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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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This Imperial Stout is about drawing a line in the sand. It has a consistency similar to 5W-30. Adventurous tattoo artists have used it in place of ink. If left outside during winter, it won’t freeze, even in Minnesota. Beneath the dark exterior, a swirling ambush of coffee and chocolate flavors await, held up by a decadent malt backbone. Like its namesake, The Worthy Adversary’s movements are mysterious. Be wary–it could strike anywhere, any time.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7201) - Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Decent impy stout, cocoa, chocolate, not super boozy, but it sin’t wowing in any way.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1130) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 22, 2013
On draft at Devil’s Advocate in Minneapolis. Pours a jet black color with a fluffy tan head and some lacing. Aroma is mostly dark chocolate with some coffee, nuts, toast. Heavy on the palate with soft, creamy carbonation. Flavor is bittersweet, chocolate, coffee, roasty, a little smokey, with a clean bitter chocolate finish. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
burgy (455) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Aromatics start with a boozy tone followed by a mild hoppy undertone. This beer pours deep dark black oil. Light brown head that does disappears and then is just wispy. Taste is heavy chocolate and dark fruit. A mild coffee undertone. Palate is thick like oil. Decent size head. Overall a solid brew would love to see this on cherries and oak aged.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
n00bface (137) - Minneapolis, USA - JAN 16, 2013
On tap at Northbound Smokehouse (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Aroma: Molasses, coffee, chocolate, and vanilla.
Appearance: Very dark brown with a lasting tan head.
Taste: Fairly typical. Mostly sweet, and a tad bitter, with a slightly boozy finish.
Palate: Medium bodied, with an average carbonation.
A good beer, but nothing out of the ordinary (as with most Fulton offerings).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (1707) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 7, 2013
Pours pitch black. Aromas of vanilla and chocolate are nice. Nice boozy flavours complimented by chocolate and vanilla.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2195) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 6, 2013
A nice imperial stout. Coffee and dark chocolate but also a bit of that nice bubblegumness. Overall, high quality.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2013 Bottle from Apple Valley 3, has some decent chocolate scents and dark fruit, bit of plastic. Taste is a little bit of hop roast, has a bit of chocolate, it’s alright. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nsquishee (597) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Dark brown/black pour with a short mocha colored head. Chocolate and coffee aromas with a hint of vanilla and hops. Taste starts sweet and finishes hoppy-bitter and boozy. Flavors of chocolate, coffee, anise, and booze. A mans stout. Time to bury a fallen soldier and stick one in the cellar. I have a feeling my 3.8 rating could go much higher. NOTE: Fulton War & Peace is Worthy Adversary + Peace Coffee (Awesome!)

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbaaron (1194) - Arizona, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Black. Tan head. Lacing. Aroma of dark fruits, raisin. Taste of dark fruit, coffee, alcohol. Thick, full body. some dryness in finish. 2 words that come to mind: big, strong.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheHOFF43 (1749) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Sample @ Ale Jail. Pours black with thin head. Aroma is chocolate, plums and maybe some malts. Not a bad beer but leaves a lot to be desired. A boozy, malty, chocolatey mess. I have heard 2012’s is the best but I am not overly impressed.


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