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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 7, 2012
On tap at Small Bar. Black with a creamy tan head. Roasted grain and coconut aroma. Strong coconut flavor up front with chocolate and roasted grain flavors quickly following with a soft palate. Nice.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bigabe (194) - California, USA - DEC 31, 2011
Enjoyed at the Maui Brewing Co brewpub. Best Imperial Porter I have had to date. No contest. Aroma is of toasted coconut candy, and burnt chocolate. Taste is rich chocolatey coconut, just like the regular version of this beer... except the body is HUGE and the roasted coconuts, the sweet toasty malt, and dark chocolate flavors linger forever. This brew is INCREDIBLY impressive. Iím loving it. Too bad they donít bottle....err... can it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1559) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2011
On tap at Holy Grail-First glass out of the keg- Color is very Dark, Smell of Roasted Malts and light coconut and chocolate, Taste is Heavy with roasted malts and chocolate and light coconut..Palate is heavy with coffee and chocolate with light coconut.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chuwy (35) - JAPAN - DEC 17, 2011
On tap at Devilcraft barís Maui brewing event, Tokyo. Coconut flavors not as strong as in the normal porter thankfully. Use of cocoa nibs is evident,as the cocoa/chocolate flavor melds well with the coconut. Slight whisky/bourbon element from the higher alcohol but all in all a nice beer. A few points down as itís still thin bodied. What is it with Maui brewpub beers? All tasting thin bodied.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
blutt59 (6004) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2011
on tap, deep brown color with short tan foam, aroma of cocoa , coffee and whiskey, flavor is silky smooth , cocoa, bourbon, coffee, great finish

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (824) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 14, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2012 Pours a deep brown/near black with a decent brownish head. Amoras of chocolate, coconut and coffee. Tastes of bitter chocolate and coffee with the sweetness of coconut. Lots of roasted malt. Terrific beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2011
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a spare beige head. Aroma of chocolate, coconut, roasted malt, coffee, and grass. Flavor of toasted coconut, chocolate, and roasted malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Big robust dark chocolate nose followed by almond joy, or mounds candy. Strong and aromatic, wonderful nose. Nice coconut, nice chocolate, a hint of roast. Pours dark brown almost black, great viscuous looking pour, nice tan head. The flavor is all Mounds. Dark chocolate and coconut. Creamy sweet with light roast and bitterness to balance. Creamy body, smooth texture. Wonderful beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6106) - Brier, Washington, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Draft at elliott bay pizza. Pours black with a dense and creamy tan mousse on top. Lots of dense sheety lace coming down the sides of the glass. Big dark chocolate nose with lots of coffee notes. Thick creamy body, not quite sticky. Coffee, chocolate, coconut on the mid palate with a long dark roasty finish. Fantastic big beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - NOV 10, 2011
On tap at Urge Gastro Pub RB: Dark-dark brown with a thick dark tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate and vanilla. Flavor starts rich dark chocolate followed by vanilla and a hint of coconut with a light bakers chocolate bitter finish and maybe a hint of anise. Body is thick and creamy like a double dark chocolate milkshake with moderate carbonation.


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