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CoCoNut Porter - Maui Brewing Co.

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CoCoNut PorterCoCoNut Porter

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1,796 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,796
Reviews: 824
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 145
Gots: 151 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TurdFurgison on 03-12-2007

30 IBU
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Ratings: 1,796 | Reviews: 824
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3.64/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Maui Brewing 'CoCo Nut Porter' @ 6.0% , served from a couple of 355 ml can purchased for $3.20 each

A-pour is cola brown from the can to a dark brown in the glass with some ruby red peeking thru a small tan head leaving a minimal lace along the pint

S-hints of coconut

T-bad tasting porter , just not a fan of coconut , tad dry on the swallow

MF-pop like carbonation , feels full bodied

Ov-poor beer , bad porter , should be a one & done

prost LampertLand

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 fl oz. can, with canned on aloha date 01/06/2014 printed on the bottom of the can. My first encounter with this beer and this brewery, generously provided as an extra from Texan 956. Excited to have this beer; the premise sounds lovely.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a dark milk chocolate brown; nearly opaque in the glass with some cola color showing near the edges. Two fingers of creamy khaki-chocolate head with some nice scattered lacing. Head is very fully and creamy. Looks very nice.

S - The smell is pretty standard for the style, but still nice. Not really pulling any distinct coconut aromas from this. Mostly all milk chocolate, lactose / cream, mild toffee / marshmallow fluff, and dark barley / coffee roast. Smells nice, but it could be better.

T - Taste follows the nose - creamy milk chocolate, vanilla, cream, lactose sugars. Still not pulling any distinct coconut out of this, but it sure is delicious. Light to moderate bitterness / roast.

M - The feel is silky smooth, fluffy, and creamy. Medium bodied with excellent carbonation. A very lovely texture, and dangerously drinkable.

Overall, a delicious beer, but I clearly wouldn't know this was brewed with actual coconut without being told. As far as porters go however, the beer is delicious, and I would absolutely have this again if it was available to me. More coconut wouldn't hurt though, just sayin.

Maui Brewing CoCoNut Porter ---4/5.

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2.92/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3


For a beer that runs over $9 for a 4 pack, i was expecting this to blow me away. It didn't.

It's about a middle of the road porter. Not much going on. Nothing there to positively distinguish itself from others in its price range.

I got Zero coconut hints, aromas, or flavor. Nothing. Zip. Zilch. Nada.

The mouthfeel is light and the flavor is very subdued in a bland way.

Not a fan, especially for the price.

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 04-30-2014
Freshness: Canned 12-09-2013
Packaging: 12 oz. can
Glassware: Mug
Purchased: Single from Let's Pour mailorder

Black and opaque beer, capped with 2 fingers of tan head. Lacing and head retention are fair.

The nose has sweet, chocolate maltiness — toasted malts and milk chocolate. I also get some coconut but not a lot.

The taste is overall sweet, but not cloying. Flavors include roasted malts, chocolate, and a little coconut. There's also an earthy hop component, but there's hardly any bitterness at all. Very pleasant tasting overall

Mouthfeel has low carbonation and a medium body. The finish leaves you with sweetness of malts and chocolate.

Overall a delicious porter from Maui Brewing

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3/5  rDev -24.4%

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3/5  rDev -24.4%

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CoCoNut Porter from Maui Brewing Co.
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