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Miami Brewing Big Rod Coconut Ale



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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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A delicious golden ale with a balance of coconut and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (1893) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2015
Very tropical great flavor and all. Easily redrinkable. Good stuff. Love to have more. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radagast83 (5376) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2015
12oz can. Poured a slightly hazy orange color with a medium fizzy white head. Aroma was some light coconut notes, some light malts. Flavor was light coconut, perhaps a bit artificial, but alright. Drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9954) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle... Pours clear and amber with a small, creamy, white head. The aroma comes through with - BAM! - loads of toasted coconut. Don’t like coconut? More for me. A lot of similarities with raw oak treatments here. Medium-bodied and lightly creamy with zippy carbonation. Both the flavor and crisp, but lengthy finish are all about the coconut and the cleanly brewed, well-balanced platform upon which it stands. South Florida in a glass!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chinchill (2657) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 14, 2014
12 oz can. Poured medium amber with a creamy off-white head. Aroma: toasted coconut and bread with artificial coconut and some booziness. Flavor: follows aroma. Feel: medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (6619) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Draft at Sharkeys. Pours gold with a white head. Nice piña colada coconut sweetness on a pale malty base. Doesn’t finish too sweet or cloying. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (3650) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Can from Total Wine Boca Raton. Pours golden with a thin white head. A bit of coconut on the nose. Subdued coconut on the tongue which feels kind of artificial. finishes clean. Eh!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3669) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Golden beer with a foamy white head and a sweet coconut nose. I really liked this fascinating use of coconut. Sweet coconut flavor over a light pale ale, with some bread and citrus hops. Finishes with a nice coating of coconut. This would be great on the beach.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (5379) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Sampled at Sierra Nevada Beer Camp at Mills River. This kind of ended being one of our favorites. Big coconut aromas and flavors mixed a subtle caramel, toasty malt notes. Really nice, easy to drink. Might be a gimmick, sure, but it was good...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (2826) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Poured from the can at Beer Camp Across America southeast. A nice clear golden color with fluffy white head. Definitely coconut forward, but not crazy over the top sweet. Better than its rating on here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2087) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2014
I’m not normally into blondes packing big rods but this one was pretty good. If you don’t like coconut, stay far away from this one.

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