Beer Brief #44 – War & Peace

Brewery – Fulton Brewing Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Beer – War & Peace

Style – Russian Imperial Stout aged on Peace Coffee’s Guatemalan Organic Dark Roast

ABV – 9.5%

Color – Thick black with dark brown around the edges and a tan head

Aroma – Molasses, chocolate, coffee, a waft of fruit – maybe blackberry?

Flavor – Brief toffee, tiny bit of raisin, dark chocolate, full coffee roastiness, dark berry, earthy bitterness

Verdict – This is now one of my favorite coffee beers! The coffee was integrated nearly perfectly in my opinion by making it’s presence well known while still remaining balanced enough that the imperial stout character comes through clearly. Then, there’s the added bonus of the luxuriously creamy mouthfeel…

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