Coco Loco | NoDa Brewing Company

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498 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
NoDa Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
nodabrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:

Enjoy the blend of chocolate and brown malts in this robust porter with crazy-rich color and ruby highlights. The subtle bitterness of chocolate is balanced by sweet, organic toasted coconut. Perfect to pair with food or just to enjoy alone. So go nuts, you'll be glad you did.


Added by thagr81us on 10-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
498
Reviews:
60
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
9.23%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
80
For Trade:
4
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of cardsfan
4.87/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Was completely surprised by this beer! A great Porter with a great taste. Super chocolatey not a ton of coconut but I'm okay with that. Great feel great look

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4.76/5  rDev +18.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of hopluvaboom
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very good porter, well done.

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Photo of sissyHIYAH
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of VT9091
4.7/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I think that this is NoDa' s best beer. Chocolate, coconut, bitter and sweet. Dark. Smokey? A real porter. Charlotte's porter. Not thin like several I've has lately. Going to the fridge now to get one. This beer gets me thinking of leaving work early to pick a four pack up.

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Photo of ryanuncle9
4.68/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of WJones
4.66/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Best everyday drinking porter in the Southeast!

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Photo of Justdoit1234
4.59/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Goat23
4.59/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.56/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.56/5  rDev +13.7%

Photo of vette2006c5r
4.56/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Coco Loco pours a black color with a nice large lacing head. There is creamy aroma with notes of chocolate and hints of coconut. The taste is big and creamy, nice hints of chocolate, and just hints of coconuts.

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Photo of BeatBama
4.55/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer may set the standard for a coconut Porter.

Appearance: A dark, rich pour. I could not see light through my glass, though I was in a darker area of the restaurant. Nice lacing was present as the beer disappeared. Little head...1/16" or so.

Aroma: Not much of the coconut, but a wonderful chocolate malt

Mouthfeel: A solid mouthfeel, not thick, not thin, just a well-rounded presence

Taste: Wow, really good. The addition of coconut was noticed, but the chocolate came over the top.

Coco Loco is one fine porter, and an excellent beer for a cool evening.

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4.55/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of humuloner22
4.54/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is the newest canned beer from NoDa. I hope they keep expanding. Honestly this one is the best of the bunch so far. I know Hop Drop gets a lot of praise but this one does more for me.

Appearance: Chocolate colored some transparency, but not clear by any stretch. Decent amount of head remains as you progress through the glass.

Aroma: Not as much chocolate as you would expect or coconut for that matter. Sweet almost floral aroma dominates.

Taste: Tropical, the name is aptly named. You get chocolate malts but you also taste the mild yet pleasant amount of pina colada flavors. Coconut is right there, but it hits you on the back of the tongue. Very well done here.

Overall: The best coconut porter I have had. The only one I have actually tasted the coconut in the beer. Nice addition to the canned lineup for NoDa. Honestly I hope this becomes a mainstay, if not take away CAVU and make this one, a mainstay!

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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Coco Loco from NoDa Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 498 ratings.
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