Imperial Coco Loco | NoDa Brewing Company

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86
very good
64 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): 9.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by chinchill on 04-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
64
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
8.79%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
7
For Trade:
1
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, split

I was stoked to see this in the family fridge as I wasn't aware this beer existed. The regular Coco Loco is an exceptional beer and this version has been amped up with vanilla beans and coconut. This beer was extremely unfiltered - bits of coconut throughout and I even found a little pasty clump that was extremely bitter (condensed hop?). Outside of that sloppiness, this beer was quite tasty with heavy vanilla notes. I prefer the regular version, but this was fun.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of BMart
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 2 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark pitch black in color with a thin brown head. TONS of big floaties on this one which seemed strange for the style. Nose is dark chocolate, malty, a nice hint of the coconut is there. Tastes of dark slightly burnt chocolate and a nice sweet coconut flavor. Fairly thick body with a dark chocolate/coconut aftertaste.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of brentk56
3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours out fudge brown with a really fizzy head and a few coconut floaties, to boot; the head fritters away rather quickly though it does leave some spotty lace behind

Smell: Roasty, with strong chocolate notes and just a whiff of coconut

Taste: Very roasty, up front, with a growing dark chocolate flavor building in the middle; hints of coconut appear just after the swallow and are slightly more pronounced in the finish; still the roast and chocolate flavors dominate through and through

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with low to moderate carbonation; hides the alcohol well but watch out for the coconut floaties

Overall: I rather enjoyed this beer though I would prefer a little less roast and a little more coconut - the chocolate was just right

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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Imperial Coco Loco from NoDa Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 64 ratings.
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