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Coco Loco Toasted Coconut Brown Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great beer that I have had on tap and in the bottle.
First had @gabf. now on tap here in Boise at 13th street grill.
Love the cocoanut. It is pure bliss with the toasted coming through. I taste a butterscotch in there as well but who knows.
This is a different brown but one of my fav. for my fav. style

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A decent session beer. I was able to down an entire six pack with relative ease and no lingering effects. Very mild. Paired very well with BBQ chicken. Bought a second six pack a week later and was left with a consistent impression. I would buy this beer again.

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3.22/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: a light brown color with a wispy head that breaks apart quickly.

Smell: coconut and brown sugar sweetness is easy to detect.

Taste: mild malt levels here. Coconut is up front with some milder chcoclate and brown sugar tones. Bitterness is mild at best and this beer is a bit on the sweeter side overall.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Lightly crisp to start, smoother at the finish. Aftertaste is long lived as the coconut sweetness seems to linger a while.

Overall: this seems to be a beer to try at least once, but as the glass emptied I was looking for something else on the menu. Overall a bit too sweet for my liking in a brown ale.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle hand-carried back from islands by neighborhood beer buddy, split into two tumblers, 4.4.11.

Faint tan one finger head over clear reddish brown amber body no visible carbonation or lacing. Nose features toasted coconut ala marshmallows, fainted a bit in the middle and return as it warmed, grassy hops. Taste mirrors nose, interesting, the coconut is not overpowering, provides a pleasant sweetness to this otherwise forgettable brown ale. Mouthfeel is medium, decent effervescence. Not something I'd want to bring into the regular rotation, but a nice change of pace.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

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.
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3.88/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Typical of a brown ale...Coca-Cola like with a frothy and foamy one inch head.

Smell: Had a metallic hint to it, along with a smoky roasted nut scent.

Taste & Mouthfeel: Coffee like. Deep and rich. Coconut, chocolate, oatmeal and iron-like flavors come through. Smooth aftertaste with a chalky bite to it.

Drinkability: If your in the mood for an american brown ale and your in Hawaii, then look no further than this beer....belly up to the bar and enjoy from the tap.

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Coco Loco Toasted Coconut Brown Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
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