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RATINGS: 670   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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. Available Winter/Spring Koko Brown pairs well with coconut and caramel flavors, such as Thai curries, BBQ meats and carne asada. Its refreshing nutty aroma makes for the perfect beer after a day on the water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MetalNHopHead (1332) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - FEB 10, 2016
A Brown Ale with coconut? Kudos for the idea, Kona. Know what? It actually works. Koko has medium body with lots of buttery chocolate and some nuttiness. The coconut pairs beautifully and adds a creaminess to the toasted malt layers. The coconut doesn’t reach the rich levels I’ve experienced in a few coconut Porters, but the flavors are still quite candy-like. The suggested food pairing for Thai curry is a damn good one. I might just have to try that sometime soon.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Quick3Beers (883) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 6, 2016
Pours a clear rich brown from a bottle. Aroma of coconut flavored coffee. I get a lot more coffee notes in the flavor profile as well, but again some coconut wheezes along behind, crossing the finish line behind everything else. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2797) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - JAN 21, 2016
On tap at the Limerick Pub in Wheaton, MD. Clear, reddish brown with a pale khaki head and good lacing. Aroma of toffee, coconut, toasted malt, brown sugar and nuts. Taste of toasted malt, nuts, brown sugar, toffee and coconut. Medium body medium/high carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WVHouseofBeer (1026) - Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Pours brown with a small white head. Slight coconut in the aroma but mostly nutty and roasted malt. Flavors have a little more coconut but the malt characteristics are the showcase here; nuts, chocolate and caramel sweetness. The body was a bit watery. Overall it didn’t have as much coconut as I was expecting but a pretty good beer nonetheless.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcnielsen (3180) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with white head. Coconut, malty, toffee, molasses aromas. Coconut, roasty, malty, cocoa, brown sugar flavors. Overly sweet and coconuty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
killroy (110) - BULGARIA - DEC 27, 2015
Brown color with a foamy head. Coconut is dominant in the aroma and taste, but not so irritating. Hint of roasted malt. Interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrNosha (1598) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 26, 2015
12oz Flasche. Dunkelbraunes glänzendes Bier mit beigem cremigem Schaum. Aroma nach Röstmalz, Kokos, Nuss. Herb-süsser Antrunk. Sehr röstig. Öliges Mundgefühl. Bitteres Finish nach gerösteter Kokosnuss. Spannendes Bier.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackBeerPG (290) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Taste: toasted coconut sweet malt, roasted coffee, brown sugar. Deep mahogany color and mostly clear. Sweet nose. Medium body with a delicate laced head. A dessert ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (10204) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2015
Draught at the Kona Brewing Co, Hawaii Kai, HI. Clear mahogany color with a small light tan head. Toasted malt and some sweetness in the aroma. The flavor is roasted malt, some coconut, mild hoppiness and a lot of caramel sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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