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Koa Coconut Porter Extract Kit


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Standing brave in the space of traditional porters, Koa Coconut Porter boldly flaunts a mighty dose of tropical coconut.

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Koa Coconut Porter Extract Kit

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Standing brave in the space of traditional porters, Koa Coconut Porter boldly flaunts a mighty dose of tropical coconut. Anchored by a sturdy Robust Porter, this beer demonstrates a valiant balancing act of prominent roast, slight caramel sweetness and a deft addition of toasted coconut to compose a deliciously complex ale. Pouring with assertive black color, Koa Coconut Porter's medium body supports a firm tan head with rich aromas of toasty malt, gallant roast, modest caramel sweetness and steadfast coconut.

Brewing Notes:
  • Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer (American Porter base)
  • Fermentation Range: 60 - 73F
  • OG: 1.060
  • SRM: 31
  • IBUs: 35
  • ABV: 6.0%
Tasting Notes:
  • Bready, toasty malt
  • Medium bitterness, earthy and floral hop flavor
  • Medium bodied
  • Moderate roast, faint chocolate and coffee
  • Prominent coconut flavor and aroma
Additional Information
Beer Kit Yield5 Gallons
Recipe and InstructionsKoa Coconut Porter Extract Brewing Instructions
Regional StyleUSA
Original Gravity1060
Total Time to Make6 weeks
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A perfect porter to sip by the fireplace on a cold evening
I wasn't sure about this at first,but I like coconut and wanted to give it a try. The only thing that threw me off was when I added the toasted coconut in the secondary. The next morning, there was a strange waxy cap floating on top. It ended up being some of the oils from the coconut. It was easy to remove. I kegged and forced carbonated. It has a very nice chocolate flavor and although you can taste the coconut, it is not overpowering. It's just the right blend of flavor.
November 5, 2017
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Will the coconut float or sink after the secondary fermentation, and should I use a strainer on my siphon?
A shopper on Oct 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It tends to do both sink and float. Cold crashing helps get all to settle to the bottom. Otherwise, some people do like to use a hop bag over the siphon to help strain.
What is the difference in yeast options?
A shopper on Nov 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I used Wyeast 1056. I’ve used this same yeast in many other recipes, including IPA’s with excellent results. I didn’t used a starter and pitched the yeast at 62F and kept the temp under 65F for three days then allowed the temp to rise. My KOA coconut porter has been kegged and will be ready for drinking soon. I would definitely recommend Wyeast 1056.
Has anyone tried adding the coconut at a different time then the second fermentation ?
A shopper on Jan 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: i added it when the recipe suggested and there is a ton of coconut flavor !!! Good Luck
What all is included in this kit?
A shopper on Nov 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Malt grains, 3lbs of liquid dark malt, 3lb of Breiss dark malt, 1oz Perle hops, cherry flavoring. I ordered extra cherry flavoring. Don't forget yeast. They won't remind you.

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