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


on tap

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RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Exotic beer brewed with coconut and fairtrade rice. Fairtrade certified and sourced from fairtrade producers. Visit: info.fairtrade.net. Brewed with water, barley malt*, rice*, buckwheat*, coconut concentrate, yeast, hops, spices with sugars and sweeteners (Acesulfame K)

*Fairtrade ingredient: 20% of dry weight.

For more information visit: www.mongozo.com.

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RichTheVillan (7852) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle at Beerbohm Lichfield; not sure what colour the pour was because it was served in half a coconut however the head was creamy white a quite frothy, the aroma has massive coconut milk, taste is the same creamy coconut milk, I like coconut so this beer worked for me.

markoijelena (3121) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle 0.33l at the Weird shitty tasting at Beerville Bar Belgrade Serbia.11.11.2015.Thank you Vlada for this.I think.Pour it hazy yellow color with small white head.Aroma coconut.Taste of coconut sun creme, sourish finish, carbonation ok, not bad for somebody who likes fruit beer.

Halfling_4132 (104) - Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2015
Cloudy pineapple colour with white foam. Aromas of pinacolada, coconut, pineapple and alcohol. Palate, carbonated with flat aftertaste, very watery with no body. Taste, like someone mopped up a pinacolada and tonic off the floor and this is the mixture. Overall, has the aromas like a fruit tea but actually taste like bath water.

idlewoodarian (10) - FRANCE - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle looks like a cheap import from the Caribbean. The coconut aroma is much more in the smell than in the taste. Creamy texture but thin body, vaguely fizzy carbonation. Overall extremely bland, good enough as a novelty beer I suppose.

sjogro (4160) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2015
Tasting at my place. Bah. Shivers down the spine. Just don’t. Please don’t. Backlog from 2015/01/09.

jjsint (3110) - Cambridge, 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.

lokis333 (501) - Biržai, 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!

zvsn (2096) - 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.

wheresthepath (2335) - 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...

Werckmeister (3184) - 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

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