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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 81   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. 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.

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4.1
BVery (10600) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAR 20, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Cask. Dark brown pour with minimal head. Huge coffee nose and taste. Some chocolate on taste as well. Body semi-thin.

3.5
phaleslu (10323) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 10, 2017
12 oz. bottle from poisoneddwarf - thanks again! Pours an opaque coffee brown with a small tan head that settles into an uneven ring and thin film, leaving some ropes and spots of lace in the glass. The coffee here is super earthy, almost vegetal and rubbery in the nose, with dark chocolate, roasted malts, earth, tobacco, and slight ash. Medium-plus bodied, with moderate carbonation and a roasty, earthy, bitter mouthfeel. It’s only a few months old but I think it needs to be super fresh to be at its best.

3.8
deanso (10150) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - MAY 9, 2014
66cl bottle @THT. No head. No carbonation. Clear black pour. Lots of coffee. Very nice indeed

4.8
arminjewell (9688) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2010
Pours deep black/brown with huge dark tan head. If you want a coffee stout, this is it. With whole coffee beans in the cask, the beer is literally coffee, with some beer flavor. Aroma is big chocolate and darkly roasted coffee. Taste is like drinking a huge dark roast coffee, with some chocolate, toffee, and a huge bitter finish from the coffee. Easily the best coffee stout I’ve ever had.

3.9
douglas88 (9407) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 2, 2015
750 ml bottle. Pours a pitch black color with a large brown head. A big sweet milky coffee nose. Very sweet, lactose, huge milky coffee, some dark fruit. Vanilla. Solid.

3.8
bytemesis (8537) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle. Pours opaque black, medium creamy tan head, dissipates leaving nice residual and lacing. Aroma is super roasty, mocha, cold press coffee, cocoa, hint of green pepper. Flavor is light plus sweet,, medium plus bitter, lots of coffee and roast, light green pepper not really a major distraction though. Full body, creamy mouthfeel. A hint of heat.

3.9
SudsMcDuff (8438) - .....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.

3.4
nimbleprop (8437) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 1, 2013
750ml bottle pours an oily, opaque black with some thin, creamy, beige head. Nose of coffee, malt, toast, cracker, vanilla bean, cookie. Flavor is very sweet, caramel, milk chocolate, vanilla, coffee with cream, nuts. Full, sweet, slightly boozy finish.

3.7
jredmond (8325) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle courtesy of Aunt MP via rare beer club. Pours a deep brown body with thin lace. Nose is sweet chocolate and coffee. Mouthfeel is full bodied with notes of light roast, sugar, lactose, hops and chocolate.

3.8
JaBier (8027) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle shared by a friend. Darkest brown pour with a thin tan head. Aroma of malt, coffee, chocolate and slight green pepper. Chocolate and malt flavor with coffee and vanilla before a silky smooth finish.


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