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Ken Schmidt / Maui / Stone Kona Coffee Macadamia Coconut Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Ken Schmidt / Maui / Stone Kona Coffee Macadamia Coconut PorterKen Schmidt / Maui / Stone Kona Coffee Macadamia Coconut Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

319 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 202
Gots: 19 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-22-2009)
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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

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California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

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California

3/5  rDev -27.2%

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California

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11-16-2011 02:49:03 | More by jeezie
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Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.9%

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Pennsylvania

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AndyAvalanche

Massachusetts

4.97/5  rDev +20.6%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Duvel Tulip Style Glass. Beer pours out fairly close to black in color. When the liquid gets thinner it's sort of a cola color. A hard pour gives a thick foamy head that goes away fairly quickly. Not much in the lacing department, probably because it's been aged a bit, but this guy's been cellared properly! There is a ring of the head that stays the whole time.

Smell is amazing. A "wine swirl" sends a sweet then bitter combination of aromas. Sweet, very malty, sweet decadent and bitter chocolate (ore than I expected) then some coffee. Coconut is present, but more like coated in chocolate. I'm not talking Mounds bar here, I'm talking high class chocolatier chocolate. Not much in the way of hops here, but it doesn't need it.

Taste is effing amazing! Again, it's like a coconut chocolate while drinking a cup of black coffee, soooo good. A bit of toasiness and roastiness in the malt department. Slight bitterness in the finish, but more from the malts than hops I would say, not much of a hop flavor again.

Mouthfeel is superb. Silky smooth with an excellent carbonation feel. Such a delightful and sweet start with a crisp slightly bitter finish. The hops are detectable in the mouthfeel, just for a bitterness aspect. Sort of earthy, maybe even tropical because there's a slight coconut milky feel. Unbelievably drinkable, I wish this was a bomber, heck a 3 liter!

I've been awaiting this one for a looong time, I missed it when it first came out. If I had known how good it would be I would have done whatever I could to find it and stock up big time. Best collaboration beer from Stone so far.

Huge props to huadog for the trade, you're the man Russ!

10-25-2011 02:38:01 | More by AndyAvalanche
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chugalug06

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

A - Bodacious looking fluffy tan and brown creamy head. Lots of air and full of life! This brew is a wonderful looking brew, nice spotty lacing to boot. Brew is Wonderful dark brown color with lots of black and some slight red.

S - Maui CoCoNut Porter dominates, but there's also some nice nuttyness that comes out. Lots of chocolate and roasty (coffee) malts. A little nice sweetness comes out too. Only slight heat.

T - *Applause*. What great flavor. Super roastyness (coffee) and lots of robust flavor spewing out of this delightful brew! Lots of big coffee and nutty flavors along with great sweetness. However, by no means a sugar bomb...

M - Super. Mildly over carbonated, but still a wonderful feel. Brew is super silky and smooth on many levels. I'll be interested to see how this brew hold together in time. Zero heat in this one, other than in it's scent.

O - This brew absolutely COMES to life! I can feel myself sitting on the beaches of Maui as I sip it... Stone, Maui, and Ken Schmidt absolutely NAILED this brew. One of the best collaboration brews I've ever had... Thanks for a great trade and a killer brew a74gent. This one goes down super easy...

Beautiful Hawaiian girl too... http://alohaplenty.net/

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HuskyinPDX

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2.55/5  rDev -38.1%

12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A - A near black pour with a large, dark tan head.

S - Coffee and some Chocolate.

T - Dirt and coffee, also a slight metal taste.

D - Oily, but good carbonation.

O - I don't know if there was something wrong with this bottle, but it did not taste right.

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FosterJM

California

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477th review on BA
Bottle to tulip

Shared between GuruDel & ChurginDS before our SD road trip.

App- A gorgeous lucious brown with a nice 1 finger head to it. A little lace slides down the glass.

Smell- Opens nicely with some sweet flavors of malts, and of course the coconut. It has some duality of malts, with some roasted notes and even some burnt malts. The coffee notes were very tame.

Taste- Taste follows the nose almost to a T. The beer is very multi-layered and quite easy to slam it back, takes some control not to just pound the glass.

Mouth- Medium bodied but almost light, would have liked a little fuller feel. Medium carbonated as well.

Drink- I would like to drink this in the AM vs coffee if it was allowed. So tasty, easy to drink and flavorful. Well done collaboration.

05-19-2011 22:05:04 | More by FosterJM
Ken Schmidt / Maui / Stone Kona Coffee Macadamia Coconut Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
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