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CoCoNut Porter - Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)

CoCoNut PorterCoCoNut Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

555 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 555
Reviews: 434
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.15%


Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub) visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drseamus on 01-21-2007)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 555 | Reviews: 434 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Stoneman78:
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Stoneman78

California

4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is a dense brown hue, thick layer of tan shaving cream-like head, minimal lacing

Smell is coffee and dark chocolate malts, roast and bready malts, light hint of earthy hops and booze

Taste is mostly roasted malts with a good dose of dark chocolate and coffee, earthy hops, a hint of actual coconut lingers on the edges of the palate especially during the bitter finish

Mouthfeel is thin-bodied, watery smooth texture, carbonation is pretty high and prickly here

Drinkability is fair, a great and unique porter with tones of coconut that accentuate the malt profile without being too overwhelming, very exciting but I wouldn't drink a whole lot of this at a time, strangely the alcohol seems stronger than it should be at 5.5%

Serving type: can

06-25-2008 07:46:31 | More by Stoneman78
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myouman

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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beepill

California

4.45/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I dont get why it says this beer is retired. I just bought a 4-pack at Foodland in Kapolei, Oahu, this morning. The canning date on the bottom says '121913' so its relatively newish. Anyways, just poured into a whiskey glass from my hotel room.

A - pours a black-brown with a thin head that dissipates rather rapidly. Held up to artificial light and does not shine through. Solid darkness.

S - coconuts, rum, deep maltiness, sugarcane. Coconuts are the dominant smell. This beer smells so awesome.

T - as smell influences taste, the above mentioned notes dominated the palate. This is real coconut to me. I let it warm to room temperature (which is about 75 degrees here in Kapolei at 8pm) and the flavors are really enhanced. In addition to the dominant Coconuttiness, toffee, coffee, and dark chocolate notes emerge.

M - light carbonation, which is good for the style. It is also very refreshing and feels lighter than many other porters, which goes hand in hand with the environment here.

O - a beautifully well done beer. I am glad i was able to get my hands on it. I havent seen thison the mainland in a couple of years and had only tried it once before at that. The coconut shines and adds a wonderful element to this beer. Highly rec if you can get it! I will be buying a few more packs to bring home to SF.

Serving type: can

02-02-2014 06:01:20 | More by beepill
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Axnjxn

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3.91/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Can poured into a tulip glass. No bottling date

Pours a black/very dark brown color with a thick beige head that leaves a nice foamy lace on the glass. on the nose i pick up roasted coffee malts that arent overpowering. unsure of what to expect still. Taste is intriguing... im not getting much coconut here. roasted malts and chocolate, but not that strong. its a quite unique taste actually. not in a bad way, im just not understanding the coconut name. the body is on the thicker side with a medium carbonation. pretty easy to drink as you cant detect any alcohol or bitterness.

overall this is definitely worth trying to see what you get out of it. i dont regret buying this and wouldnt turn down another one. just dont expect a coconut taste.

Serving type: can

05-27-2013 18:33:04 | More by Axnjxn
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CoCoNut Porter from Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)
90 out of 100 based on 555 ratings.