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Koko Brown - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,233 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 1,233
Reviews: 299
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 30
Gots: 80 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

ranger7, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

SteveMcQueen36, Apr 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

jaycar06, Apr 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Burt, Apr 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

williahd, Apr 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

hockeypuck, Apr 19, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A- Crystal clear brown with quickly dissipating, soapy head. OK lacing.

S- Smells more like sweet vanilla candy when its cold. Coconut becomes more pronounced as it warms, but never really becomes true. Some slight breadiness and caramel malts.

T- Cold, it was mainly burnt cracker with a touch of coconut. I found it needed to warm a few minutes for the flavors of caramel, light citrus and slight earthy hop to come out, but as it warmed further, those flavors dissipated away, leaving a warm version of what I tasted cold. Weak flavors.

M- Light bodied and semi drying. Burnt, bready aftertaste.

O- I'm a big coconut fan, but this really wasn't what I was hoping for. The coconut never quite tasted like coconut, and every aspect being graded was weaker than I prefer. I don't want to dis Kona; Fire Rock Pale Ale is one of my go-to's, but this one just didn't measure up for me.

tmm313, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Shaunbkgb, Apr 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

navband, Apr 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

waiting4lunch, Apr 16, 2014
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JLB025, Apr 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

ultrasrs, Apr 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

smartassboiler, Apr 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Mphis, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

tdm168, Apr 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

hmmmbeer10, Apr 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

sennin, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.66/5  rDev +28.4%
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
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

makasi, Apr 06, 2014
Koko Brown from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,233 ratings.