OBP Toasted Coconut Porter | Thomas Creek Brewery

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96 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thomas Creek Brewery
South Carolina, United States
thomascreekbeer.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mikesgroove on 08-16-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
96
pDev:
19.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 96 |  Reviews: 22
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.76/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vande
3.17/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jason_cs
3.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DSnow85
4.2/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great smell taste is easy and smooth

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Photo of Bluerabbitbell
3.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorZombies
4.41/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Dark amber/ruby brown pour from 12 oz bottle into SAPP with thin beige head; chocolate and coconut aromas - coconut becomes more pronounced as liquid warms; lite porter/malt with coconut flavors; lite, crisp mouthfeel; very good, lite and refreshing, and there is coconut here!

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Photo of KevinL
2.67/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

A - Caramel brown, with hints of amber/red along the edges of the glass. Minimal head that quickly recedes.
S - Minimal smell, a bit of toasty malt coming through, no coconut at all
T - Malty, toasty flavor. Hints of coconut, but nothing coming through strongly
M - Highly carbonated, on par with a soda
O - Not quite what I expected, might fit better as a brown ale than a porter. Not thick or creamy in any way, not terribly dark, and very little coconut coming through

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1.15/5  rDev -65.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Stay away from this "beer"!

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2.91/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mmink27
3.01/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +20.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Lordhelmit
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Just like another review said, it poured with soda-like fizz. In fact, identical to a coke in color and fizziness. Head disappeared quickly. It feels like a soda too it is so carbonated. Nose is not very strong smells vanilla-ish. Taste is similar. Not too impressed.

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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2.92/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of biker30x
1.66/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Holy Moses this stuff is wretched.

First, there is no "there" there. It pours with the fizz of a soda, a dark watery bubble fest. But where's the coconut? Not on the nose, nor the first sip. Maybe if you deep-inhale its there? Or maybe i just wanted it to be. Caramel and smoke (hints more than assertions) are more chemical than flavorful.

I felt the need to apologize to my sink as I bid this one farewell.

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.36/5  rDev +1.5%

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OBP Toasted Coconut Porter from Thomas Creek Brewery
Beer rating: 3.31 out of 5 with 96 ratings