CoCoNut Porter - Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)
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Reviews by UMNbeerhunter:
3.75/5 rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a Brooklyn Brewery snifter on 5/19/11.
Pours a beautiful black color with a carbonated light brown head that dissipates quickly leaving little lacing on the glass.
Smells of sweet roasted malts and tons of chocolate. Lots of hints of coffee, vanilla, and coconut are present as well. Wow what a wonderful smell.
Taste is of roasted malts and some coffee as well as some coconut flavors. Not as impressed with the beer as I would have thought.
Mouthfeel is light in weight and the resin leaves flavors of dark chocolates.
Overall this is a good brew but not great.
Serving type: can
05-20-2011 05:28:58 | More by UMNbeerhunter
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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
CoCoNut Porter from Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)
90 out of 100 based on 560 ratings.