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Big Rod Coconut Ale - Miami Brewing Company

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55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.32%
Wants: 6
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miami Brewing Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 10-20-2013

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12 oz can.
Poured medium amber with a creamy off-white head.
Aroma: toasted coconut and bread with artificial coconut and some booziness.
Flavor: follows aroma.

Feel: medium body and carbonation.

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A- Pours a medium amber color with a 1/2 inch white head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of sheer surface foam. Resilient lacing leaves a solid ring behind.

S- Huge whiff of fresh coconut skin. Sweet and bright. Awesome.

T- Straight coconut flavor brings to mind a pina colada. It's sweet, but not overly so and there's just enough beer flavor to keep the intensity of the coconut in check. It's like I'm eating flakes of coconut. Once again, awesome. Hops are nearly nonexistent.

M- Standard pale ale feel with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- You'd better love coconut if you intend on drinking this beer. I, for one, love coconut and find this to be an excellent beer especially during the summer when the flavors are more appropriate. But, truth be told, I could drink this stuff year-round. So glad they started distributing this to NC.

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Aroma- slight toasted coconut, buttered popcorn jelly beans- kinda weird

Taste- nice toasted coconut, that weird jelly bean note, finishes with light clean hop citrus

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Big Rod Coconut Ale from Miami Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.