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RATINGS: 86   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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3.7
drpimento (3634) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 1, 2017
Good Imperial Stout, but there’s not much coffee present. Aroma is dark malt and a little bit of black patent. Flavor is like nose. It’s fairly balanced between bitter and sweet and very easy drinking although the Finish is on the better side.

3.5
Ed5388 (3480) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2016
12oz bottle courtesy of Hoff! Pours out a dark brown/almost black color with a small creamy tan head of foam. Aroma of dark chocolate, burnt espresso, black malts, burnt sugar, and hints of vanilla. Taste of black charred malts, burnt day old coffee, sweet caramel, burnt sugar, earth, hints of licorice, and vanilla extract in the finish. At first was too charred and burnt in the flavor, but digging it the more I drink it and it warms up.

3.7
jcartamdg (3436) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Pours a dark brown/black. Taste is coffee, chocolate and malt. Smooth and chewy. Lots of chocolate and coffee. Very nice.

3.9
AWISLguy (3109) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 27, 2015
750 ml bottle from Rays in Tosa. Cellared 3 months and ironically shared with the big boys. Very dark brown pour with a beige head. Aroma has coffee, chocolate, sweet malts, some lactose. Taste is of sweet chocolate, caramel, light lactose, some roastiness, a bit rough and quite sweet. Medium to full bodied with some alcohol presence. Finishes to the sweet side of bittersweet. Nice one 14.9

4.2
TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2016
Pours an opaque dark brown with khaki colored head. Coffee, roasted malt, and some dark chocolate notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied and thick. Finishes with coffee and roast. Nicely done.

3.2
cards04 (2793) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
This wasn’t for me. I appreciate what went into this hence the higher score but this is all about the coffee. This smells and tastes like someone put coffee beans and alcohol into a blender and hit the on button. Very earthy and all coffee. Almost salty on the finish. No thanks.

3.9
drsordr (2659) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2017
Bottle shared by alexsdad06 pour opaque dark brown to black with moderate mocha head. Nose big dark roast coffee with some green chilies. Some chocolate and red fruit. Taste big coffee, red fruit, chocolate and sweet malt. Light bitter late palate.

3.7
ryanfolty (2553) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2015
March 6, 2015 - on tap at Busters. Dark brown pour with limited head that didn’t last. Aroma was chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. Taste was consistent with aroma. Finish was dry and heavy on the alcohol, and lingered for a while in the aftertaste.

4
arkurzynski (2427) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Blackish brown. Nose of nutty coffee, roast, and bitter chocolate. Flavor is slightly acidic nutty roast coffee with roast malt, and semisweet chocolate. Tacky, sticky finish. Pretty good.

4.4
portableparty (2350) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 12, 2013
750ml bottle to snifter. Pours oily black brown with a nice khaki tan tight foamy head that slowly fades to a sudsy film and collar along with subtle lacing. Aroma is smooth strong coffee and roasted malt and some hidden bakers chocolate and soy. Taste is great bitter velvet bakers chocolate and coffee along with soy and roasted malt. Palate is full rich and oily along with a chalky dry finish. This is fantastic! Really smooth and delicious!


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