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RATINGS: 1321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigtaster (931) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 7, 2010
Dark, nice malt aromas. Definite coconut flavor that gives the beer a nice flair and a good mouth-feel to this porter.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cathcacr (647) - Oregon, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Cant say that theres a whole lot going on here. Appearance is the strongest point. Taste is somewhat generic or bland but inoffensive, a little breezy on the finish. Tasting blind I would have no idea what to make of this other than that its some kind of sweetened dark ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcox90 (2000) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 3, 2010
12 oz can courtesy of Secret Santa 09. Dark brown pour with a full creamy textured beige head. Head slowly recededs leaving random lace. Aroma is malt, chocolate and coconut. Palate is moderate in body with a smooth texture. Flavor is mild chocolate, malt with a bit of coconut. Unique and very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daleharshman (1061) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 1, 2010
12 ounce can from BevMo ($10.99 for 4-pack). Pours mostly black with big thick tan head. Aroma of chocolate fudge and cocoa powder, toasted coconut (yes, its there), and roasted malt tones. The flavor has more of that rich chocolate fudge, some coffee, and slightly burnt malt notes. Lightly sweet, but I did not get much coconut in the flavor which is unfortunate as I really like coconut. Feels on the light side -- I think there is room here for them to ramp up the ABV and make the thing heavier. And put more coconut in!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DarkBeerChick (155) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2010
Aroma is of coconut with a hint of molasses and chocolate. Dark brown in color with a tan head. Seems to be more carbonated and thinner than most other porters. Tastes of dark chocolate, coffee and a bit of coconut. A little bit of an alcohol start with a slightly hoppy finish. More bitter than I expected.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BarZigKin (511) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2010
12oz can from mom and dads trip to Maui. 1-inch tan head diminishes quickly with no lacing. Not black, maybe burnt toast colored. Roasty, toasty mild alcohol notes on the nose. Slightly sweet, toasted coconut up front and then chocolate malts. A nice, slight bitter coconutty finish leaves you wanting more. Coconut comes to the front as the beer warms up, never overpowering though. Creamy mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Alcohol present in the aroma, but none in the taste. Another great beer from Maui. Big thanks to my parents for the hookup.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zdk (1898) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2009
I did this beer the disfavor of drinking it from a plastic cup. Pours black with a tan head. Nose is chocolate and coconut. Taste is roasted malts, and again the sweet coconut comes through very nicely. Very drinkable and smooth. Excellent execution of a unique idea.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kevster (344) - Bradenton, Florida, USA - DEC 26, 2009
12 oz. Can: Pours a coffee black with a frothy tan head that leaves nice lacing. Has small hints of coconut in the aroma and chocolate flavor. Texture is creamy with a mild dry finish. Delicious!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2009
Pours from 12 oz can a dark cola brown with thick, foamy head. The nose is cocoa, roasted malt, and just a hint of coconut. The flavour is toasted malt up front with a touch of chocolate. There is the slightest touch of coconut in the finish, which is also quite dry. Definitely had that Mounds candy character going on, great porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
doboy (424) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2009
Compliments of That Pineapple Pickin Elf Celticbrew! Enjoyed with the original Reindeer Tamer DrBayern, Herbies replacement Uncle Tom, The Abomnible Beer Pimp Brian, and the two misfit newbies, Lawyer Bob and The Boy Wonder Chris. Mele Kalikimaka. The aroma is that of the toasted Coconut. I personally am not a Cocoanut fan, but this was appealing. Poured a dark brown color, and allowed some light through. The dark head disipated to the edges. Has a nice choco-coconut taste. Nice mouth feel.


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