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Koko Brown - Kona Brewing Co.

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82
good

1,191 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 1,191
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.19%
Wants: 28
Gots: 69 | FT: 1
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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Matt73

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-28-2014 23:05:49 | More by Matt73
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.1%

05-27-2014 18:15:11 | More by scottbrew4u
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ArchimedesSox

Georgia

4.04/5  rDev +11.6%

Pours a dark brown color with a nice 2 finger cream colored head that leaves a decent lacing in a 16oz pub glass.

Smell is really nice. Malts, as you would expect of a beer so dark. I can barely make out the roasted coconut that the bottle seems to be so proud of.

Taste is of malts with that slight taste of coconut right at the end. Second taste really gets that coconut taste.

Mouthfeel is alright. Nothing exciting and not much carbonation.

Overall a great beer in my opinion. I really like the maltiness of this beer and the coconut taste is wonderful. I would like more of the coconut taste to come out but still, this is a great tasting beer.

05-26-2014 18:31:45 | More by ArchimedesSox
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irshprncsk

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

05-26-2014 02:31:59 | More by irshprncsk
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-26-2014 00:53:07 | More by DerekMorgan
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addiwilliams

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-25-2014 23:44:54 | More by addiwilliams
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wingnutz27

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -44.8%

05-25-2014 14:14:01 | More by wingnutz27
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

05-25-2014 03:28:23 | More by FLBeerGuy
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woogie359

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

05-23-2014 19:01:10 | More by woogie359
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Circleo12

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

05-23-2014 13:59:24 | More by Circleo12
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fisherbray

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

05-20-2014 04:21:50 | More by fisherbray
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

05-19-2014 14:07:39 | More by MattXT
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SitkaSteve

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

05-19-2014 05:23:07 | More by SitkaSteve
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aquazr1

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-17-2014 06:07:20 | More by aquazr1
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-16-2014 21:24:10 | More by LXIXME
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-16-2014 19:08:43 | More by berkshire413
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caustin90


4/5  rDev +10.5%

05-16-2014 15:57:14 | More by caustin90
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -17.1%

05-15-2014 15:33:42 | More by atlbravsrno1
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bschinelli

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-14-2014 18:58:56 | More by bschinelli
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beergoot

Colorado

3.41/5  rDev -5.8%

Bottling date of JAN1014 on bottle.

Cola brown body with a fizzy, ultimately thin head; rapid carbonation. Big sweet and nutty aroma; toffee and caramel with a tad bit of coconut. Deep roasted grain flavors right off and then it switches over to a bitter and slightly phenolic finish. Medium-light body; semi-dry finish.

A brown ale that looks good on paper but pretty much fails to live up to the hype. The malt and hop marriage doesn't quite gel and seems to have a slightly off-flavor in the aftertaste. The body feel lacks depth and feels watered down. Sure, you get some deep roasted grain flavors with some chocolate and cocoa notes, and there is a noticeable (though not overbearing) coconut element to the flavors, but things just don't seem to mesh well. Not bad but hardly a strong representative of a good brown ale.

05-14-2014 02:42:48 | More by beergoot
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seangibbs60

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.5%

05-12-2014 17:51:28 | More by seangibbs60
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neckbeered

Montana

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-12-2014 15:55:50 | More by neckbeered
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sansho

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-12-2014 00:27:08 | More by sansho
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ahentz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

05-11-2014 02:21:47 | More by ahentz
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RegularSam

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

05-11-2014 00:34:43 | More by RegularSam
Koko Brown from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,191 ratings.