jnkor (312) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma is malty but a bit flat. Appearance was a nice dark with a brownish head. Taste was malty and sweet with a little spice. Not too distinct coconut. Palate was smooth.
SarkyNorthener (1300) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can thanks to s_hartshorne. Black beer with small head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate and maybe a little coconut. Taste is roasted malts , bitter coffee and dry ash. Medium bodied. Good.
manisthebeer (237) - squamish, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
just like hot chicks on a beach smells like roasted coconut and light choc. smell pors all black light small tan head carb. is low and smooth flavour is a mild nice light cocanut with hidden choc. gem in there reall really good
growler_guy (8) - - MAR 1, 2014 does not count
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black in color creamy in taste. Good smooth robust porter. Can taste the spices but not over powering.
Stuartyboy (410) - SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can courtesy of Mr_H a rich roasted malt chocolate coffee and a hint of Coconut a bit sweet but mainly bitter finish
mr_h (2309) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
355ml can from Cornelius, Edinburgh (5.7% abv on the can) - very dark brown near black, thin to non-existent tan head, roasted malty and coconut aroma, no lacing, coconut, chocolate and coffee flavour, dry, bitter coffee aftertaste
jfb (3414) - GERMANY - FEB 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(can, many thanks to jonas!) pours a hazy deep brown colour with a frothy brown head. aroma of espresso, vanilla and rose water, with a hint of brown sugar, lots of toasted malts, some floral hops and sugar icing. flavour is mostly the same, cold coffee, milk chocolate and brown sugar, with more vanilla, some light earth and a semi-dry finish. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.
Beerhunter111 (2800) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, Schokolade, Vanille. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, Schokolade, würzig.
gegwilson (495) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can in the Canalhouse, Nottingham. Pours pitch black with a fairly brief tan head. The flavours are roasty with the inevitable coconut, but not so prominent as to be overpowering. Roast notes are more burnt and I can’t help feeling this would be even better on a chocolatey malt base.
UncleKorm (577) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can poured a black hue w/ a huge foamy tan head fully diminishing. Moderate roasty aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish of short duration. Tastes are heavy roasted malts, lightly toasted coconut, dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, and vanilla. Full bodied, creamy mouthfeel, and light carbonation.
Gerbeer (1400) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz can. Pours black with a red tinge and moderate light tan head that settles quickly. Aromas of coffee and coconut flakes. Flavors of roasted malts, toasted coconut (as advertised) and weak black coffee. Somewhat acidic and watery. A dark beer for a hot day.