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Miami Brewing Big Rod Coconut Ale



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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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A delicious golden ale with a balance of coconut and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (415) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Can. Poured a clear golden yellow with not much for head. Aroma was as expected..........coconut. Flavor was more coconut and some hints of caramel, straw, and bready. Light body and a kind of thin but creamy texture to it. A bit odd, but I really enjoyed this and it was refreshing. Carbonation was average and pretty smooth to finish. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11092) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 25, 2015
On tap at Tap 42 poured a clear gold with a small lasting white head. Aromas of caramel and coconut. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel and coconut with a smooth lingering coconut finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcartamdg (2389) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2015
pours gold with a thin white head. Aroma is coconut and burnt plastic. Taste follows, artificial coconut with a astringent note. pretty rough

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (4008) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 19, 2015
can. Deep golden with one finger head. While not as bad as the IPA, there’s not much going on here. Light caramel body, coconut. Generally underwhelming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jshupka (14) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 27, 2015
355ml can brought to me from Florida. Pours a clear orange/yellow with a thick off white head. Aroma is...coconut. It literally smells like a freshly cracked coconut. Taste is...coconut. Nothing but coconut. If there is a beer in here, I can’t find it. And a coconut after taste...imagine that. It’s an interesting beer, and would likely best be enjoyed on a hot day at the beach. I think it could be improved by giving a bit more of a malt backbone for the coconut to grow on. Not really my style, but good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (1918) - 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 (5606) - 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 (10076) - 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 (2903) - 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 (6869) - San Diego, California, 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.

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