Koko Brown | Kona Brewing Co.

Koko BrownKoko Brown
BA SCORE
47.2%
Liked This Beer
3.62 w/ 1,467 ratings
Koko BrownKoko Brown
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States
konabrewingco.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Koko Brown's distinctive, nutty aroma and flavor comes from real, toasted coconut blended into each brew. One sip of this smooth, mahogany colored ale and you'll feel like you're on a warm, sun drenched beach in Hawaii. Crack one open!

Added by julian on 02-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,699
Reviews:
340
Ratings:
1,467
Liked:
692
Avg:
3.62/5
pDev:
14.64%
Alströms:
3.08
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
203
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,467 |  Reviews: 340
Photo of AngEo
4.11/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaketaz
2.91/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EarForBeer
3.98/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GatorCoop
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had quite a few pints of this beer during our vacation.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
2.94/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tastes like cholate water and looks like a glass full o' Pepsi.

Sorry.

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Photo of Dentist666
3.56/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear reddish brown beer, beige 1-finger head, moderate retention.
Smell - nut, coconut, caramel malts.
Taste - caramel, toasted malts, coconut, chocolate.
Medium body and carbonation.
Nothing prominent!

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Photo of Eric_Standard
4.12/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jtw21
4.05/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heerboth
3.93/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ConradKenney
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of frozyn
3.01/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A fair porter. The toasted coconut flavor is quite nice, but the general maltiness I've enjoyed in better brown ales is missing. Also slightly thin, a little dry, leaves an uncomfortable film on the mouth. It's fine, but nothing I would drink repeatedly.

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Photo of dar482
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The beer comes in an amber brown to brown color.

The aroma offers freshly toasted coconut, nutty and toasted malts, hints of chocolate.

The flavor follows with a touch of that toasted coconut note, but then transitions to toasted malt flavors, hearty toasted whole grain bread, toasted bread crust, hints of chocolate roast, onto a moderate earthy hop bitterness.

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Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.02/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AGoodStout
3.11/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of calcnerd
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nwhittin
3.11/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of burnerfinger
3.87/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bought this at Krogers - just because I liked the idea of coconut beer

a just a tad lighter than cola - about 1.5 fingers of head clear but dark

s
nondecript really - not much to the nose - just a bit of maltiness

t about the same - sorry but I dont discern and coconut at all. slightly sweet - no hopiness

m standard

d: in the oft repeated words of
RUFUS THE STUNT BUM:
" call that a beer? Id rather have another!"

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Photo of Ebmahoney
3.61/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yaksurf
3.15/5  rDev -13%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TildenKatz
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dur921
3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LizT
2.78/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Psg5062
3.47/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Koko Brown from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 47.2% out of 100 with 1,467 ratings
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