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Imperial Coco Loco - NoDa Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

51 Ratings
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 8.93%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
NoDa Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chinchill on 04-25-2013)
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Keyportnick

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

05-04-2013 04:42:35 | More by Keyportnick
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oberon

North Carolina

3.64/5  rDev -7.1%

Pours a somewhat murky deep roasted chesnut brown with a thinner light beige head atop that leaves a half ring of broken lace as it settles quickly.Aromas of sweet chocolate, roast and molasses,the coconut doesn't really play a role.The carbonation level doesn't seem to high with a light to medium feel for such a big beer.Mellow chocolate and brown sugar flavors with mild roast,it's not a real ballsy flavor profile,again the coconut isn't big but in the finish I get a light toasted coconut note.As I drink more the chocolate flavors become deeper and the alcohol creeps.Not bad but not great,the people are cool at NoDa so Iam not gonna say anything bad about this beer wich isn't that bad anyways.

05-24-2013 22:11:50 | More by oberon
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.56/5  rDev -9.2%

Noda Imperial Coco Loco (‘regular’ Noda Coco Loco) 9.7 % (v. 6.3%) ABV 49 (v.43) IBU 41 (versus 32) SRM

Pour is nearly black; opaque with a durable tan head that leaves the glass rather thoroughly coated with sticky lacing. Deep, dark mahogany highlights at the edge reveal a clear beer.

Aroma: excellent but rather simple, featuring lots of dark roasted malts and a bit of sweet coconut.

T: Loads of very dark roasted malts with a trace of smoke. IBU seems a little bit higher than the 49 reported. Lik regular Coco Loco, marred by an overly bitter taste and too much burnt flavor from the malt. Very rich and moderately complex.

M: full body with soft. Low carbonation; limited harshness from the high ABV

O: Sampled back-to-back, this is a clearly improved version of the regular Coco Loco. It is smoother, creamier, more interesting and complex (thanks at least in part to the alcohol esters). Seems less burnt too. Both are very rich and rather extreme robust porters. Recommended.

04-25-2013 00:37:14 | More by chinchill
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dirtylou

Washington

4.11/5  rDev +4.8%

22oz bottle, split

I was stoked to see this in the family fridge as I wasn't aware this beer existed. The regular Coco Loco is an exceptional beer and this version has been amped up with vanilla beans and coconut. This beer was extremely unfiltered - bits of coconut throughout and I even found a little pasty clump that was extremely bitter (condensed hop?). Outside of that sloppiness, this beer was quite tasty with heavy vanilla notes. I prefer the regular version, but this was fun.

12-01-2013 19:41:17 | More by dirtylou
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North Carolina

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California

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North Carolina

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North Carolina

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Illinois

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Pennsylvania

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Imperial Coco Loco from NoDa Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.