Pipeline Porter | Kona Brewing Co.

very good
1,893 Ratings
Pipeline PorterPipeline Porter

Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Iguana on 10-11-2006

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Photo of IsaacmanTX
2.48/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Meh, Meh, Meh... unfortunately the deep brown body and light milky head are as far as I go in appreciating this beer. The smell leaves me searching, and trying again. Cola, possibly roasted malts and maybe some chocolate summarize my view of the main body of taste of this beer. I am NOT a fan, and found it dificult to finish my 4oz taster... in fact I think I didn't.

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Photo of BhamBeerLover
3.13/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Medium coffee and hop notes. Poor mouthfeel. Thin and uninteresting as far as coffee porter goes but would drink over bud light etc. In all honesty and in my opinion, probably not worth all the money it took to ship this all the way from Hawaii. Sorry guys at Kona. :(

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Photo of Locky
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of foxyaardvark27
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of tmars13
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of flyingmick
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of DonFrap
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of gcamparone
3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Samuel Adams pint glass. Purchased at Wakefield Liquors in Wakefield, RI

A - pours a dark brown, nearly black body with a cream-colored milky head. Medium-high retention, reduces fairly quickly

S- Slight toffee and coffee notes, could be a little more aromatic

T- Follows the nose. Lightly roasted coffee, slight chocolate flavor. Leaves a light roasted malt flavor on the tongue.

M- Very little carbonation, medium body

Overall, a run-of-the-mill porter. Nothing great but nothing bad. I expected more coffee and taste.

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Photo of Jeffani
5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of wac9
1.7/5  rDev -55.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

ovrall nothing to write home about i was told it went down smoothed but i dont think it , it has coffee in it could of fooled me this beers offers nothing to me this beers lacks everything no taste no moment of oh yes i must drink it all night or again but no skip it enjoy thier vannilla one this brings nothing to the table leave it in the car

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Photo of Beeradelphia
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Birdlegs
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of jjd315
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of tsm2011
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of jpd7374
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of gtermi
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of jik18
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of hickmancase
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Dave1999
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a rich dark brown With a decent sized tan colour head.

The smell is roasted malts and coffee.

The taste Is dark coffee and roasted malts.

The mouthfeel was a little on the thin side with medium carbonation.

Overall not perfect but a good coffee porter that I really enjoyed.

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Photo of EigenBeer
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Gregwa
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of JustinQ
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of BlakeL
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of h4ger
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of khirasaki
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Pipeline Porter from Kona Brewing Co.
3.81 out of 5 based on 1,893 ratings.
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