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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fulton War and Peace is a Russian Imperial Stout conditioned with whole bean Peace Coffee in the fermentation tank. Its 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 Tolstoys masterpiece, it may take some time to finish and require some thought along the way. But by the end, we think youll find yourself better for the effort.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14820) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle [from trade with mista, thanks!] shared @ The Hague Tasting. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized brown head. Aroma is malts, chocolate, roast, coffee. Taste malts, dark chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, bitter. More bitterness than I expected, but a nice bitter, dark chocolate, coffee roast finish. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Nice one!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle @ tht. Aroma is roast, liquorice, chocolate, molasses, coffee and more. Flavour is quite bitter of coffee, roast, liquorice, sweetness of molasses and mocca. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (9822) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - MAY 9, 2014
66cl bottle @THT. No head. No carbonation. Clear black pour. Lots of coffee. Very nice indeed

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a tan ring. Aroma of smooth chocolate, coffee and soft malt. Full body, flavour of the aroma, nicely balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blklab2007 (2118) - Connecticut, USA - APR 27, 2014
Bottle poured a black in color with a coating of brown head that fell away. Aroma has coffee, mild chocolate, alcohol, and dark malts. Mouth feel is hefty with slow carbonation. Flavor is heavy on the malts, big black coffee, plenty of roast, and dark chocolate. It has an oat like thickness and the coffee is super amped up.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nate (4263) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2014
From bottle, courtesy of Joe N. Nice coffee aroma, rich and malty with molasses, chocolate, roasted barley, and sweet alcohol vapors. Dark black opaque with tan lacing head. Medium-heavy body with medium carbonation. Starts and stays sweet, rich with coffee, chocolate, cherry wood, roasted barley, and alcohol - fusel but not rough. Bitter nutty finish with lingering sweetness. Alcohol warming with light bitter after.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (8236) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Very nice beer said Tom. .. pours a bit black . . mild foam, spots of solid lacing .. . good coffee presence .. . mild yet full at the same time- i could drink a couple bottles of this lickety split! .. . . She checks the microwave for lightbulbs now.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nsanders (1093) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Tap at Pizza Luce. Black with a thin light brown head. Rich malts, milk, alcohol and light roasted coffee. Taste has a malty sweetness followed with a light dry coffee bitterness. Body is lighter for an imperial stout with a bubbly water feel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bookman10 (1037) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Pours a dark, oily, brown-black with tawny head. Aroma of fruit, chocolate, coffee. Flavor is quite sweet, with pronounced coffee up front. Anise and dark fruit and quite a noticeable booziness. Its a good stout and a nice winter beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (5411) - Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Poured a dark stout brown color with aromas of espresso, anise, light chocolate and some earth. Flavors are the same a decent amount of roast in this beer, very enjoyable a nice sipper overall.


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