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RATINGS: 1072   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BallyLoser (136) - Redmond, Washington, USA - OCT 11, 2008
Bottle: Med/Thin pour. medium bodied head. Smooth, malty. Mild Kona coffee finish. a bit sweet and dry.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
glennmastrange (2665) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2016
Bottle. Moderate toasted, bread dark chocolate and strong coffee for the malt, light resin for the hops, light earth for the yeast, with a hint of smokiness in the background. Head is small, creamy, light tan with good slippery lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is very dark brown. Flavor starts lightly acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is light to medium, slick with a soft to lively carbonation and a dry finish. A solid Porter with everything in the right place.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattChiasson (43) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2016
Out of the bottle poured a deep black, opaque, with a thin lasting tan head. I got notes of coffee, chocolate, cola, sweet roasted malt, and blackstrap molasses. No hops that I could detect, but some slight roasted malt bitterness. Surprisingly light bodied and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnGalt1 (1663) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Pour is nice.. lite tan head floats on top of a bubbly cold cup of coffee... little lacing, but sticks around for a while. Smell is fantstic... coffee and porters go hand in hand. Smell is deep and fresh ground and fresh brewed coffee. Roasted grains are easily mistaken for the coffee and no real hops to mention. Could use a little sweetness... but oh well. Taste is the same... big rich java.. roasty grains are also all over the place... Coffee acidity is easily mistaken for a good bracing of American hops. A little watery on the mouthfeel... needs some sweetness... lactose (milk) ... or caramel malts (sugar) ... still very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRenter76 (831) - Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Originally rated on 9/11/08. "A decent offering from the islands this pipeline. The best attribute of this beer is the aroma, pure roasted coffee bean is nice. However it doesnt translate into the flavor, the only decernable taste is of earth. Mouthfeel is good enough, smooth and easy to drink. A decent porter but i probably wont purchase it again since there are so many others out there yet to try."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
raymow (1396) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2016
bottled - nice dark color. Sweet chocolatey aroma. Typical porter flavorwith some chocolate and a nice coffee finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2016
Nice dark brown with a tan head. Aromas of rich malts with dark, bitter sweet chocolate and a hint of coffee. The flavor is of burnt coffee, bittersweet chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnokk (464) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - APR 10, 2016
APPEARANCE- Super dark black, amazingly large head. On carbon draft in a guiness style glass, it had 3" of foamy head, with >1 1/2" protruding over the rim. Seriously impressive! NOSE- FLAVOR- smooth malty flavor, great roastiness as the sip finishes. Very nice porter. NOTES- I wonder how it tastes with salt in the air and lava at my toes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5629) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle from Food Stop Rockville, MD. Dark brown body with thin tan head. Nose is malty, toasty, kona coffee. Taste is also nice malts, coffee galore, citrus and hop notes. Quite creamy and nice. Well done.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hoptimusPrimed (155) - SPAIN - MAR 21, 2016
Very nice aroma of coffee. Very smooth and balanced, nice coffee flavours. Colour almost black. Carbonation at a good level

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (2099) - Missouri, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Bottle - small foamy head, very dark brown/almost black color, moderate coffee aroma and flavor, mildly sweet, I'm not a coffee person so this is only ok for me ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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