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Maui Brewing Imperial CoCoNut PorTeR

Maui Brewing Imperial CoCoNut PorTeR
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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Our Imperial Coconut Porter is a stronger version of 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. TCHO cocoa nibs were blended with the toasted coconut during the maturation process to intensify the aroma of coconut and dark chocolate.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brentv (314) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Pour from a can is black with a thick creamy dark tan head. Aromas of roasted malts and chocolate with a hint of coconut. Taste is chocolate, roasted malts, hint of coconut, and lightly sweet. Creamy mouthfeel with perfect carbonation. Nice beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hopman1 (32) - apple valley, California, USA - DEC 31, 2013
This beer is actually very smooth and easy to drink , if your looking for something out of the ordinary with a Hawaiian twist ,take you over to the wild side ," try it " .

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Opaque brown with khaki head. Aroma of dark malts, cocoa and toasted almonds. Smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel. Smooth, slightly bitter, with a dry finish. Coconut is a bit subtle.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikem409 (1478) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Can. Pours brown tan head. Big coconut aroma. Taste is rich fudge and Samoa’s.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crosamich (431) - Twin Falls, Idaho, USA - FEB 18, 2013
None overpowering, balanced coconut with roast. Chocolate, moderate mouthfeel, looks prett.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tcane7 (1660) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Can at Lay’s juau. Pours a blackish color with thin tan head. Nose is coconut, vanilla, roasted malt, molasses. Medium mouthfeel with a sweet finish. Best of the Maui beers I’ve had

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 17, 2013
From notes, had at obriens for SDBW. Pours thick and black with a big tan head. Nose is of course, CoCoNuT, vanilla, chocolate, cherries, toffee, brown sugar and molasses. Taste is sweet with some good bitterness for such a big beer. Mouthfeel is crisp and clean, finish is long and the body is medium. Thought it would have been heavier, but still great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3110) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 18, 2012
Very dark brown color. Huge notes of dark fruits, roasted malts, caramel, rich, not sweet or cloying, but very heavy and full bodied. Enjoyable.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FaithHealer1 (358) - SCOTLAND - JAN 28, 2012
Keg at North Bar, Leeds. Pours a pitch black with a small, quickly dying head. Aroma is dark chocolate and coconut - a dark chocolate Bounty. Taste is really rich, with toasted coconut up front, then dark chocolate (an inversion from the taste - nice feature). Bourbon, treacle, coffee, malt and a touch of caramel also there. Big full body, but it isnt cloying. Long, long finish, and a very pleasant one, due to the lovely favours. This wins. Brilliant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
elihapa (1525) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - JAN 15, 2012
2011 rating: Smoky, mocha nose. Stron chocolate, black roast barley. Less dramatic coconut influence than the original. Drinks a bit heavy for me, but still such a superb use of base ingredients.


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