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Orange Blossom Toasted Coconut Porter (TCP)

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
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A brown porter thatíd be a great beer on its own is even better with a subtle toasted coconut character that complements the dark grains wonderfully. A complex and exotic potion thatís an easy drinking, refreshing tropical elixir.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocJitsu (1295) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Pours a reddish, chestnut brown with a magically disappearing fizzy, tan head. Robust caramel coffee aroma. Soft and moderately carbonated, but gets a little astringent toward the finish. The features noted in the nose are detected in the flavors and just as obtrusively. There is no discernible coconut, but a lot of fruit gets expressed in the flavor that wasnít picked up in the aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4182) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Can. Deep brown with one finger head. Light sweetness with just a faint hint of coconut. Also, this seems like a brown ale at best, definitely not a porter.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
StoutDr (46) - Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2015
color is clear and weak coffee brown. weak mouthfeel. good balance of flavors. slightly sweet. coconut after taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (11028) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Draft. Need label. Pours amber white head. Nose/taste of toasted coconut, light chocolate and lighter medium body.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EyeAmBaldman (391) - Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Pours a coffee brown with a thick tan head. Aroma is coconut and metal. Has a bit of a coffee taste and a fair bit of coconut but itís very weak. Finish is a tad bitter but not memorable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (8012) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
Draft - Toast, coconut and caramel malts. Clear copper with a decent white head. Nice toasted caramel, vanilla and a nice light sweet finish. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3742) - Xalapa, MEXICO - FEB 7, 2015
Quite difficult to find in here. Nice to drink and very coconut alike. Refreshing and thin too.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holdwine (1131) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Bottle- Thanks Bernie. Pretty average porter. Unfortunate, because I love porters and coconut. Didnít taste much coconut. Got some roasted chocolate notes and some wheaty malt. Otherwise a bit of a disappointment.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
TXBadger (1963) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Pours a light brown color with ivory head. Pretty much cereal grains on the nose; same for the palate. I picked up no coconut or toasted coconut.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Pours from 12 oz bottle a very dark ruby brown, nearly black. Thin white layer of foam quickly dissipated. Aroma of dark chocolates, licorice, some faint coconut, roasted malted barley. Flavour is subdued, chocolate and roasted barley, coconut not present on my palate, if so very faint. Marginally decent porter, but yet its not my fave style either.


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