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Pipeline Porter | Kona Brewing Co.

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3.8/5
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1,908 Ratings
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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:
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Added by Iguana on 10-11-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,174
Reviews:
739
Ratings:
1,908
pDev:
11.84%
Bros Score:
3.97
 
 
Wants:
75
Gots:
265
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,908 |  Reviews: 739
Photo of Jjmj51
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rimbimhoot
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of constantine_272
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great dark black with a creamy light tan foam ring. Creamy coffe on the nose. The taste is great. Cocoa truffles with cream and a nice light smooth coffee bitterness. A mellow woody dried coconut husk adds an understated earthy tone. Just a bit of residual brown sugar sweetness and clean light canola bean balances the dry coffee nicely. On the downside the beer felt too light and thin, but halfway through I felt like the dryness made up for the lighter body. The sweet and dry dichotomy is very nicely balanced. Quite tasty low key porter.

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Photo of DrinkClub
4.48/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

First time I've seen this beer here in NY. Drank it right from the bottle so I can't comment on color. Taste is slightly sweet with coffee and just a bit of chocolate aftertaste. Smell is rich and inviting. Mouthfeel is a bit less full than other dark beers.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mpenske
2.5/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of OompaMentor
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Draft poured into plastic cup @ DWorld. This one is hard to find in metro Atlanta so I grabbed the opportunity! Dark pour with modest head. Hints of coffee, chocolate, roasted malts and hint of coconut (?). Well balanced with coffee notes very evident and lingering on palate.

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Photo of SamuelMiller
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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 bb-magic
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

Pipeline Porter from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 1,908 ratings
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