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Maui Brewing Imperial CoCoNut PorTeR
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidmartinek (3742) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Real dark. Average tan head. Sweet and sugary chocolate nose. Rich full body. Totally a desert beer. You can taste the coconut a little. The finish is sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 27, 2011
Black as night with a long-lasting tan head. The nose is all about the chocolate, milky and luxurious. In the mouth it is thick and rich with toasty tingles and plenty of that milky chocolate. There is a dark bitterness in the dry finish. The carbonation is light and pleasant. The beer is lightly claggy on the lips. There are some woody flavours here too with a cedary aromatic quality.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (4458) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 20, 2011
Draft at the brewpub. Pour is a deep dark brown, small creamy tan head. Rich toasted coconut and milk chocolate, with lightly roasted malt, and dark cocoa powder. Like a good almond joy. Creamy smooth mouth feel. Mmm tasty, glad to have tried it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 31, 2011
Served on tap at the Maui Brewing Brewpub. The appearance is a beautiful midnight black with a micro to small tan head. The aromas ooze with intense toasted coconut, heavy coco and dark chocolate, and a light alcohol dose. The flavors enter with the coconut leading the way. The rich malty profile soon fills the whole mouth with gooey dark chocolate bar notes. The coconut reappears on the finish to bring everything full circle. The mouth is pretty full bodied with a great creamy richness to the feel. An excellent beer, I feel very fortunate to have had the timing to get to try this while I was in Maui.


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