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Maui Brewing Imperial CoCoNut PorTeR
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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (18809) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 31, 2015
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver; 414ml
Black color, small beige head. Lean body with just moderate sweetness; the chocolate component is very good, while the coconut is not too strong, although it’s evident, mostly in the final.
Balanced and tasty.
Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4772) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Sampled at GABF 2015, In the tasting glass was black with a tan head. Nose of chocolate, coconut and some other kind of nut. Full in body. Flavor is rich with lots of chocolate and coconut, and the finish has coffee bitterness. Really good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
furthur (885) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Growler, huge cardboard colored head, decent lace, over black beer. Aroma toasted barley, coffee, coconut, dried plums, malt. Taste coffee, toasted barley, coconut, molasses, cookies. Palate is rich and smooth,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (2260) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
(tap) clear very dark brown colour with a small brown head; aroma of coconut, roast; thick palate; rich, balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6645) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Sampled at gabf. Looks lie a porter. I thought the coconut would be bigger. Lactic and cocoa. Rich flavor and feel. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (12473) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 1, 2015
Draft - Deep dark chocolate and molasses notes with a touch of sweet coconut. Jet black with a rich brown head. Lots of nice roasty notes, dark chocolate, sweet coconut and a nice rich finish. Much like the original.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (1332) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 10, 2015
On tap @ Chuck’s 85th. Listed at 9.4% here. Pours dark cola brown with a thin white head that fades quickly. Aroma is rich milk chocolatey dark malt with a light toasted coconut note on the back. Taste is similar - big, thick, rich milk chocolate malt with a great full mouthfeel. Coconut is present but lighter than the aroma, just as in the non-imperial version of this. Great rich flavor makes this a nice upgrade.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (1608) - Nevada, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Very dark brown and opaque. Creamy tan foam. Plenty of chocolate and coconut. Flavor is a little bittersweet but the finish smooths out with time.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
liquidbread86 (133) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Coconut aroma. Taste has notes of coffee, dark chocolate and coconut. The coconut isn’t overwhelming.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1784) - Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Savor 2015. Oneo f the first things tried. Nice amount of chocolate, light coffee. Glad i got to try.


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