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RATINGS: 623   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobaidan (530) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Pours reddish brown with a medium head. Aroma roasted malt with coffee. A bit thin in body with a lively amount of carbonation. Flavor is mild, but tastey. Coffee is more present than coconut, but every once in a while the coconut does pop through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joeneugs (4593) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Pours a clear brown color with a khaki head. The aroma is very strong with coconut and lightly toasted malt. The flavor is odd to me. Kinda like suntan lotion. Very strong notes of coconut overpower the rather simple brown ale base. Thereís some burnt toast at the finish. This beer does pair well with curry dishes though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (6115) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2012
20oz pour at local sports bar. Came to the table as a reddish-brown, with not much of a head. Aroma was a mild, distinct, roasted malts, with a nice toasted coconut. Woah! Flavor was light roast, with coconut and vanilla. Was so smooth and creamy. I may have found a fantastic brown ale I can get at a crummy sports bar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
rangerred (989) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JAN 17, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Appearance is a clear dark brown with a one finger off-white head. Minimal lacing. Smell is dark roasted malt with a little bit of chocolate and coconut. Flavor has plenty of roasted malt but coconut also is front and center. Good chocolate flavor as well all blending together to create a wonderful taste. A tiny bit of hop bitterness is there to level out the sweetness. Itís almost like a Mounds bar in a glass. Overall a wonderful beer for someone who loves coconut.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
StPeteBeerMan (52) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Off white head that lingers. Appears reddish brown. Aroma is light but very pleasant of toasted coconut. Taste of vanilla and light toasted coconut with light body. Caramel notes emerge as it warms. Fantastic concept but I wish the was more body or sweetness to enhance the coconut flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drjay44 (3090) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2012
12 oz. bottle. Pours a thin light beige head, over a clear, light brown (SRM 20) body....nose is primarily cocoanut, with hints of coffee, chocolate....taste is cocoanut, with light coffee, cocoa, finishing with cocoanut, mocha tones...mouth feel light of medium, carbonation medium. This is a different brown. The cocoanut changes the dynamic completely. It is not unpleasant, but one has to like cocoanut to appreciate this. The cocoanut masks the usual aspects one finds in a Brown Ale. BJCP 7/3/12/4/6

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (3096) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2012
while there is a decent amount of dark nutty malts the palate is very thin, not very hoppy either. highly carbonation with a clean head and clean tasting

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nick76 (4322) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2012
The aroma is toasted and coffee like with a hint of chocolate. The appearance is light brown with a small head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is thin but ok. Overall a slightly better than average beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BT (123) - Westchester, Illinois, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Poured clear from bottle, reddish with brown hue and light, tiny bubble head. Aroma is strong toasted coconut, chocolate, and caramel. Flavor is medium sweet, coconut in pleasant but strange in a beer..getting used to it! Smooth palate. Enjoyed more than I expected...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aquilo (596) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 13, 2012
Clear, dark red-brown color with a creamy head. Aroma is caramel and cedar, but if I concentrate I can smell the coconut. Flavor is rich and moderately bitter. Smooth palate. This is a dang good beer, and Iím kinda surprised that I havenít tried it yet.

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