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Koko Brown - Kona Brewing Co.

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1,254 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,254
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 32
Gots: 89 | 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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3.93/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.
A: Moderate pour yields 1/2 finger tan head with good retention. Reddish brown clear liquid.
S: Coconut is a tad too intense to be naturally occurring. Slight citrus hop. lactose?
T: Generally sweet caramelly malt with notes of coconut and macadamia nut. Tasty, but artificial/natural flavors overwhelm actual ones and seem a but forced. Not heavy-handed by any means, but it makes for a bit of 1-dimensionality. Tasty. Slight earthiness - from coconut?
M: Rich and creamy. Full. Sweet open, dry finish.
O: Tasty. I would have another, but probably not buy 6. Decent.

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Dave1999
4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured very dark brown with A tan head which quickly disappeared.

The smell is dark malts and a little sweetness from the coconut.

The taste is sweet and malty with the toasted coconut coming through.

The mouthfeel is smooth and medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Didn't really taste like a brown ale but was still very enjoyable.

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- pours dark brown with medium fizzy head that dissapears quickly leaving nearly no head or lace.

S- ripe coconut, nutty, caramel candy bar, not much malt or hops.

T- Toasted coconut start, followed by a grainy husk, notes of coffee and caramel, prune juice, finishes dry with a faint hop linger.

M- medium body and carbonation, goes down quite slick.

O- a refreshing beer, especially when sampled in Hawaii. It lacks the malty character expected in a brown ale but is definitely worth a try.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Koko Brown from Kona Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,254 ratings.