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RATINGS: 677   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (9423) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2012
Pour on tap was hazy brown with thin off white head, aroma was a bit nondescript but had notes of some caramel, and nutty flavors mixing in with a hint of coconut, some hints of char in there as well. Taste, however, is a very nice mix of sweet coconute with the sweet caramel and nutty flavors, hints of bitter earth that ends a bit sweet, pretty nicely done!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Aroma is roasted nuts. Taste is slightly sweet with the coconut coming on fairly strong through the aftertaste. Light and almost fizzy mouthfeel. Good, easy to drink bear. Really enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7917) - Georgia, USA - FEB 27, 2012
2/27/12. 12oz bottle. Clear almost reddish pour with a small tan head thats gone fast and laces a bit. Sweet chocolate aroma with touches of nuttiness and coconut. Sweet chocolate flavor with even more nuttiness and lingering coconut. Not bad, but Id hope for more and fresher coconut.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonusWagner (2131) - Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2012
UPDATED: APR 15, 2013 A good, creamy brown ale with some milky coconut chocolate taste to it. Really solid, wish I had bought more. 2013: I feel like the beer is a decent amount worse than last years version, not nearly as much coconut. Kind of generic tasting, which isnt bad, but not great either.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBoxer (232) - Sacramento, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Pours a light cola color with a creamy off white head. Aroma is coconut and barley. Flavor screams malt balls and coconut .

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
illidurit (2286) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 24, 2012
I have no idea why I bought a beer called "Koko" from Hawaii and didnt think that it might have coconut in it. I cant stand coconut. This beer is significantly coconutty. The base beer is sugary, like dimestore chocolate wafers. If you grew up on those wafers (which came in diabetic vanilla, radioactive pink, and kona brewing company chocolate flavors), you can take a trip down memory lane with this beer. I couldnt finish half the bottle myself.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2012
12oz bottle poured into snifter. Pretty brown color, slightly murky with a white foamy head. Not a lot of coconut flavor/aroma to speak of but it tastes much better then any normal brown ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msojka (457) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Pour is a translucent mahogany color, with about a finger thick tan head. Nose is of light coconut dominantly. Taste is very light, and very coconut dominant, very nice, light and refreshing.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
3fourths (9264) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2012
bottle. burnt cola body. coconut oil and just-burnt dried cigarette tobacco and cherry syrup / grape jelly ester nose. watery, pasty, thin and then dry, parched and astringent powdery coconut meat. lifeless and empty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oscbert (1263) - Lincoln, California, USA - FEB 23, 2012
~Sweet malty nutty aroma with big dose of toasty coconut. ~Pours a clear amberish brown with small brown head. ~Sweet nut malt flavor, honey, roast, and toasted coconut and chocolate. ~Light bodied with med CO2, smooth, light roast finish. ~Enjoyable brew. Body feels too light. Good blend of coconut and malt.


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