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CoCoNut Porter - Maui Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,116 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,116
Reviews: 405
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.15%
Wants: 123
Gots: 96 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
30 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-18-2007)
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Twelve ounce can.

A: Pours a dark brown with reddish highlights under a solid 1" thick mocha head which lingers before settling to a thin cap and leaves splotchy lace.

N: Roast, malts, mild chocolate, very faint coconut (could be power of suggestion) and vanilla.

T: Dark bittersweet chocolate, vanilla and roasted malts with a hint of toasted coconut on warming.

M: Moderate body and medium carbonation. Smooth, creamy, roasty finish.

O: Expecting lots more coconut here, but still a decent porter.

wethorseblanket, Aug 18, 2014
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Brandiwolf, Aug 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

I wanted to drink some taste of the islands that I have been to several times because I love COCONUT. This was a great porter. Creamy and rich, but just one problem. It didn't taste like coconut very much. I was looking forward to some good coconut taste because it's hard to find any coconut beer. The other great coconut beer that was brewed by Goose Island Bourbon County Stout w/ Coconut is only limited release and only in Chicago! I've seen people selling bottles of that or $100!
Overall taste- This is a great beer that after it warms a little has just a tad of coconut after taste
but instead of just putting more into what it says on the label and picture into the actual taste a lot more people would buy this niche beer.

Drogon, Aug 15, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -3.8%

I poured a can into a pint glass.

Appearance- Dark brown color with two fingers worth of tan head. Loads of foamy lacing.

Smell- Roasted malt aroma with hints of chocolate.

Taste- Roasted malt flavor with notes of chocolate and toffee. Tiniest hint of coconut.

Mouthfeel- Full bodied and smooth.

Overall- Overall a pretty good beer, but I was a little disappointed in this. I was expecting more coconut flavor from a beer with "coconut" in it's name.

scratch69, Aug 13, 2014
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CoCoNut Porter from Maui Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,116 ratings.