Coconut Hiwa Porter | Maui Brewing Co.

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Coconut Hiwa PorterCoconut Hiwa Porter

Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly CoCoNut Porter

A robust dark ale with hand-toasted coconut & hints of mocha.

30 IBU

Added by TurdFurgison on 03-12-2007

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Poured from 12 oz can into shaker pint.

A: Pitch black with frothy 2 or 3 finger tan head. Fair amount of lacing.

S: Roasted malts, dark chocolate, espresso, and coconut.

T: Flavors are dominated by roasted malts with an almost smokey quality to them. Coconut is apparent but not as big as I was hoping for.

M: Full bodied without being heavy or thick. True to the porter style. Finish is quite dry.

O: A solid porter and the addition of coconut just makes it that much more enjoyable. I think this could easily be adapted to an oatmeal stout and barrel aged. Now that would be an amazing brew.

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A: Black with a creamy brown head.

S: Toasted coconut, roasted malt, and dark chocolate in the nose.

T: Roasted malt, then coconut, dark chocolate and coffee in the finish. Really tasty.

M: Medium bodied and a bit smooth.

O: Definitely recommended. I like the blend of coconut and dark roasty flavors.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I dont get why it says this beer is retired. I just bought a 4-pack at Foodland in Kapolei, Oahu, this morning. The canning date on the bottom says '121913' so its relatively newish. Anyways, just poured into a whiskey glass from my hotel room.

A - pours a black-brown with a thin head that dissipates rather rapidly. Held up to artificial light and does not shine through. Solid darkness.

S - coconuts, rum, deep maltiness, sugarcane. Coconuts are the dominant smell. This beer smells so awesome.

T - as smell influences taste, the above mentioned notes dominated the palate. This is real coconut to me. I let it warm to room temperature (which is about 75 degrees here in Kapolei at 8pm) and the flavors are really enhanced. In addition to the dominant Coconuttiness, toffee, coffee, and dark chocolate notes emerge.

M - light carbonation, which is good for the style. It is also very refreshing and feels lighter than many other porters, which goes hand in hand with the environment here.

O - a beautifully well done beer. I am glad i was able to get my hands on it. I havent seen thison the mainland in a couple of years and had only tried it once before at that. The coconut shines and adds a wonderful element to this beer. Highly rec if you can get it! I will be buying a few more packs to bring home to SF.

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Coconut Hiwa Porter from Maui Brewing Co.
3.98 out of 5 based on 2,298 ratings.
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