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Koko Brown - Kona Brewing Co.

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1,231 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,231
Reviews: 299
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 30
Gots: 79 | 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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tmars13, Aug 21, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a two finger khaki head that fades quickly to a thin layer leaving some lace. Very dark brown color. Light-medium carbonation and light-medium bodied. Coconut nose. Flavor is a funky sweet coconut. Not your usual brown. $1.75 for a 12oz bottle from Beverage Warehouse Winooski, VT. Bottled Mar 28, 12.

jdhilt, Aug 20, 2012
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3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: An amber-brown with ruby highlights and excellent clarity. The light-tan head of creamy bubbles dissipates to a cap after a minute.

S: A moderate malt and moderate toasted coconut dominate the aroma. The malt has a moderate chocolate and low caramel, toasty and nutty notes. There is a low citrus hops note as well. There is a slight unpleasantness about the mix of coconut and low diacetyl but it goes away and on the whole still a good smelling beer.

T: A moderate malty flavor that is toasty with chocolate notes balanced with a medium-high bitterness. There are moderately-low citrus hops and coconut flavors and a low fruitiness. The there is a low sweetess in the middle giving way to moderately off-dry finish with a bitter, slightly malty and coconut finish.

M: This beer has medium-full body, a moderate level of carbonation and a very light astringency.

O: A dry than average version of an American Brown with a light touch of coconut. The base brown style is better than average with some great toasty malt aromas of chocolate and caramel that is complimented with the addition of toasted coconut.

MadScientist, Aug 10, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours with a chestnut colored body that was semi-clear...two fingers worth of bubbly white head formed and stayed pretty full...nice lacing

S - The nose was very nutty with toasted notes standing out...it had a semi-sweetness to it with burnt caramel leading the way

T - Sweeter flavors start things off before the toastiness kicks in...the toasted flavors are coconuts and other nuts...there is an earthy hop presence towards the finish...the caramel comes back to add more sweetness and take the edge off the toastiness...the finish tastes like cream soda

M - Medium bodied...sweet and toasty, soft carbonation

O - I was looking forward to this coconut beer, but I was left with a little disappointment...a little too sweet and overly toasted...I prefer the other coconut flavored beer from Hawaii...MAUI!

thain709, Aug 08, 2012
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Koko Brown from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,231 ratings.