinking a 3 year aged Dogfish this is a little harsh, but it's definitely not a harsh beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
solvaris (128) - - JUN 5, 2015
Pffeiffentaback, Vanille, Espresso, Weltklasse Porter vom Feinsten --------&# via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evergreen0199 (2331) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2015
Keg at Brewdog, Shepherds Bush, London. A very dark brown/black coloured pour with a medium dense beige head on top. Roasty, malty, coffee, vanilla aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, malty, coffee, vanilla, some chocolate too. Rich with a slight sweetness. Gorgeous Imperial Stout from Ballast Point.

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