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RATINGS: 1317   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Coconut Porter is a classic robust porter spiced with all natural toasted coconut. It is black in color and crowned with a creamy, dark tan head. It begins with a malty-toasted-coconut aroma followed by a rich, silky mouthfeel with tastes of dark malt, chocolate, and hints of coffee. It then finishes with flavors of toasted coconut and hoppy spice to balance the finish.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hirigalzkar (3025) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2009
Bottle. Too thin to be able to control all the flavors (chocolate, coconut, coffee etc). Fuuny but not really a good porter.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Icommonsewer (125) - TUCSON, Arizona, USA - SEP 15, 2009
Of all the beers in the world that I have tased, I have never before given one a perfect score. This brew has made me a believer... and ITS FROM A CAN!?!? The most satisfying, balanced, rich and flavorful beer in the world (so far). Obviously, one should be a Porter fan to fully appreciate this brew. If youre a Belgian or Lager fan, dont waste your time, this is not for you.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
solsticebrew (61) - USA - SEP 9, 2009
Can, Honolulu. As my favorite beer in Hawaii as well as my favorite brewer, I am going to keep it short. I love this beer. It is so creamy I like to drink it with ice cream. I am going to do a better rating later, for right now, I just want to enjoy this wonderful, unique beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2009
From the Can at the GABF Colorado Convention Center, Denver 10/10/2008 Fruit aroma. Black and rich on the palate with some alcohol present. Sweet coconut flavoured finish.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - AUG 16, 2009
Can. Finally I get my hands on one! Pours a cola-like dark ruby with a one-finger tan head. Leaves little to no lacing. Nose is awesome! Toasted coconut flakes, pina colada, loads of milk chocolate candies, brown sugar, vanilla ice cream, Vermont maple syrup. Taste is coconut chocolate candies up front and then moves to Kona coffee. Palate is a letdown though- sort of like seltzer water. I guess Im spoiled by Cigar Citys coconut brown ales.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
barncatmatt (2281) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2009
12 oz can from bhensonb. pours black with a tan head. the coconut is well integrated into the aroma and flavour. the base beer is robust for a porter and very well made. this would be a fantastic porter with out the coconut and as is its still very good. i hate coconut but i like this. thx bill!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scoth (671) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2009
Can. Pours dark coffee brown, with a medium khaki head, very fine lacing. Smells of espresso, chocolate, coconut, toffee and some floral hop notes. Medium bodied, smooth and velvety, with a crisp finish. Rich chocolate and coconut flavor, with some notes of plum and citrus. Well balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2009
12 oz. can on 8/12/09. Pours dark brown, light tan head. Little frother head that doesnt last. Amazing dark toasted coconut aroma.with sweet caramel background, possibly touch of coffee. Very smooth, medium bodied. Light sweetness up front, then just the slightest bitter balance. Amazing chocolate and toasted coconut finish. A bit lively on the tongue, but great overall.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 10, 2009
12 oz can. Coconut and chocolate malts on the nose with some toasted malt and toasted coconut as well. Pours dark brown thin off white head. Mild coconut flavor with chocolate malts, toasted malts, with a creamy mouthfeel. Pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
greig (253) - Hamilton, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 8, 2009
I must be due a bad beer soon, I seem to have nothing but good uns lately. The trend continues. This is a work of art. Subtle, woody notes blend with the obligatory chocolate, and the coconut is present only as a teasing flavour. I imagine the temptation in brewing a coconut porter would be to pile on the coconut. It has been resisted and the beer is all the better for it. Just delicious.


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