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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our Moonstone Porter infused with 100% Kona Coffee. 2005 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal Winner!


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
hbmason (1087) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rmussman (1702) - 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.

3.6
   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.

3.4
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11940) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (5812) - .....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.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnoel09 (422) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ReggieDunlap (3052) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Pours black with a medium a medium tan head. Aroma has nice light coffee notes...some mildly sweet/roasty malt. Flavor has good coffee and some roasty/burnt notes...bit one dimensional but not bad. Mouthfeel is just a bit thin but lively and the finish is roasty and hints @ coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thetmaxx (745) - West Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Poured from the bomber. Aroma is pure coffee. Nothing special, maybe Folgers? Flavor is similar. Thin head no lacing. Palate is smooth, low carbonarion. Overall this is good, but I would enjoy more complexity, and maybe better coffee flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StefanSD (2117) - Lakeside, California, USA - NOV 28, 2011
650 ml bottle from Bevmo. Pours an opaque black color with a small tan head that slowly recedes to a film. The aroma is strong with coffee, mocha and coffee grounds. The flavor is rather pleasant coffee, grounds, some acidic/sour dark fruits and a touch or mocha. The body is light and slick with prickly carbonation. Finishes medium in duration with lingering biter coffee grounds. Overall: My initial reaction to this was quite positive, but as I worked my way through the bomber I liked this less and less.


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