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Aloha B'ak'tun - Maui Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

115 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 115
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.73%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: harrymel on 02-19-2013)
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Reviews by TheAlamoWrocker:
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TheAlamoWrocker

Texas

3.16/5  rDev -6.2%

12 oz can poured into a pint glass. Reviewed August 12, 2013 at 0222.

A: Solid mocoa 2 fingered head. The head goes down to nothing very fast. Solid black body. Lacing slides down the glass and joins the body quickly.

S: Spicy malts appear first. Smell dissipates quite quickly after the head leaves. Light dark chocolate notes are all that remain within a minute.

T: Spiciness slightly bites as an end taste. Chile style dark chocolate lingers on the tongue. Smokiness appears as the drink warms up a bit.

M: This body appears especially thick. Light to medium carbonation.

O: No real coffee notes which I kinda wanted. The taste seems a bit unbalanced. It's an easy drink style brew because one would stop caring for it quite quickly. Far from Maui's best. Alcohol is hidden nicely if that convinces one to give it a try though. This is a knock back drink with a high price.

08-12-2013 07:26:28 | More by TheAlamoWrocker
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Tiernan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

05-10-2013 22:12:05 | More by Tiernan
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

3/5  rDev -11%

12-24-2013 07:27:19 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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Beaver13

Colorado

1.63/5  rDev -51.6%

12 oz can. Pours inky black with a medium pillowy brown head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is subdued - sweet and roasty chocolate malts and grains with some cinnamon.

The flavor is very off - cardboardy, mineral, vegetal malts with some roast and a hint of cinnamon and peppers. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and very watery.

Overall, I don't know if I got a bad sample, but this was subdued and off. I really like the chocolate chili beers, but this didn't have much to it.

05-01-2013 03:43:14 | More by Beaver13
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switzer

Oregon

3/5  rDev -11%

04-02-2014 03:26:51 | More by switzer
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

10-09-2013 00:23:51 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

06-20-2014 02:00:20 | More by Diggy
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lowgear

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-21-2013 23:07:11 | More by lowgear
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jheezee

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

08-29-2013 00:00:18 | More by jheezee
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Hardcore

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-25-2013 06:51:07 | More by Hardcore
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

11-07-2013 00:03:44 | More by Kegatron
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Kinsman

California

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

08-07-2014 03:29:05 | More by Kinsman
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GRG1313

California

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

06-01-2013 05:07:16 | More by GRG1313
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CrummyLuke

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

03-20-2014 14:35:49 | More by CrummyLuke
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.44/5  rDev +2.1%

A- Pours black with just a hint of light brown light seeping through the edges, fizzy dark tan head eventually disappears, leaving just a ring around the edges

S- lightly smoked roasted malt with a whiff of chocolate, slightly spicy with some peppery notes, some dry ash on the backend

T- smoky and ashy malt flavors up front eventually give way to some light chocolate notes. There are some spicy notes mid-palate, but can't pick out any cinnamon, slightly earthy and tangy notes are also noticed, typical of belgian style. The finish is dry and roast with just a trace of heat from the peppers.

M- medium-light body with high carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and finish, abv is is hidden quite well

0- this one was pretty good, I would have preferred more of an emphasis on the cinnamon and pepper. Worth a try but not the price

08-27-2013 02:04:38 | More by Treyliff
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev +5.3%

Another beer courtesy of the legendary woodychandler. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of chocolate, some spices. Taste is chocolate, some smokiness, a bit of spices, mild and easy drinking. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is a bit different and a solid beer.

08-22-2013 11:05:05 | More by tone77
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California

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

03-28-2013 19:12:51 | More by johnson3000
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California

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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smakawhat

Maryland

3.53/5  rDev +4.7%

Poured from the can into a snifter glass.

A mocha foamy head that makes about slightly more than a finger tall, settles and leaves a good collar of about 3mm. Very dark walnut black body, can hardly see through this at all. Pretty solid looking stout.

On the bouquet there is a little bit of roast character, with some dark chewy bread and sense of dark bakers chocolate. Not particularly spice as hinted from the ingredients and can listing. Still an interesting nose.

Palate is a little bit thin even to style. Roast character melds fine on the palate, but finishes a bit wet. Aftertaste is virtually un-noticeable. No sense of spices, chocolate that was hinted on the nose. I wish I could say more about the palate, but there's not much going on here.

Overall it's not a terrible beer, but for all the incredible spice and flavors it mentions it really doesn't come out to play. As for Belgian that's even a bigger surprise cause this hardly feels anything Belgian stout like at all (See de-Struise for Damnation III for a good one). This just feels like a standard roasty stout and one I could skip.

03-24-2013 00:06:44 | More by smakawhat
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Texas

3/5  rDev -11%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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North Carolina

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Aloha B'ak'tun from Maui Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.