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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A brown porter that’d be a great beer on its own is even better with a subtle toasted coconut character that complements the dark grains wonderfully. A complex and exotic potion that’s an easy drinking, refreshing tropical elixir.

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2.8
AWISLguy (3016) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 27, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Jensen Beach. Pours a reddish brown with a white head leaving a bit of streaky lace. Aroma has ... caramel. Maybe a bit of earth and tabasco. Taste is of sweet caramel, brown sugar and peat, with more earthiness. Oysters? Some alcohol. Not stellar. Old bottle??

3.4
blipp (9168) - La Mesa, California, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours brown with a beige head. Lighter roasted malts, hints of coconut, and some moderate chocolate sweetness. Pretty good.

3.2
BeerandBlues2 (13210) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear black with ruby/brown highlights and a large, foamy beige head, medium-long retention with light lacing. Aroma is roasted, nutty, and chocolate malt, coconut, woody and earthy hops, and dates/figs. Flavor is lightly sweet dark malt, coconut, light hops and medium bitterness, dark fruit notes, and a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

3.1
gnoff (10226) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2017 First rating
12 fl oz from Total Wine & More, Clearwater, FL. BB 01/16/14, sampled oin January 22, 2014.
Clear dark ruby red color, to black, fluffy brown head. Sweet, coconut scent. Sweet, malty, roasted taste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness. Sweet aftertaste.
7/4/6/2/12=3.1

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Draught at Longhorn Steakhouse in Palm Harbor, on Sunday January 29, 2017.
Clear dark brown color, tan head. Roasted, malty scent. Malty, a bit metallic taste. Grainy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
6/4/6/3/12=3.1

3.4
radagast83 (8006) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Brought to VA from FL by a dear friend. Poured a dark brown color with a medium sized tan head. Aroma was some dark chocolate notes. Flavor was some processed coconut notes. Flavor was light chocolate notes, coconut. Creamy notes, nice roasted malts.

4.5
KnowThyBeer (26) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Strong coffee and nutty aromas. Beautiful dark color. High carbonation. Doesn’t hit your palate like a porter. Very gentle delivery. Cocoa, coffee, coconut, vanilla. Smooth, smooth finish.

3.7
AdamT (268) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2013
12oz bottle from Brewmasters. Dark amber hue with off-white mostly diminishing fizzy head. Virtually no lacing. Heavy malt & coffee on the nose. Moderate chocolate malt up front with a hint of coconut on the finish, mostly malt though. Fizzy carbonation on the palate. I thought this was pretty good!

3.8
jhp40219 (449) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 4, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with amber hues. Large head that faded to a ring of bubbles fairly quickly. Spotty lacing that slid down into the beer. Aroma and taste of coconut, chocolate, coffee, caramel, and toasted grain. Very nice sweet taste without being too sweet or candy like. Full body, creamy texture, moderate carbonation, dry bitter finish of toasted coconut and malt. Very nice! The inspiration of my next homebrew!

3.3
S_Side_Smitty (766) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Pours cola brown in color with a thick light tan head. Aroma is heavy roasted malts and light coffee. Taste is coffee, a little chocolate sliding into a easy malty finish - can’t really find the coconut, unless it is supplying some smoothness. Not super complex, but pleasant.

3.2
alexsdad06 (10268) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle shared by b3shine at Jason’s Stone tasting. Pours a clear brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted coconut, mild chocolate, lighter roast, mild earthy bitterness. OK for what it is.


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