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RATINGS: 1104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our Coconut Porter is a classic robust porter spiced with all natural toasted coconut. It is black in color and crowned with a creamy, dark tan head. It begins with a malty-toasted-coconut aroma followed by a rich, silky mouthfeel with tastes of dark malt, chocolate, and hints of coffee. It then finishes with flavors of toasted coconut and hoppy spice to balance the finish.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GG (2039) - NorCal, California, USA - JUL 26, 2008
This can easily get bonus points for being available now AND in cans. Just a really tasty beer in every way really. The aroma is chock-full of roasted malts, subtle toasted coconut, and some chocolate sweetness (reminded me in some ways of a Mounds candy bar). The flavor of this beer is full on roasty goodness with enough resigual sweetness left behind to make it a really intruiging beer. Caramel, cocnut, vanilla and chcolate are all found in the beauty. Great beer!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
carl4beer (522) - Fairfax Station, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2008
Bonus can from AgentSteve. pours dark with a large cascading head. aroma is of roasted malt chocolate and a hint of the toasted coconut. mouthful is a little thin and the coconut is a little hard to find in the bitter cocoa and roasted malts.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crosling (1863) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2008
Can. Very nice appearance, with a dark brown color and well lasting foam. Nose doesn’t have a lot of character but shows light traces of banana, toasted coconut and dark malts. Flavor shows notes of roast, coconut, cocoa and coffee. Silky mouth feel does impressive. It’s a nice beer with good balance, but I was expecting more vibrant flavors and aromas. Would like to try again, but was expecting this to be a little better.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (8841) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2008
Can… Pours almost black with a small, creamy, beige head. The aroma is an intoxicating swirl of cocoa, coconut and coffee. Full-bodied and chewy with moderate carbonation. Rich, malty-sweet, caramel, coconut and milk chocolate. Herbal (black tea), chocolaty finish.Thanks to rogueone for providing the can!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6779) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUL 19, 2008
Courtesy of tpd975. Pours deep amber with tan head. The aroma starts with notes of dark maltiness followed by some caramel and then a load of chocolate. No coconut noticed in the nose at all. The taste is full on coconut to go along with some roastiness and malty sweetness. Those notes are followed by chocolate notes and some nuttiness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2008
Thanks for this brew from kegbear. My first craft beer out of a can. Pours dark brown with light fluffy tan head. Huge amount of coconut and suger on the nose. Aroma also has hints of malt and chocolat. Flavor smooth with malt, chocolate and coconut .Could be really special with some extra hops and little less sweetness as aftertaste is heavy with coconut and vanilla. The one thing I will always remember about this brew is how smooth and silky the mouthfeel is. The low IBU is nice as so many brewers and trying to make huge hopped up porter. Lucky to get my hands on this.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2008
12 oz. can from my Secret Santa! Reddish brown pour with a medium head. Big chocolate aroma with less than assertive coconut notes. Same with the taste, though the chocolate is a little more on the bitter side. A little on the watery side.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackDonald (1126) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 16, 2008
Somewhat oily pour with a tropical fruit nose, a definite odor of coconut and chocolate. A beer reminiscent of sun tan lotion. Toasted caramel and chocolate on the palate that finishes with a toasted coco-nuttiness. This is just what it is a very robust porter, not overly complex, but drinkable for one can. I’ve been wanting to try coconuts effect on a dark beer and now I have and I think it works quite well. It’s very interesting and different. Only in Hawaii.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 14, 2008
Big thanks to stefanje for this can! This was interesting considering I absolutely hate the taste of coconut, but always wanted to try this beer. Pours a very dark black with small head. Can smell the roasted coconut right from the pour...very enjoyable. Chocolate coconut aromas with coffee in there as well. Flavor is malt, chocolate and lightly coconut on the finish, which surprisingly I really enjoyed! Great mouthfeel...full bodied and lingering. Really liked this beer. Thanks Stefan!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
incutrav (577) - Woodbury, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2008
Thanks for the can Derek. Nice deep black color, lots of roasty coco, easy going down. Creamy smooth, the coconut is hard to detect however, but a good brew from the island state.


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