For my third birthday, I thought I'd revisit an old favorite. Ballast Point's Victory at Sea, with coffee & vanilla. This is one rich beer. It brings 10% ABV with all that flavor, but doesn't really remind you of it until you get towards the end.
Here's how this thing flows. Acidic. Thick and creamy, like a boozy milkshake. Powdered coffee beans all over the place. Bit of frothiness coats your teeth, and makes sure the flavor is all over the place.
Bubbles, bubbles, bubbles, vanilla! That's pretty much the story of every sip. You can smell the coffee. It's pretty great.
I wouldn't drink this first thing in the morning, or on a hot day, but this is the way to go if you're snuggled inside and need something to keep you awake while avoiding tomorrow.