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Mongozo Coconut 3.5%

Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Fruit Beer
Melle, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 235   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Exotic beer brewed with coconut and Fairtrade organic quinua.

Ingredients: water, malts, quinua, coconut juice (15%), yeast, hops, sugar.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
jjsint (1663) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle from East Anglia Wine Merchants. Pours cloudy white - just how I imagined (feared?) a coconut beer would look. It’s incredibly lively, causing some spillage upon opening, but it settled down soon enough. Lemon, plastic, fabric softener and a bit of urine on the nose. Having said this, the taste isn’t so bad. Sweet and fruity with the promised tinge of coconut milk. Silky carbonated finish. Only slightly better than expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
lokis333 (159) - Bir˛ai, LITHUANIA - NOV 1, 2015
Cloudy, milky, pineapple/coconut color with lively white foam. Aromas of coconuts and alcohol and maybe bit of pineapples. Palate, plain water with somewhat sour back taste? High carbonation at start but flatens out quick. wierd? Taste, sour? I am trying to find some coconut in there but it really is hard :( Overall, it should be called soda that smells of coconuts while in a bottle. Smells nice though while in a bottle, when you pour it into a glass it smells different. So... If you are feeling overly adventurous go for it!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
zvsn (1189) - ISRAEL - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy, almost milky yellow with a big white head. Smell of coconut, soap, yeast and chemicals. Sweet coconut and fruity flavors, artificial and cloying. Sticky and hard to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresthepath (1876) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2015
Bottle at Great Expectations, Reading. I’d previously suffered the grotesque travesty that is Floris Chocolat, and have since then been reluctant to expose myself to any more dodgy "flavoured" Belgian beers. However a friend of mine asked if I would share her bottle as she didn’t want a whole one, and it seemed pointless turning down a free rate. First signs weren’t good though- the bottle design looked cheap and nasty, whilst the beer inside was a cloudy blonde in hue with a meagre soap-sud head. They’re not marketing this one on looks! It smelled, unsurprisingly, of coconut. But I rather like coconut, and unlike many fruit beers it didn’t smell too fake. To my further surprise, on tasting it the initial flavour was of real fresh coconut flesh rather than some ghastly artificial syrup. Behind this there was some pineapple, giving both some juicy sweetness and a little sharpness to balance. The whole drink had the feeling of a pina colada about it (albeit one tilted more towards the coconut than the pineapple) - it certainly doesn’t look, smell or taste like a beer. And though it is sweet it’s also quite refreshing- it’s not like an alcopop either. I’m not sure I’d want a whole bottle, but I rather enjoyed the half bottle I had. A slightly guilty pleasure maybe, but a pleasure nevertheless. Maybe I will give some more flavoured Belgian beers a go after all...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Werckmeister (1303) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 22, 2015
0,33l from bottle at Känguruh shared by gf. BB 07/2017. Served in what seems to be a fake/plastic coconut. Small white head. Smells of coconut, chalk, metallic, kinda weird smell. Light body, soft carbonation, quite full mouthfeel. Tastes light coconut, marzipan, sweetness, parfume, artificial. Finishes with parfume and artificial taste. Not a fan 6, 3, 4, 3, 9

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
redders1974 (510) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2015 Butter malibu shit beer bottle in the flying horse bet they had a chuckle to them selves when they got rid of one of these

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
YantarCoast (588) - Moscow, RUSSIA - AUG 19, 2015
330ml bottle. Pours hazy straw yellow like a Belgian wit. Aroma is cinnamon, coconut shampoo. Taste is sweet coconut. A bit weird and doesn’t go down very well, but better than their awful mango beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Icedwarf (926) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2015
Troebel lichgeel bier met veel schuim. Smak is zoet, kokos overheerst. Verder een wat vreemde bijsmaak mogelijk van de quinoa. Al met al best aardig.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
ATulloch (146) - Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle from deeside drinks. Pours a white/yellow with a white frothy head. Aromas of cinnamon, Artificial coconut and sun cream. Taste is a rank over sweet coconut soap mixed with Malibu which leaves a unpleasant waxy feel on your tongue. Even the sink didn’t enjoy it.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Csouye (54) - OLNE, BELGIUM - JUL 9, 2015
One of the worst chemical products ever drink in more than 40 years of tastings. Is it a beer? Who are the drinkers of this thing? G

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