Pipeline Porter | Kona Brewing Co.

Pipeline PorterPipeline Porter
BA SCORE
65.3%
Liked This Beer
3.8 w/ 1,899 Ratings
Pipeline PorterPipeline Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States
konabrewingco.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Iguana on 10-11-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,009
Reviews:
738
Ratings:
1,899
Liked:
1,240
Avg:
3.8/5
pDev:
11.84%
Alströms:
3.97
 
 
Wants:
73
Gots:
259
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,899 |  Reviews: 738
Photo of Dovers
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brocktune
3.64/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KAP72
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kevinpitts
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of valkyre65
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heymikew
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gphelps70
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of miwestcoaster
3.67/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billybob
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

pours a very dark brown a head that just covered the beer and the small amount of lace that quickly faded away. aromas of roasted malt and coffee. slight roasted malt taste and like drinking cold fresh lightly brewed coffee and light mouthfeel. overall I would pass on this one.

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Photo of Beernoobie
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bwbetts
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JonnyCastle
4.33/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
4.27/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the tap into a 20 OZ mug at the Taco Mac in Atlanta, GA. The appearance is a dark brown to black color with a small tan head. The aroma is roasted malt and a little coffee. The taste was more coffee driven. I really enjoyed this beer.

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Photo of Chivvyshirt
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wasted_Youth
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HorseheadsHopHead
4.19/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

L: Black with dark brown highlights. Brown head with minimal retention, and some spotty lacing.

S: Very pleasant robust coffee, with a backdrop of sweet dark chocolate, toasted to almost burnt bread, and some caramel.

T: Nicely balanced dark toasted, almost burnt bread, and medium-roast robust coffee, along with chocolate, burnt sugar, and caramel pushing some sweetness in.

F: The lighter side of medium. Moderate carbonation. A bit lacking, but drinkability is very high.

O: I really like this. Most coffee porters and stouts are way too bitter, sweet, thick, or strong to drink more than one or two of at a time. This is refreshing and I feel like I could easily crush a six pack. This is a coffee beer I could drink all day long. An excellent beer for heavy coffee drinkers!

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Photo of travelguy
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KevinSku
3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Look: Dark body, with it being a coffee flavor I was almost tempted to throw it on ice with milk.
Smell: Hints of dark coffee beans sprinkled in. Just enough to excite the palate without straying from it's beer origins.
Taste: Slightly bitter, similar to a black coffee. As I fancy bitter drinks it rolls around the mouth smoothly.
Feel: I always have been fond of Kona's bottle look as it's laid back and unique. This brew is no different.
Overall a great beer to try. I'd recommend for a morning after thanksgiving drink with a few pals. Enjoy!

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Photo of mikr
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsreeves
4.43/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of madelf66
3.51/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmoore32
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pipeline Porter from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 65.3% out of 100 with 1,899 ratings
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