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RATINGS: 1103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Pipeline Porter is smooth and dark with a distinctive roasty aroma and earthy complexity from its diverse blends of premium malted barley. This celebration of malt unites with freshly roasted 100% Kona coffee grown at Cornwell Estate on Hawaii’s Big Island, lending a unique roasted aroma and flavor. A delicate blend of hops rounds out this palate-pleasing brew.

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jason1970 (143) - Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2013
It’s a very balanced and attractive porter. Aroma is of fresh brewed coffee with some malt and chocolate. But mostly fresh coffee. Pours and opaque brown almost black. No light shines through this one. Very small head with light lacing. Medium body and mouth feel. Flavor is malt and a dark blend coffee with very mild sweetness. It’s very balanced. Some porter’s can be too sweet and this one is perfect in that area.


3.5
bus (4) - - JUL 25, 2017 does not count
Very nice, I like it a lot. I love porters, and this is a pretty nice one. Probably could use more of an initial appearance and aroma. It's nice to experience coffee notes from Hawaii. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
reebtogi (6277) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 21, 2017
355ml bottle pours a dark brown color with a finger of light beige head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is roasted grains, coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Taste is a light roasted grain and coffee bitterness with a chocolate malty sweetness. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Overall, a well crafted porter that is balanced and tasty.

4.1
drmet (965) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUL 18, 2017
L: -pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a medium,foamy,sand-coloured head S: -vanilla,plums,coffee,chocolate,licorice bread T: -coffee,licorice,umami,chocolate,plums, to medium bitterniss for the style F: -medium carbonation -light to medium body O: A really good Porter with more pronounced Coffee and Chocolate Notes.

3.8
pintbypint (3641) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 7, 2017
12oz bottle. Deep brown with deep orange highlights and a thin beige head that leavds good lacing. Big coffee nose, chocolatey and fudgey, caramel. Taste - bold coffee with chocolate/cocoa notes. A trace of minerals and coffee/dark roast acidity. Medium body. Coffee aftertaste. Just a solid coffee porter.

3.5
rikstar (2604) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2017
0,33l fles van de AH volgens mij donker bruin met een creme kraag, vrij droog met filterkoffie

3.3
beerstar88 (587) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 9, 2017
Das Bier heisst nicht umsonst Pipeline, Schwarz wie Öl im Glas, mit cremiger Schaumkrone. Süsslicher Röstmalz im Antrunk, starke Kaffeenoten im Körper + dunkle Schokolade sind schmeckbar.

2.8
Michael27 (1994) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 1, 2017
Aus der Flasche getrunken (Händlerlieferung). Fast schwarz mit schöner Schaumkrone. Die Kaffeenoten sind nicht zu stark ausgeprägt.

3.4
Ericular (1020) - Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2017
Mild root beer sweetness in aroma. Taste is also a bit atrifically sweet, decent coffee in the finish. High carbonation. OK but not great.

3.5
mjmoen (536) - - APR 22, 2017
C-. Pours a black color with khaki head. Too much coffee flavor for my taste.

3.2
cgreb (422) - Marburg, GERMANY - APR 22, 2017
Bottle - Black beer with off white head. Faint coffee and chocolate aroma. Flavour is malty, toffee and caramel notes. Sticky. Low carbonation.


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