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CoCoNut Porter - Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)

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CoCoNut PorterCoCoNut Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

560 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 560
Reviews: 434
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 115
Gots: 62 | FT: 3
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)
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

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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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

05-08-2013 04:39:29 | More by tommyguz
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RandyPuckett

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

04-30-2013 03:06:25 | More by RandyPuckett
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Boilerfood

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

04-29-2013 23:02:13 | More by Boilerfood
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cuy50

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

04-20-2013 19:26:21 | More by cuy50
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WritersBlock

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

04-04-2013 19:46:49 | More by WritersBlock
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theleechster

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

04-03-2013 01:10:23 | More by theleechster
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JohnBender

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-27-2013 00:26:50 | More by JohnBender
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surfrogue1

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

03-25-2013 02:28:07 | More by surfrogue1
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zac16125

South Carolina

4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz can into a pint glass
no born or best before date

A: Pours an opaque black with 2 plus fingers width of bubbly, light mocha colored head. Decent retention, but leaves only a small amount of lacing.

S: Toasted coconut is there, which is real nice, but there is also an acrid almost sour note that is bizarre and pretty prominent. Some roasted malt is there as well. I also get a dry, somewhat musty aroma like brown cardboard. Really a pretty strange aroma, but for some reason I kind of like it.

T: Again a bit odd. Initial taste is reminiscent of what I think licking a cardboard box would taste like. Once I get past that, some traditional porter flavors come out like roasted malt and rich dark chocolate. Toasty coconut is there, as well, although not as prominent as I hoped. Different, but again, I find myself drawn to the strange conglomerate of flavors.

M/D: Smooth, appropriately low carbonation, thicker than I anticipated for the style. Moderate drinkability. Really nice mouthfeel for a standard porter.

O: Overall, kind of a strange brew. Didnt think much of it at first, but it really grew on me as I slowly drank it. I would drink this again, but wouldnt go out of my way to obtain it.

Serving type: can

03-17-2013 18:46:19 | More by zac16125
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kmahe

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-11-2013 01:10:45 | More by kmahe
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

02-26-2013 11:56:41 | More by drummermattie02
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RudnicsMEB

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

02-25-2013 03:32:43 | More by RudnicsMEB
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

02-23-2013 03:34:18 | More by Dave_Treat
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Metatron6

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

02-15-2013 20:05:18 | More by Metatron6
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DanW


3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

02-09-2013 03:58:24 | More by DanW
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Lynn1451

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

01-16-2013 19:59:01 | More by Lynn1451
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pukahi91

Hawaii

4/5  rDev -1%

01-06-2013 03:05:51 | More by pukahi91
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atoulouk

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

12-06-2012 20:27:16 | More by atoulouk
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IronDjinn

Alberta (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to my friend Paul for hooking me up with a can of this. From a 355 ml can, it pours out a deep dark brown hue, not quite opaque there are translucent cola highlights when held to direct light. Massive head on the pour, took 3 attempts to empty the can and fill the glass, presenting a loose bubbled mocha head that slowly settles to a frothy thin cap.

Sweet and toasty malt up front in the aroma, some faint roasty notes, as well as some toasted coconut.

Dark toasty malt up front in the flavour, some sweetness before the toasted coconut appears and tends to remain most prominent towards the finish. Dry, rather cocoa-like finish and aftertaste, with faint coconut also lingering on.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied on the lighter end of the spectrum, somewhat slick texture although with decent attenuation, and some moderate carbonation.

Things lean towards the sweeter end of things, although that may be expected due to the presence of the coconut, however the malt could have balanced it out some more. I'm not complaining though, I enjoyed this stuff and will seek out some more when the opportunity arises.

Serving type: can

11-09-2012 03:56:53 | More by IronDjinn
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -25.7%

11-06-2012 19:22:05 | More by cfalovo97
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shelby415

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1%

10-29-2012 07:03:35 | More by shelby415
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

10-25-2012 02:46:55 | More by t0rin0
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BillHilly

Washington

4/5  rDev -1%

10-22-2012 00:21:43 | More by BillHilly
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ExtraStout

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I bought a 4-pack of cans of this at a grocery store in Maui about 3 miles from the brewery.

Beer Facts: 6.0% ABV, 30 IBU's, made with Cascade & Columbus hops.

It begins with a malty-toasted coconut aroma followed with a taste of dark malt, chocolate and hints of coffee. It finishes with flavors of toasted coconut and hoppy spice for balance. The only improvement I would like to see would be making it less "thin bodied" but given where the majority of this stuff is consumed, it is just right.

Serving type: can

10-21-2012 22:44:02 | More by ExtraStout
CoCoNut Porter from Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)
90 out of 100 based on 560 ratings.