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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   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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3.7
burg326 (5607) - 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.

4
jkwood04 (5463) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 8, 2014
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma strong of roasted malts, a lot of coffee, dark chocolate, caramel malts, light bitterness, and some dough. Flavor the same with a great blend of the coffee and imperial stout. Smooth, thicker texture. A very solid imperial coffee stout.

3.2
markwise (5450) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle generously shared by the Tampa Crew. Pours a dark stout brown with an off-white head. Nose is earth, espresso, licorice, and black coffee. Flavor is similar with roast, earth, espresso, licorice, and black coffee. Light to medium in body and a nice stout overall, albeit a dry one.

3.5
badgerben (5325) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Minnesota Winterfest 2013. Black color with no head. Strong roasted barley and coffee aroma. Roasty flavor. Light coffee and chocolate. A bit of a heavy metallic tang.

4
sic1314 (4967) - 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.

4.2
ChainGangGuy (4930) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Appearance: Gloopy! Heavy! Glugs out a jet black body with a thin, beige head that was a little hard to scare up being a few centimeters. Smell: W+P is loaded with richly roasty, coffee aromas, backed by dark chocolate, molasses and a bit of sweet caramel with lighter touches of dark fruit, alcohol and ground spice. Taste: Deeply roasty with bright coffee flavors, bitterish dark chocolate and sulphured molasses. Some dark fruitiness present, a little spicy anise. Underlying bitterness beneath the dense maltiness. Touch of alcohol. Drying, bitterish, chocolaty finish. Mouthfeel: Full-bodied. Medium-light carbonation. Damnably chewy mouthfeel. Overall: From the get-go, this one looked like it was right up my alley and it was.

4.2
MrHangover (4693) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle @ THT May, courtesy of Benzai. Pours a pitch black beer with a small beige head on top. Aroma of coffee mostly, some dark spices, cinnamon and black pepper. Licorice, molasses are also present. Flavor is fairly bitter, loads of bitter chocolate, coffee. Big dry sweet touches. Long bitter chocolatey aftertaste! Amazing surprise!

3.8
edgallow (4475) - 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.

4.4
Nate (4296) - 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.

3.8
CanIHave4Beers (4226) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Pours basically black with a small head that leaves spotty lacing on the glass.

The aroma is coffee & chocolate with some very light hoppiness. It’s sweet smelling, aromatic... really inviting and enjoyable.

The beer is a touch boozy, it’s got some good dark chocolate, it’s plenty bitter with lots of coffee and some espresso. Kinda sweet in a nice way...

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