RATINGS: 1509   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Two of the worlds 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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tonybaldeagle (61) - - APR 17, 2013
A sophisticated drink with a range of complementary flavours combining to create a sensational, satisfying experience. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ilvesjoki (51) - Ulricehamn, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2017
What a beautiful Porter. Coffee and vanilla all over the place (already in the smell)! Look wonderful, all black with a beige head. A fantastic coffee taste, mixed with some vanilla (a good combo). And the balance, not too sweet or bitter, just perfect. This one has been stored for a while (one more in storage).

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ronaldtheriot (1888) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - APR 2, 2017
Victory At Sea has a medium, beige head, a very dark brown appearance, with red shining through, at the bottom corners. There is a good amount of glass lacing present. Aroma is of rich, creamy coffee, vanilla, and dark malt, and the flavor is of those elements, with a rather harsh char, giving it a sort of burnt, acrid bitterness. Mouthfeel is low medium, and Victory At Sea finishes medium dry. RJT

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jspencer78 (37) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - APR 2, 2017
I love this. Aroma of coffee and vanilla to go with the taste. Not overly sweet. Nice body. Head didnt last but otherwise a very good porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagerboy (2131) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 30, 2017
Bomber. Hueless deep dark brown, mostly lasting loose mocha foam. Aroma of dark roasted malt, vanilla and coffee. Taste is dominated by rich sweet vanilla, subdued coffee with a hint of chocolate, smooth roasted malt bitterness. Average carbonation, medium-fuller bodied, lightly hopped. DNFL (Definitely Not For Lagerboys)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cajun (523) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - MAR 29, 2017
Bottle - Pours black, tan creamy head. Big flavors and aroma of dark roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, nuts, and creamy vanilla. Hops presence. Flavorful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pjotrapostou (164) - POLAND - MAR 27, 2017
Piękna, brązowa piana. Bardzo intensywny aromat palonej, gorzkiej kawy. Brak kwaśności. W smaku kawa, wanilia, gorzkie ze słodką nutą - jak idealne espresso.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
czlowiekmotyka (178) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAR 26, 2017
Absolutely wonderful aroma. Strong coffee with note of vanilla. Great carbonation. Quite Smooth. And the coffee.... absolutely top class ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erasmus_ro (2805) - Alabama, USA - MAR 25, 2017
Bottle. Pours dark brown, black with a medium, frothy, latte-colored head. Aroma is chocolate, wooden, some roast, liquorice, vanilla, slight oak, cold coffee. Taste is vanilla, slightly wooden,roast, dry. Like cold coffee. Not too pleasant.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ABS (1012) - Stokke, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2017
Bottle from Rickfifty, thanks a lot! Pours black, with a thin, barely covering layer of light gray head. Coffee, peas, some vanilla and smoke nose. Coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, smoke, leather, red fruit and berries. Heavy and roasted flavour, feels like a dessert on its own. Sweet, with heavy bitterness as well. Thick, full body. Medium, fizzy carbonation. Very good! A bit too roasted flavour to be absolutely super, but again, very good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pictoman (1046) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 20, 2017
Poured from 1 pint 6 fl oz bottle. Black with tan head. Mild coffee with sweet vanilla and cocoa, hint of roast malt. Dry finish, sweet body.

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