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Pipeline Porter - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,465 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1465
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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calcio360jrd

Florida

4.78/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This year batch, bottle poured into my DFH snifter.

I remember last year, seeing this bottle at the supermarket, and remembering how boring the other kona brewing beers were.

Saw that this one actually was brewed with kona coffee, decided to give it a try, and proceeded to by 6 pack upon 6 pack last year of pipeline. Glad to see it back again this year, and its arguably better. Wonderful roast coffee smells, but not burned coffee like a lot of lesser porters and stouts tend to have. Easy drinking, very smooth, a little thin i guess. After first smell, its hard not to think and rate this like a big 10% stout, it is only a 5.40% porter after all.

Now if kona can just improve on their regular lineup of other beers...

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2011 04:01:30 | More by calcio360jrd
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Pipeline Porter from Kona Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,465 ratings.