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Pipeline Porter - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,463 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1463
Reviews: 673
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%


Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Iguana on 10-11-2006)
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abeeronthebeach

Washington

3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Poured a very nice shade of charcoal brown while retaining a sudsy head of caramel-cream foam.

S - Booyaaa! I'm not a coffee drinker by any means, in fact I loathe the stuff, but this smelt damn good. Definitely smelling the beans, as well as the malty-roasty goodness you'd expect in a porter.

T - Lovely. Less coffee than on the nose which suits me down to the ground. Hardly any discernible alchol, yet was still rich and smokey. Not much variance between first sip and after taste, so couldn't attribute it great complexity.

M - Smooth, thick and nicely carbonated.

O - Honestly I thought this was a really solid brew. Tasty, nicely balanced coffee flavour and well measured carbonation and viscosity on the tongue. Nothing earth shattering here but this could well be my go-to beer while I'm on the Islands. Would definitely take 6 of these over 4 Maui CoCoNuts.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2013 11:43:14 | More by abeeronthebeach
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A:black body with very thin to no head.

S: sweet smokey hickory with mild bitter cocoa

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M: Clean and smooth easy to drink

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First I have to say is wow! Love this beer!

A - nothing special about the appearance which is the only thing wrong with this porter. Pours a typical perfect black color bot small brown head that fades quickly into a very small amount of lacing.

S - terrific with a sweet coffee and roasted malts!

T - almost perfect!! May be perfect!! Definitely into top two. Perfectly balanced for my taste buds sweet honey or caramel prevails with coffee undertones. Best porter I've ever tasted!!

M - full bodied and smooth! No lingering bitterness. Perfection!

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Pipeline Porter from Kona Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,463 ratings.