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Pipeline Porter - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,536 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,536
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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sansho

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-08-2013 22:02:17 | More by sansho
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iemailjack

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-08-2013 03:44:54 | More by iemailjack
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TX-Badger

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-08-2013 02:53:41 | More by TX-Badger
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beergoot

Colorado

4.28/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very dark brown body, almost black, with a nice tan head on top. Strong roasted coffee and charred grain aroma; burnt toast. Silky smooth sweetness tames the coffee and roasted grain flavors; bittersweet chocolate; subdued hop bitterness. Medium-body, clean, smooth and sugary feel; a tad too much carbonation.

A really rich and flavorful porter, loaded with tons of coffee and chocolate tastes. Everything seems to fall together nicely with the exception of a slightly over-carbonated feel, but that's such a minor thing in the grand scheme of things. It's the well-put together malts, coffee, and hops that make this a great little porter, and these are the flavors that will stick with you. Delicious!

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 01:08:57 | More by beergoot
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Kuongming

California

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

01-07-2013 04:21:12 | More by Kuongming
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JHendu

Florida

2/5  rDev -47.4%

01-07-2013 01:45:09 | More by JHendu
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deweese

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

01-06-2013 22:03:40 | More by deweese
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

01-06-2013 02:59:30 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-06-2013 01:47:21 | More by Kopfschuss
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apf

Utah

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-06-2013 01:28:16 | More by apf
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Braz

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-05-2013 22:14:35 | More by Braz
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

01-05-2013 20:47:12 | More by Hellpop65
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tmm313

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-05-2013 13:44:45 | More by tmm313
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.1%

01-05-2013 06:12:57 | More by Hopstout
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

01-04-2013 21:12:31 | More by Keith_R
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Thin black body that is almost completely opaque, tan that barely rose. Maybe and just maybe 1/10".

Smell: Light coffee and dark chocolate scent that already smells sweet.

Taste: Bitter chocolate combined with a light espresso feel makes this beer a easy go to.

Mouth: Medium carbonation that feels somewhat light. Bitter-sweet after-taste hard to dislike.

Overall: Pretty good brew. Does the job right after dinner. Not the best porter I have had but then again it wasn't designed to be. Drink up and enjoy, Salud!

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2013 03:13:39 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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CDGoin

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-03-2013 00:14:06 | More by CDGoin
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throwerbri

Oregon

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-02-2013 16:35:06 | More by throwerbri
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brownechris


4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

01-02-2013 03:25:56 | More by brownechris
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skome

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-01-2013 03:15:29 | More by skome
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +31.6%

01-01-2013 01:54:06 | More by KC9LDB
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Marq18

Virginia

3.38/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Poured dark brown, almost black. Medium, tan head.

S- Smells of slight hazelnut and light roasted malt

T- Nice roasted coffee, light on chocolate, and a little boozy

M- Nice medium body and medium carbonation.

OK stout, would prefer a thicker more full feel. Nice, roasted malt flavor.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 21:47:35 | More by Marq18
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312HopBomb

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown appearance lets little light shine through. Very little carbonation and no lacing.

Nice coffee and dark raosted malt aroma with some brown sugar. No noticable hop aroma.

Coffee is not as pronounced as one would expect from the nose. Roasted char comes through but not overbearing and just right for the style. Coffee comes through a bit more as this warms. Just a touch of residual sweetness with dark chocolate on the finish.

Mouthfeel is slick and oily and I can see little oil slicks apparently from the coffee which contributes to the lack of head I would guess. Light carbonation, creamy and smooth.

Overall a decent porter from a new brewery at least in my neck of the woods.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 21:21:25 | More by 312HopBomb
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kerry4porters

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +25%

12-31-2012 18:57:18 | More by kerry4porters
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Sipchue

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-29-2012 14:03:02 | More by Sipchue
Pipeline Porter from Kona Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,536 ratings.