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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Fulton War and Peace is a Russian Imperial Stout conditioned with whole bean Peace Coffee in the fermentation tank. It’s an epic work of beer, but unlike the novel, this beer is brief and fleeting, appearing just once a year in February. Historic quantities of chocolate malt and roast barley clash over a field of dark roast Peace Coffee beans. Like Tolstoy’s masterpiece, it may take some time to finish and require some thought along the way. But by the end, we think you’ll find yourself better for the effort.


3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6166) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle, great black pour with strong lacing foam, coffee chocolate espresso aroma, flavor has some green coffee , mushroom, earthy metallic, bitter harsh finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6722) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 9, 2015
wow - it was nice but didn’t expect to see 98th percentile. the coffee is good, if a touch green, and the stout is good...lots of roast and hops and hints of chocolate. The feel is a little small for an irs at nearly 10%, but it’s solid otherwise.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
johnnymusky (488) - Minnesota, USA - APR 26, 2015
bomber from co-worker Jeff...nose is coffee and maybe some malt...taste is the same with a tobacco and leather taste mixed in...i would like some kind of dark berry taste...beer would be a lot better with it...decent but needs improving...(#465)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChrisSc (395) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 13, 2015
10oz pour at brewery. Minneapolis. Pours black with generous tan head. Good retention. Aroma is heavy on dark choclate, coffee, a hint of vanilla. Alcohol. Taste is mildly bitter upfront and carries throughout. Subtle Sweetness comes in mid way though. Body is full. Rich, thick texture. Long finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (2018) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2015
March 6, 2015 - on tap at Busters. Dark brown pour with limited head that didn’t last. Aroma was chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. Taste was consistent with aroma. Finish was dry and heavy on the alcohol, and lingered for a while in the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (7713) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours near black with a light brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of rich coffee backed by roasted malts and dark grains. Flavor is similarly dominated by coffee with some dark grains and roasted malts underlying.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiveacestx (721) - Texas, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Bomber received in trade - Generous pour creating a nice light brown head. Has a nice coffee and mocha aroma and taste. Good roasted malts. Creamy and smooth. I like it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2619) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Pours black with a brown head. Aroma of malts, chocolate and coffee. Taste is the same. Very good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5139) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Leffe chalice: Black beer with a smaller sized beige head. Aromas of sweat, mocha, cacoa, oatmeal, coffee, dark chocolate, nuts and some roast. Flavour has loads of coffee with some dark chocolate and roast and a subtle bitterness. Aftertaste is a mix of bitters, chocolate, coffee and roast. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium to full bodied and a light sticky texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Trev (1991) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Dark brown pour, medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee. Straight forward. Lighter body than expected. Oily coffee bean Flavour, dark chocolate. Bitter bakers chocolate on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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