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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Tasted on 2/18/11 from a 12oz bottle purchased at Sun Devil, I know that this one has some age on it. Pours very dark, but still clear brown, almost like the color of coffee, with a thick off-white head that settles pretty quickly into thin lace with a decent collar. The nose is primarily earthy roasted coffee, with a ton of roast, and the macadamia nut and coconut both coming through in more of a toasted way. The flavor is pretty much the same as the nose with the coffee and roasted notes coming through strongest and the coconut and macadamia nut both still present in a toasted manner. The body is medium with average carbonation and a long roasted coffee and toasted coconut and macadamia finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavoleBomb (1522) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Poured into a pint glass. 3.5 A: Black color. Two fingers of frothy/fizzy light brown head with average retention for a coffee beer and a small ring of lacing. 4.5 S: Roasted coffee is plentiful, but coconut is right behind. Coconut and coffee work so well together and Iíd love to see more breweries using them in tandem. Anyway, the underlying porter falls somewhat victim to the stronger C&C aromas (which Iím okay with), but there is still a grainy roastiness to be picked up. This is one great smelling beer. 4.5 T: The taste is in a word: powerful. The coconut flavor comes in full force, pushing aside even the coffee. Coffee is still strong, however, and makes for a tasty collaboration with coconut. Also, thereís a lactose-like sweet & sourness present. I donít know if thereís any lactose in here, but it sure tastes like it. Malts are somewhat nutty, somewhat grainy, with plenty of roasty toastiness. 4.0 M: Medium body. Carbonation is a bit aggresive, but not too much so. Could be a bit creamier, but overall okay. 4.5 D: This is a great beer for what who like coconut and coffee. For those who donít, shame on you. Definitely something I wouldnít mind having again and again. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 12-04-2010 17:43:34

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (6156) - Manhattan, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2011
Bottle split with Brother Andrew and Baby Streets. Pours a dark brown body with thin off white lacing. Aroma is very interesting - roasty notes, milky, coconut, and coffee. Mouthfeel is thin to medium, extremely unique notes of coffee, sweet roast, nuts, and dark fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Atom (1759) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 10, 2011
12oz bottle pours dark brown/black with small tan head. Aroma is earthy, coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, and slight coconut. Texture is thick and sticky. Taste is chocolate and roasted malts balanced nicely with coconut and Macadamia present on the finish. Taste like drinking a cup of coffee and then eating a Macadamia chocolate cookie. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
doubleo (1432) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 6, 2011
Winter Storm. This beer is good. Pours black with a small offwhite head, specks of lace. Smells sweet and roasty and chocolatey with some earth. Tastes of coffee and roasted malty sweetness. Sweetness lingers. Very nice. Full body, good carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - FEB 3, 2011
Bottle. Abbey de rocs sediment, awesome pour... Super dark brown. Plums, vinegar, raisen, some roasty porter characteristics beneath. Not your typical porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JB84 (649) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2011
Pour super deep brown almost black with a cream finger and a half thick tan head. Aroma wow coconut macaroons, coffee, chocolate, espresso and a slight nuttiness.Taste again of macaroons mmmm, coconut, coffee, milk chocolate, cream, nuttiness, and espresso. MF was thick creamy velvet in my mouth. This is a exceptionally well balanced beer with a ton of flavor. Truly remarkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ddemmingjr (775) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2011
12 oz bottle. pours a brownish, black. subtle tan head that recedes to a permanent thin ring. roasted malts, toasted barley, milk chocolate, espresso on the nose. distinct nutty notes and espresso bitterness, milk chocolate.rich milky mouthfeel.sticky on the lips, medium finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hamilton23 (617) - Alpine, California, USA - JAN 22, 2011
Pours almost black from a 12oz bottle at a bottle share with KEN SCHMIDT...the MAN HIMSELF. Aroma is big on coffee and coconut. Tastes the same...chocolate, coconut and coffee. This was a great beer, but pales in comparison to Kenís homebrew version of this called Aloha Plenty...way more coconut, coffee and macadamia flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11440) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2011
Bottle. [thanks after4ever]
Pours deep brown, bordering on black. Lovely, staying, creamy, beige head. Aroma has lots of dry coffee, some astringency, light chocolate, some nuttiness. Only mild sweetness. Medium carbonation, very fat and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is elegant, lots of dry coffee, blackberries, mild astringency, some sweetness, perhaps from the coconut. It is very good, but very dominated by the coffee. Neither Macadamia nor coconut gets a serious way in...

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