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RATINGS: 1015   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Pipeline Porter is smooth and dark with a distinctive roasty aroma and earthy complexity from its diverse blends of premium malted barley. This celebration of malt unites with freshly roasted 100% Kona coffee grown at Cornwell Estate on Hawaii’s Big Island, lending a unique roasted aroma and flavor. A delicate blend of hops rounds out this palate-pleasing brew.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biggcb (464) - Harleysville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2007
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a med-sized tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and a little coffee. Flavor is much the same - not as much coffee as I had expected or hoped for. The roasted malts were rather subtle. A touch on this thin and slightly watery. Not a bad brew.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sloth (2447) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JUN 13, 2007
Bottle, PKGD on 10/04/06 Small tan head that flits in an instance, lace is nil. One helluva black porter. Nose is lightly metallic with some subdued coffe notes and maybe a hint of roast and some cocoa. Body is medium,, lightly oily on the palate. The roasty coffee flavors have faded, i assume, still lingering but in small quantities. Notes of chocolate and maybe some black patent malts reside here also. Finish is lightly sweet and roasty with a little soapiness. Past its prime, i hope? Thanks to SDbruboy for the bottle.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mullet (849) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2007
Another one courtesy of Linc - thanks! I was pretty excited about this one, but was a bit let down. Rough, vegetal, jalapeño-tinged coffee flavour dominates throughout, drowning out some bitter chocolate notes. Somewhat dry and grainy in a good way, but the coffee thing’s just a bit too much for mine.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
toncatcher (228) - Santee - SAN DIEGO, California, USA - MAY 22, 2007
Pours thin and dark with a nice tan head that disapates quickly. No much going on with regards to aroma, Tastes of bitter coffee, and malts. Would have rated higher if it was a little sweeter. O.K. Porter

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sammy (8358) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 18, 2007
Pure coffee aroma, very fresh from mid-February, nice soapy head and some lace down the glass. Coffee colour, and medium plus easy drinking understated carbonation mouthfeel. Not much complexity but A good straight up coffee style porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
21iceman40 (1731) - vienna, West Virginia, USA - MAY 14, 2007
This was a very solid porter all the way from hawaii. I had to rock out to some pepper as i enjoyed it. Very thick yet smooth coffee body to it. A bit acidic bitterness, but not much. Solid beer, solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 13, 2007
very very smooth kona coffee. a little too much carbonation, but some really great flavors going on here. some hints of fruitiness but not distinguishable. some oak and nutty flavors with a heavy malt. thanks to mikes for getting me this one from the AZ

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brettpace (176) - New York City, New York, USA - MAY 13, 2007
This was a good porter, one of my favorites. This has a very strong coffee flavor, almost a little toffee as well. This is o ne of the only Kona beers I like. However, it was a little thin without the distinctive dry mouthfeel of most porters.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 11, 2007
Rich coffee aroma, followed by a more mochaish emphasis, also a little tobacco smoke, taste is surprisingly dry and thin,coffee and malt flavors are not very potent, hints of roastedness,and hop bitterness,aroma delivers more then taste

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 9, 2007
Very faint aroma; vaguely porter scented. Coffee flavor with a strange sour and metallic finish. Not a great porter.


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