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Palo Alto Barley Legal Coconut Porter

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Barley Legal Coconut Porter is a traditional American-style porter with a decidedly untraditional addition of coconut. The addition of just the right amount of coconut gives this porter a velvety smooth mouth feel with just a bit of coconut flavor at the end. A full-bodied porter, Barley Legal pours nearly pitch black with strong aromas and flavors of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate and a slight hint of coconut milk. So drinkable it’s barely legal.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yiannnos (1014) - , CYPRUS - APR 7, 2015
Drought. Black colour. Coconut chocolate aroma. Dry, roasted malt flavour, slight bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (10204) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 5, 2015
draught@Erzbierschof - black beer with a little beige foam left; pretty roasted aroma of tobacco and ashes with notes of coconut fighting on the same level; subtle carbonation; a good malt backbone, earthy and roasted finish with more notes of coconut, ashes and cold coffee - a good character and beautifully made

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2015
Draft. A black beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of coconuts, roasted malt, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, chocolate, and coconuts, leading to a roasted finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (22632) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2015
Draught at Taphouse. Dark brown colored with a small off-white head. Sweet and light roasted aroma of caramel, coconuts and chocolate with notes of berries. Sweet and light roasted flavor of caramel and chocolate. Sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5595) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2015
Tap @ BeerTemple, small sample. Dark color, medium brown head. Aroma of roast, bit coffee, dark chocolate, maybe a hint of coconut. Soft roasty flavor, bit bitter, bit sweetness from cookie. Bit one-dimensional on the roast, but pretty nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2611) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2015
Draft at Beer Temple. Aroma of milk chocolate and coconut, smelled like liquid bounty. Taste of mild sweet coconut, smooth milky chocolate and dry cacao. Slight touch of burned mild. Very elegant and tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (3013) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2015
(Palo Alto Barley Legal Coconut Porter) Bottle 650 ml at home, from a trade long ago with MarkoNm, thanks! Served into a snifter, ABV 6.5% Dark brown colour on the body, almost black. Huge and very thick tan head, with great retention, leaving medium lacing on the glass. Aroma is fruity and it has hops, oats, light vanilla after a swirl of the glass, very faint coconut. Nice taste, chocolate and more coconut now, oats, some hops again. Medium body, notable carbonation. Good, I expected some more though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DroolYeast (411) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Tap @ Basement Beer Bar in Aalborg. Aroma of some coconut, little roasted malts and coffee. Almost black with off-white head. Tiny lasting. Light+ bitterness, maltbitterness, light sweetness, sweet coconut flavour. Full body, oily texture, average carbonation, bitter coconut finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (18767) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours a black color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel finish with weak nutty hints.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Fredd_an (170) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2014
Helt okej porter, väldigt lätt i kropp, jag gillar ju mer tyngd, sommar porter som min vän sa. Avsaknad av cocos är fiasko. Bara en lätt ton. Liten bitterhet i eftersmaken ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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