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Koko Brown - Kona Brewing Co.

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good

1,148 Ratings
THE BROS
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okay

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Ratings: 1,148
Reviews: 297
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 28
Gots: 60 | FT: 2
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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rcbuckman

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-02-2014 00:21:21 | More by rcbuckman
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RVigz

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

02-01-2014 15:16:08 | More by RVigz
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-01-2014 04:08:46 | More by richkrull
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I3eck

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle -> Craft Beer Glass

A: Rich dark brown with a nice red hue, 3/4" creamy tan head that hangs for a while, thick web lacing.
S: Bittersweet cocoa powder, roasted coffee, vanilla.
T: There's the coconut..., dark chocolate, toasty malts, creamed coffee, nice subtle bitter finish.
M: Medium-bodied, higher CO2 which adds to the creaminess, nice rich coating effect.
O: Tasty brew. I love coconut in brews - it adds a smoothness and cuts the bitterness in dark ales and leaves you with a creaminess & great drinkability. Not overdone, but well done.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2014 00:54:43 | More by I3eck
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jwerner23

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-30-2014 10:58:42 | More by jwerner23
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Furley80

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-30-2014 01:05:21 | More by Furley80
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-29-2014 20:38:12 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Azpittil57

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-29-2014 00:00:50 | More by Azpittil57
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IpaRay

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-28-2014 14:53:05 | More by IpaRay
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iheartmyTHO

Georgia

4.09/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Overall, a pleasantly balanced beer. I was afraid that the coconut flavor would either be non-existent or over powering. It was neither. You get a pleasant hint of coconut that blends nicely with the overall nuttiness of the beer. It's especially nice to drink during the winter, dreaming of warmer, tropical days.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2014 23:37:30 | More by iheartmyTHO
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emwild12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

01-26-2014 19:52:59 | More by emwild12
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Hopscat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-26-2014 15:26:53 | More by Hopscat
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xk6m6m5x

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-26-2014 03:57:51 | More by xk6m6m5x
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Amedlin18

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-26-2014 02:53:38 | More by Amedlin18
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yanosh

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

01-24-2014 02:49:44 | More by yanosh
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-24-2014 00:53:10 | More by kvgomps
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pjkelley82

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-22-2014 23:38:11 | More by pjkelley82
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

01-22-2014 02:32:01 | More by Griffith
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Impalafrank

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

01-21-2014 23:54:21 | More by Impalafrank
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Violator4200

Maryland

4.98/5  rDev +37.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I Have tried EVERY American brown ale and specialty brown ales available in my area and even the Rouge hazelnut or Dogfish heads brown ale does not touch this one IN MY OPINION! It just smells amazing and tastes so good in summer or winter. I buy cases of it when it comes out and never want to drink the last ones. :) would love to try on tap.

Serving type: growler

01-21-2014 17:40:20 | More by Violator4200
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

01-21-2014 01:40:31 | More by Bunuelian
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-20-2014 21:23:44 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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oceanside

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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CreightonSM

New York

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-20-2014 05:03:25 | More by CreightonSM
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a medium mahogany brown with a thin light tan head that dissipates to patchy foam and a ring around the glass. Aroma of coconut, caramel malt, slightly nutty. Flavor is biscuit malt, sweet coconut, nuts with a light grassy hop finish. Light to medium bodied. A light bodied brown ale with a well balanced, but assertive coconut flavor which has a slightly artificial taste. A pleasant, fun to drink ale that definitely leaves a tropical feeling.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 21:46:44 | More by LiquidAmber
Koko Brown from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,148 ratings.