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RATINGS: 683   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (18751) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2016
DE. Hazy dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and chocolate cookies. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 190516

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - JUN 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown with thin off white head. Nose is caramel and toffee. Taste is similar with powdered dark chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (46611) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2016

Sample @ [ DOE - Olfestival Kobenhavn 2016 (Beerfestival Copenhagen) ] @ Lokomotivvaerkstedet, Otto Busses Vej 5A, 2450 Copenhagen SV, Denmark.

[ As Kona Koko Brown Ale ].
Clear light dark amber - red brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, dark malt, nutty, caramel, coconut, sweet malt. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, sweet malt, dark malt, toffee - caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20160519]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rollinsr (622) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUN 8, 2016
Pours clear and brown with a ruby hue and very little tan head. Aroma is smoky with with light chocolate fruit notes. The coconut mostly comes through as a rounded vanilla flavor that softens the richness of the malts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle from Bethesda Food and Beverage. Dark brown body with thin tan head. Nose is caramel, malts chocolate with big coconut perfume. Taste is more malts and caramel with coconut, some anice and sweet flavours. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shot (496) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Pours dark brown with a thin white head. Good lacing. Aromas are fresh coffee and toasted coconut. Flavors are coffee, toasted malts, cola, nutty tones, toasted coconut, and toffee. Light carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggie80 (809) - Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2016
The aroma was malty with just a hint of coconut. Cola colored pour with a small off white head and little lacing. Toasted coconut flavor competes with the malts. Finishes with a sort of sun screen coconut flavor in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfontana (857) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Greg & Janes Beer and Wine. Aroma is strong coconut over nuts, caramel and vanilla. Appearance is clear dark amber to red with minimal sparkle, two-finger width frothy beige head with poor retention and minimal trace lacing. Taste is strong coconut and toffee/caramel (like a dark coconut rum). Palate is light-to-medium bodied with thick, creamy texture, average-to-lively carbonation and sweet, long finish. Overall, the coconut dominates and ordinarily might make me deduct points from veering too far from a standard brown ale, but since it comes from Hawaii it seems like more of an authentic variation. Yum!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (16147) - DENMARK - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle @ DE. Dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, little chocolate, hop and a little nut. Flavour is malt, caramel, spices, candy, sweet, little chocolate, cocunut and a little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (3202) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2016
0,355 l bottle Aroma: Coconut, slightly roasty, some cereal, caramel, red-brown, clear, minimal head, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation,

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