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Koko Brown - Kona Brewing Co.

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82
good

1,213 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 1,213
Reviews: 299
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.19%
Wants: 29
Gots: 74 | FT: 0
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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Ratings: 1,213 | Reviews: 299 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of mgoffee
4.83/5  rDev +33.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer. Nice sweet but not overbearing taste. Great to accompany food.

Would buy this again and would advice others to do so. Not too strong either, so can be enjoyed without worrying about the strength.

I actually think the caramel tastes are stronger than the coconut.... That said there is a nice mellow coconut after taste.

mgoffee, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of crack99
4.78/5  rDev +32%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The brewary told me you maintain temp ~30 deg F. 10 # CO2.
This beer can be bought in keg form which is distributed by Anheuser-Busch, can only be bought in bottle form seasonal. I love the roasted coconut taste and i love coconut. The toasted mahogany flavor comes out. Not the avg Brown Ale.

crack99, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of NOLTERN
4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

NOLTERN, Nov 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

rhinonau, Feb 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

BMC, Aug 23, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

leprechaunandfatman, May 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

Nachos4two, Feb 06, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

blazinworm, May 29, 2012
Photo of brewelladevil
4.75/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite beers. Beautiful mahogany color, nice aroma, velvety mouth feel and a finish that leaves me ready for another one. The coconut flavors really come out after warming up a bit. Overall, a really great balance between hops and malts and a unique and tasty combination of flavors.

brewelladevil, Feb 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

woogie359, May 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

stript, Feb 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

59rockabilly, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of Jfergie17
4.66/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

If you like Brown beer and are a fan of Coconut, this is a fantastic brew...just tried it for the first time. Reasonable price $5 on tap. The coconut aroma lets your taste buds know what's coming. Good bite and flavor, smooth on the palate. Best brown I've tried yet.

Jfergie17, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of Scott_Thomas
4.6/5  rDev +27.1%

Scott_Thomas, Aug 26, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +27.1%

PNByeah, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of TheBigE5
4.6/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured from a bottle into a snifter. Half finger of light tan head. Nut brown amber coloring. Clear.

S - Dark malts, coconut and chocolate come through in the nose.

T - Starts as an excellent brown ale. Moves into a light coconut flavoring. Clean finish with lingering notes of coconut.

M - Smooth and creamy with light carbonation.

O - This beer would be great without the coconut flavoring, just as a brown ale. With wonderfully abundant coconut notes in the nose and a touch of coconut in the finish, this beer is taken to the next level of craft beers.

TheBigE5, Mar 23, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

daedalusfinch, Jan 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

juicebox, Jul 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

cynical1027, Oct 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

AnthonyG, Apr 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

lauramishima, Apr 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

kristenrae8, Jan 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

rpmehling, Mar 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

ryanmcd, Mar 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

the_alec, Mar 14, 2014
Koko Brown from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,213 ratings.