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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Our Moonstone Porter infused with 100% Kona Coffee. 2005 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal Winner!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - APR 13, 2012
651mL thanks to beerandblues2. Deep, clear, super deep red pour with a mild beige head. Soapy retention. Nose is super green, vegetal, spicy chili pepper, sweet toffee, Marmite/Vegemite. Taste is watery, tangy, big lemon tea, mild spicy pepper. Mouthfeel is powdery and thin. Tangy, savory tea character. Odd. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ICEatALAMO (1297) - Troy, Michigan, USA - APR 1, 2012
Bomber. Pours nice with a full head, and very dark brown. Coffee in the nose for sure when taking a drink. This to me is a very good fusion of a porter and coffee. Like a previous rating, this seems to be exactly what they were going for. A nice change up from a run of the mill porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1907) - Earth, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Goddamn this ish was great! I love me a good coffee porter, and while this wasn’t totally blowing my mind away or anything, it sit pleasantly in that "we just made a really good beer that fits the style we went for" catagory. Roasty malts and burnt coffee on the nose. Nice black pour, tanned frothy head. Smooth flavor, but definitely hitting you with nice bitter coffee tannins, while mixing burnt chocolate hints in there as well. Mochay you could say. Pleasant lingering finish of all flavors combined. Yum!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2012
On draft pour. Black color with a light head. Strong coffee in the aroma and also in the flavor. Espresso. Light chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rmussman (1701) - California, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Really like this brew. Tones of coffee flavor that punches you right in the tongue. I really like the consistency and the fine toasted flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Dark opaque hue, decent head formation. Big smokey aroma, strong "black" coffee, with some fruit vinous tones too. Dark roasted black coffee dominates the flavor too with just a touch of vanilla creaminess. Good robust flavor with the mild body and drinkability of a porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DubC5000 (305) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Dark chocolate, raw leather, burnt toast aromas, with coffee and bitter roasted malts flavors, some hop character. A little flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12616) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 10, 2012
(22oz bottle) Pours a dark brown body a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, lactose, coffee, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, nuts, lactose, and some burnt grain.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (7873) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 6, 2012
had as Paradise Moon .. . brown .. low foam, some spots if lacing .. . very low on the aroma scale .. some light coffee and a touch of vanilla, bark also .. . a rather weak coffee beer but feels sessionable if nothing else . . .. Alright, I’m going out. If you light the place on fire the number’s 911, thank you.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnoel09 (572) - Elk Grove, California, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Poured into an English pint glass. Color is dark brown with a thin beige head. Aroma is sweet malt, coffee, and chocolate with some light roastiness - smells like a mocha. Flavor is pretty run of the mill porter with roasted malts, and coffee notes. There is a nice roasted / bittersweet finish from the coffee. Mouthfeel is thin. This is a decent porter, but I would expect bigger, bolder flavors from a coffee porter. Not bad by any means, just not outstanding.

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