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Denver Beer Co. | Maui Express Coconut IPA

Denver Beer Co. | Maui Express Coconut IPA
Nate Custard
Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

ABV: 6.6%

Welcome to Denver Beer Co.’s beach party in a can. Maui Express bills itself as a “tropical flavor eruption,” and this coconut IPA delivers in spades. If the brightly colored packaging that screams summer isn’t enough to get you to pick up a six-pack, I can assure you that what awaits inside definitely will.

When I first cracked open Maui Express’s aqua-colored can, the aroma of tropical fruit, particularly pineapple, arrived in a big way. It was like your best friend showing up to your backyard party in a grass skirt and coconut bra, and handing out plastic leis to everyone. The party had officially started. The beer poured a beautiful golden color with a bright, sun-bleached off-white head that stayed and hung out for a while. And, again, I can’t sell the aroma short—it was fantastic.

This beer is coming in hot! It's NOW AVAILABLE in Liquor Stores near you, and we'll be celebrating its release this Saturday with a Luau at our Taproom! Hope to see you there! • For more information about Maui Express, see the video through the link in our bio! • Maui Express features a distinct blend of hops and coconut to create a delightful tropical flavor explosion! Citra and Mosaic hops form a juicy fruit hop character that is enhanced by shredded coconut for a truly unique flavor combination. Easy drinking and refreshing, this IPA will transport your mind to memories of the beach, sunny days, and laughs among friends. . . • • • • #denver #denverbeerco #coloradolife #mauiexpress #coconut #tropical #lifesabeach #beachbeer #beachincolorado #denverlife #craftbeer #newbeer #cheers #beerrelease #refreshing #delicious #ipa

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I wasn’t sure what to expect from the flavor of a coconut IPA. Was it going to be sweet? Taste like sunscreen? Be nothing more than a West Coast IPA that lacked any trace of coconut? The answer is the same as the aroma: fantastic. It’s a punch of refreshing, tropical hop flavors that give way to a slightly sweet taste of coconut. And for so much bright hoppiness up front, it finishes really smooth. I’m not sure if it’s the addition of coconut or simply a deft touch in crafting this beer, but it makes Maui Express an incredibly drinkable IPA, even at 6.6%.

Pair this beer with a luau, a pig roast, or just throwing on a Hawaiian shirt and sitting on the porch. In any case, the main takeaway is that you get to the store and grab a sixer of Maui Express. I promise you won’t miss it on the shelf.


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