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Koko Brown - Kona Brewing Co.

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1,026 Ratings
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Ratings: 1026
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%


Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Is there anything more iconic of the lush tropics than the coconut? The delicious heart of this island treasure has a nutty, toffee flavor and aroma that sends you straight to the beaches of Paradise. Kick back with a Koko Brown, brewed with real toasted coconut, and savor the mahogany color and smooth, roasty malt taste.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: julian on 02-19-2011)
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RedSpecial1

Florida

3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear mahogany with reddish highlights. A finger of off white head quickly dissipates leaving only some trace foam on top.

S: Lovely aromas of toasted coconut sweet maltiness. Not overly complex, but good.

T: Toasted coconut with sweet malt character dominates the beginning of the flavor, and then fades to sweet toffee notes at the end.

M: Somewhat thin, but not so much that it negatively affects the flavor. It probably makes the beer a bit more quaffable than a heavier mouthfeel would have.

O: A pretty decent beer with some interesting flavors. This would probably go great with some roasted meat or chocolate desserts.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2012 20:55:41 | More by RedSpecial1
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Koko Brown from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,026 ratings.