Our brewmaster Norm Penn’s signature beer, hence CocoNorm. This Robust Porter is brewed with freshly shaved, lightly toasted, organic coconut. It has been compared to bathing in a coconut waterfall with a bevy of naked women. Don’t let the sweet, mouth-watering, Mounds-like aroma fool you; CocoNorm is smooth, easy drinking, and the masterly blended coconut flavor will delight and amaze you.
woodychevy (589) - - DEC 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pint at Biltmore Thirsty Monk. Really tasty porter. Coconut is there, but subtle and appropriate. I am still, at heart, a purist and found myself wishing for this porter sans-coconut, but well done for what it is. Nice porter-ish notes- roast, dark chocolate, coffee and a bit of smoke. Toasted coconut rounds it out nicely. Almost perfect weight, great smooth mouthfeel- especially as pint warmed up. Lacking a bit in appearance- no head on this one but suitably opaque for a winter beer. Good.
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