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RATINGS: 1343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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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3.7
   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 (2283) - 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 (682) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - AUG 6, 2009
Excellent porter with twist of coconut. Pours a lovely dark brown with espresso foam. Chocolate and coconut tastes combine well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (6370) - Livermore, California, USA - AUG 3, 2009
Roasted aroma with coffee and chocolate. Some roasted coffee and chocolate flavors with only a hint of toasted coconut. It is dark brown in color with a disappearing tan head. An excellent all around porter.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerFanDan17 (1106) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - JUL 31, 2009
By far one of the best flavored porters. Yet, the coconut was not overpowering, just subtle. Nice, dark, creamy, and smooth with a mix of chocolate, toffee, and coffee. Great for breakfast too!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
antnee1515 (8) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 30, 2009 does not count
Just had this while visiting the Maui Brewing Co. on vacation, this porter is truly unique and exciting. Tastes almost like a Mounds chocolate bar -- yet you never seem to get tired of it and now, a week after vacation is over (and after tasting all that Maui and Kona Breweries offer) I find myself missing this beer the most.


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