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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
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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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3.2
zoucrew102 (2154) - - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle, thanks to my brother! Roasty aroma with notes of chocolate and subtle hints of coconut. Pours very dark brown with a thin tan head and decent lacing. Roasted malt character up front with a hint of chocolate. Finishes clean and dry with the coconut flavor showing up subtly at the end. Pretty good, but could use more coconut.

3.3
bigguns22 (805) - Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2014
A good beer but not great needs more coconut. Pour is dark brown with a small cream color head. A very nice aroma that is more porter then anything but it has so great milk chocolate flavor but still more coconut please.

2.5
Stephane_Houle (229) - - MAY 31, 2014
Apparence: D’une couleur noir, elle est coiffée d’une mousse ordinaire d’une courte durée. Bonne effervescence, difficile à dire pour la taille des bulles. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont des notes de malt rôtie qui dominent. On peut également sentir le coconut, mais subtile. Saveurs: Plus légère que j’aurais cru. C’est le malt rôtie qui domine. Ensuite, c’est l’effervescence qui embarque. Manque de coconut. Fiche technique : Style: Porter Format: 12 oz

3.6
jdb288 (584) - Wake Forest, North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours murky brown/black with little to no head. Aroma is coconut, misc. nuttiness, slight caramel/cocoa notes. Taste is combination of those with some faint espresso notes. Really like this guy. Opens up while it warms. Nice use of coconut - subtle but present.

2.8
AWISLguy (3375) - 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 (9790) - 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 (13872) - 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 (11069) - Göteborg, 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 (8533) - Arlington, 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.


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