Pretty much what is says on the tin
This one's all about coffee/chocolate and toasted coconut. I've shied away from roasted malts as I don't want them to detract from the coconut.
As I write this blog, the beer is currently in secondary with the coconut in a stocking. I'll probably bottle it on Tuesday.
The beer is a standard brown porter, using S04 yeast and Fuggles at all stages of the brew. Then, after the initial krausen had died down I grated a coconut, dry fried it in a frying pan and popped into a sterilised stocking.
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