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Pipeline Porter - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,533 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,533
Reviews: 676
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 40
Gots: 71 | FT: 2
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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4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-26-2014 21:33:35 | More by ChrisFurlowLSU
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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

06-26-2014 18:56:02 | More by huntermop
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Nkeymba

Indiana

5/5  rDev +31.6%

06-24-2014 02:50:35 | More by Nkeymba
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SensorySupernova

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

06-22-2014 16:02:33 | More by SensorySupernova
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California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-21-2014 17:14:11 | More by Chritter
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Necronomad

Switzerland

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-19-2014 21:00:20 | More by Necronomad
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timlyon

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

06-18-2014 03:00:29 | More by timlyon
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ath1220

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-16-2014 22:03:32 | More by ath1220
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appetiteforparis

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-16-2014 15:53:47 | More by appetiteforparis
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creepinjeeper

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-15-2014 16:17:15 | More by creepinjeeper
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budgood1

Minnesota

3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

pours out an opaque black colour with a creamy looking thin head. wispy lace. aroma of dark roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate and nougat. the taste pretty much follows suit, with bitter black malts and coffee dominating the flavour profile. the combination of these throws off lots of residual choco notes. there is a hoppy aspect to this porter that seems reasonable and appropriate. a light bitter finish and lingering coffee flavour round things out. classic porter body and acrid mouthfeel. nice drinkability, seems to hit the spot on a rainy June evening.

overall a tasty coffee infused porter, striking a balance between malts and java. i definitely will revisit this in the winter months. recommended.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 22:22:38 | More by budgood1
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-09-2014 13:31:07 | More by paulys55
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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SoleBriety

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -21.1%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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midlifec

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-28-2014 22:27:53 | More by midlifec
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matjack85

Illinois

4.71/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I bought this at the Jewel/Osco store in Glendale Heights, IL as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99, making this single bottle $1.67. It has a freshness date on it of Aug,13, 2013, but it doesn't say if that's a born on date or an expiration date. I'm hoping the former as this is already May of 2014.

The beer poured a really dark brown color and made a 1½-finger tan head that lasted several minutes. Lacing was decent.

The beer smelled like roasted malts and coffee.

This is an absolutely delicious porter. Lots of dark roasted malt flavors combined with caramel sweetness, 100% Kona coffee, and bittersweet dark chocolate. There is also just a touch of hop bitterness in the finish.

Smooth with a light to medium body and a medium amount of carbonation.

This has moved into my favorite beers list. I'll be going back for full 6-packs in the future.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 18:55:41 | More by matjack85
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Alaska

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-25-2014 23:48:10 | More by SitkaSteve
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Pegasus

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Opaque amber, with a small tan head, which retains well, with thin, scattered lacing.

Aroma: Strong roasted coffee dominates the aroma, as well as some cocoa and a little molasses.

Taste: The taste opens with roasted coffee, Bitter cocoa, and toasted malt. As the taste progresses, the coffee carries the taste, and the cocoa and toasted malts offer support. There is also a mild undercurrent of sweetness. The taste is remarkable consistent throughout. Finishes with a lingering coffee note.

Mouth feel: Smooth, and full, with soft carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: Very solid and drinkable, well-made.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce brown glass long neck bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Serving type: bottle

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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

05-21-2014 12:35:28 | More by mklisz
Pipeline Porter from Kona Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,533 ratings.