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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask: Special - JDW Spring 2010 festival.
Brewed at Banks’s by Garrett Marrero of Maui Brewing Company, Hawaii.
Ingredients: Speciality malts; toasted coconut; Cascade and CTZ hops.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
KJB27 (13) - Lille, FRANCE - DEC 1, 2013
Can at North Bar Leeds; black brown with a thin beige head. Big blend of chocolate, vanilla, subtle and amazing coconut flavour. A bit aniseed on the end. Don’t taste like a porter, more likely to be somehow dark IPA or light stout. Easy to drink, very tasty.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Danev76 (113) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 13, 2014
Toasty malt aromas. Jet black colour with poor head. Nice coffee malt flavours, roasted malts also a feature. Med to heavy body with med carbonation ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Buongiorgio00 (581) - - DEC 1, 2013
Qual’è uno dei migliori sapori da associare a quello di una porter? Il cocco. L’ho scoperto dopo questa birra incredibile che convince molto più di tante sue sorelle europee. Dalle hawaii con furure: la coconut porter è unesperienza internazionale a lungo raggio che ripaga una scelta coraggiosa. Se la vedete, non lasciatevela scappare.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2010 1. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 13/04/2010 Roast aroma. Small beige head. Black slightly rich on the palate and strong in alcohol with a hint of dryness in a bitter coconut roast finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 27/04/2010 Some coconut aroma. Beige head. Dark red coloured hoppy and fruity with a bubble gum flavour. Bitter coffee roast finish. 3. Cask Handpump at the Manchester & County JDW, Northwich 30/04/2010 Big hop aroma. Black fruity and a little rich on the palate with some alcohol present. A little dryness in a bitter coconut and coffee roast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tdtm82 (668) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2010
Consumed on tap at the Spoons by Liverpool St. Coffee, coconut, vanilla and dark chocolate. An enjoyable stout. A good level of hops but could do with more. A little sweet on the finish. The texture is good and the drinkability is high. I enjoy a nice porter every now and then and this is an interesting twist on the classic style. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Storm_Warning (72) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2013
Currently drinking whilst typing. Aroma is rich chocolate, toasted malt, well rounded sweetness from the coconut. A nice full creamy head sat on a rich black vessel. Flavour is of rich burnt malts, chocolate, subtle coconut is picked up when the beer has warmed suitably. Sweetness and nutty flavours also from the coconut, long cocoa finish very gentle bitterness. On the palate the beer is smooth and creamy, medium bodied and suitably carbonated. Overall this beer is truly lovely, not huge amounts of coconut initially but it is there! And for me that is a good thing. It could well be over powering but less is more in this case! Great beer, go get some! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2010
cask @ JDW standi order ...deep red brown ... thin tan head ...light chocolate roast hint of coconut nose ... nice solid roast ... and at first think only barest coconut ... but oh the linger just loads of coconut ... bitter linger

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5121) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2010
UPDATED: APR 19, 2010 April 10, 2010 JDW Spring fest - Rochester. Oooh. Nice. Brilliant idea to use coconut in beer and it works very well in this dark, chocolate flavoured ale, providing an exotic and unusual creamy sweetness to the balance the roasty bitterness. The soft, natural carbonation and freshness of cask conditioning brings this to life. This is lovely. [4.1]
April 15, 2010 JDW Spring fest - Rochester. Coconut, vanilla, lavender, coffee, chocolate, bitterness, raw licorice stick. Pleasant, though hasn’t rocked my world as much as first time. [3.7]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (9636) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2010
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Black with tan head. I have been looking forward to this after reading previous comments and I certainly wasn’t disappointed. Yes it was sweet but it has a sticky milk chocolate flavoured body and with a late burnt bitterness, it’s smooth and tasty. Good beer, but I didn’t get a Coconut flavour. Never mind, this was really very likeable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bobinlondon (1250) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2010
Hand pulled cask at many Wetherspoon pubs during their Spring 2010 festival. Almost black with a thick beige rocky head. Coffee and chocolate combine with the interesting addition of roasted coco nut to create a unique bitterness that is balanced by some smooth almost buttery coco nuttiness too. Excellent.

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