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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Sure.. the scientists have published essays, the philosophers poems, the naysayers flyers.. but here at the center of the Maui Brewing micro-verse, we are publishing the ultimate in doomsday aloha – this year’s last canned seasonal, Aloha B’ak’tun! The word aloha conveys both greeting and goodbye in the Hawaiian language and B’ak’tun refers to the 3000+year cycle of the Mayan Calendar which is ending. This apocalyptic Belgian-style stout is brewed with Hawaiian chocolate, locally-grown chipotle chilies and cinnamon spice.

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3.1
Aubrey (3516) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - MAR 25, 2013
Great up front; thins out and dries out too much toward the finish. Chocolate flavors are on the weak side. Clove is a bit overdone. Chilies and cinnamon are nicely far in the background. I like the chocolate + chilies + cinnamon interplay, but I’m not so sure about the clove and the Belgian yeast. They just seem to be out of place and conflicting. Aside from all that, it’s a decent brew.

3.4
thorongil2 (3429) - , Ontario, CANADA - APR 8, 2014
(can) clear very dark brown colour with a tall brown head; aroma of roast, then bit of soy sauce, chocolate; dry, mild flavour

3.5
dfinney23 (3424) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Chocolatey with a hint of cinnamon but I get no hint of chipotle. What’s with all these beers I’ve had lately promising assorted chilies but showing little or no sign of them? Tasty but not worth the price of admission.

3.6
baraciisch (3387) - California, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Deep black in color with mahogany head... Roasted malt, dark chocolate aroma... Flavor is rich and thick, chipotle chilies prevalent up front with cinnamon on the palate... Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
Elwood (3347) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Serving: 12 oz. can from State Line Liquors. It pours black with slight ruddy highlights and a slim brown head. The nose is a odd mix of chipotle chilies, green peppers, and baker’s chocolate. The flavors follow suit with a slight earthiness coming in and a little mix of spices. Medium bodied with average carbonation a peppery finish. A little odd for my taste.

3.4
rougeau13 (3195) - Richmond, Texas, USA - APR 17, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2013 Almost black with a light brown head. Aroma of smoked chili peppers, anise, chocolate, and funky fruity yeast notes. Taste is woody with a little chocolate and full of chili pepper flavor without really being spicy. Medium bodied, lightly carbonated, and a touch dry. Everything about this is kind of mild, but there’s really no other complaint.

3.8
stravale (3145) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - NOV 16, 2013
Can from Beer Hive, Edinburgh [131113]
Jet black with a tan head
Aroma - dark sweet malts, chocolate, slight pepper, touch of smoke, dab of treacle
Taste of dark sweet malts, sweet rich dark chocolate, soft roasted malts, soft peppery heat, little spicy, dab of dark tangy fruits, good flavour
Palate - Medium carb and body, quite smooth. Finish of dark chcolate, fairly dry, some dark fruits, light lingering pepper heat
Overall - Nice stout, soft peppery heat with some good chocolate in there, nothing over done here

4.4
bpreo (2943) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2013
A truly unique and exceptionally fine tasting Stout from Maui Brew Co. It’s a Belgian Stout inspired by ancient Mayan culture. That means there is chocolate and spices added. An interesting combination from a Hawaiian brewery.

3.5
DCLawyer (2914) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2014 Can->Nonic. Black with huge frothy light brown head. Aroma: chocolate, malt, spice. Taste is bitter metallic, with cocoa, pepper, smoke. Thin but decent.

3.4
ABUSEDGOAT (2852) - California, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Black pour, tan head, decent lacing and retention. Aroma is roasty with notes of chocolate, caramel. Medium bodied, rich roasted flavor. A barrel aged imperial version of this would be fun.


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