CoCoNut Porter - Maui Brewing Co.
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Reviews by hopfacebrew:
3.63/5 rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from can to a pint glass. No date I could locate on the can to indicate packaging or freshness.
A - The beer pours a deep dark brown color. I'd call it black if not for the brown edges when held to the light. A nice 2 finger milk chocolate colored head with very good retention and lacing. The head slowly fades to a thick film that lasts throughout and leaves gobs of lacing.
S - A strong roasted malt presences: black patent roast, coffee, chocolate tones. The coconut isn't as dominant as expected and provides a nice compliment in toasty character to the roasted malts. Nice well-balanced nose.
T - Similar to the nose in that the first flavors are the roasted malts on the tongue. Immediately the roast is paired with a malty sweetness and a mild bitterness. The coffee and chocolate malt character develops in the middle. It's not until the back end that the coconut flavor develops. The beer finishes with a lingering roast flavor complimented with a light light coconut toast.
M - Medium carbonation and medium bodied.
O - A good offering from Maui Brewing. I think the flavors somewhat struggle within the beer to really blend to a cohesive flavor. It's good but could be great. I'd still happily put a few down there for something different than the usual Porter.
Serving type: can
03-27-2012 13:35:50 | More by hopfacebrew
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4.13/5 rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Appearance – A super dark brown/black color with a nice thick tan head and light wet lacing.
Smell – Roasted malt, with a hint of sweet coconut.
Taste – Taste is similar to the smell, but also includes hops.
Mouthfeel –Lightly carbonated, smooth, and creamy, with a mild hoppy aftertaste.
Drinkability – The coconut is mild, and I think even people that don’t like coconut would enjoy this. It’s goes down easy, and is a great effort from Hawaii. Another reviewer said this would go well with angel food cake and I think he’s right.
Serving type: can
07-27-2014 04:21:51 | More by Falcon91Wolvrn03
CoCoNut Porter from Maui Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,038 ratings.