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Coco Loco Toasted Coconut Brown Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 18.01%
Wants: 23
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: JISurfer on 07-22-2010

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Ratings: 129 | Reviews: 14
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Appearance: Ruby-brown with lots of foam. Little carbonation. Fairly thin.

Smell: Creamy coconut. Extremely unique.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Root beer, coconut, and some coffee. Very creamy and better when it warms to room temperature.

Overall Drinkability: An outstanding beer. Excellent tropical feel for a dark beer.

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Poured from the 12oz bottle into a Stella stem glass. Body is a ruddy brown with reddish highlights, topped by a small amount of creamy tan head. Sweet aroma of toasted malt, toasted coconut, a litttle bit of brown sugar, and just a hint of sweet, dark fruit.
Palate is big on sweet, slightly toasty malt and a hint of fruity hops. Notes of toasted coconut and Hershey's syrup are prevalent. Finish is a lingering sweetness from the rich darker malt profile and the coconut.
Body is creamy and robust, but not too thick. This is, after all, a brown ale, but with much more flavor than the usual English variety. I think this is an interesting twist on what's usually a pretty boring style.

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Love the cocoanut. It is pure bliss with the toasted coming through. I taste a butterscotch in there as well but who knows.
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

appearance - looks like your standard brown ale. thin, sticky lacing down the side of the glass. small, off white head.

smell - smells like malts and coconut. bready and sweet, not much of a hop smell present. pretty inviting. the coconut brewed beers here in hawaii are usually pretty stellar.

taste - pretty coconutty up front, tastes more like mature coconut than green. has a weird taste, not quite musty, becomes inviting as i keep drinking. as the beer warms, the coconut comes out even more. it's kept in check by a background of bready malts and just enough hops to have a lingering bitterness. i wasn't sure on my first sip, but i am now - i like this beer.

mouthfeel - light and crisp. nothing unexpected, which is perfect for the style.

drinkability - only thing that keeps this from being the perfect session beer is that i don't know if i could drink it all the time.

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Coco Loco Toasted Coconut Brown Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
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