durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I dunno, I guess I’m a sucker for a decent porter. I haven’t had anything of note from this brewery, but hell, I’d buy a sixer of this. Nose is sweet chocolate, a tad of roast, grain, and not a lot of coconut. Just a hint. Same for the taste. A bit of a metallic vibe sometimes, but otherwise easy and tasty. Light palate. Pours very dark brown with a creamy mocha head and light lacing.
snoworsummer (4264) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 1, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a can. Pours cola brown with a head that dissipates almost immediately. Tastes like roasted malt, sweet chocolate syrup, coconut, vanilla, some wood, and a little watery. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like roasted malt, chocolate, toasted coconut, and syrup.
sonnycheeba (4799) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 1, 2016
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Pours clear, cola brown with head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is chocolate, caramel, coconut, and some nuttiness. Flavor matches the aroma and is nicely carbonated but comes off a little watery. Light/medium body.
oldrtybastrd (4343) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark mahogany with tan fluffy head. Aromas of coffee, chocolate, and loads of coconut. Smooth and creamy coconut, coffee, and chocolate.
gregwilsonstl (1824) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 26, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Brown. Nutty. Really sweet. Only a hint of coconut, and mostly at the end. OK, but not great. Thx Homer321.
jgb9348 (5434) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 11, 2015
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dark brown body with a thin, very fast-dying tan head, only a bit of froth on top after a few seconds. Aroma of malt, coconuts, earth, nuts and a faint bit of alcohol. Light to Medium-bodied; Assertive coconut flavour at first with less malt than expected, but more nuttiness and cardboard flavours, coupled with the very subdued sweetness and corn flavour. Aftertaste shows almost no body at all - this is watery, but also not much depth and no complexity. Overall, a decent beer at best - it is drinkable, but not showing much of anything to make it a repeat buy, even if I could get this one. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Knightly Spirits (Orange Blossom Trail) in Orlando, Florida on 01-October-2015 for US$1,99 sampled at home in Washington on 10-December-2015.
Ernest (7123) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2015
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Can (Sep 17, 2015 canning). Head is initially small, fizzy/frothy, light brown, mostly/fully diminishing. Body is dark brown to black. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (nuts, grain), with notes of cola, musty basement. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, unclean. Medium body, watery texture, lively/fizzy carbonation.
Almost more like Coca-Cola than beer. And where, oh where, is the coconut? Really dopey.
charule (2058) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at WOB Orlando. Poured clear brown with white head. Aroma nutty coconut flesh sweet. Light carb med bod. Taste sweet coconut milk light choc juice.
solidfunk (6782) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 10, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Some roast and some caramel. Some residual unfermented sugar. Pours dark brown. Average carbonation. Light sweet finish with some toast. A hint of coconut. Can brought back from Orlando by the lady friend, thanks Maigua!
RobertDale (4980) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 8, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 ounce can. Pours reddish brown with a decent beige head. Aroma of malt and coffee. Taste is malt, coffee, and a bit of chocolate. Where is the coconut??
DocJitsu (1532) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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 wasn’t picked up in the aroma.