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Whale Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 13.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheBigBoy on 01-24-2014)
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podes

Pennsylvania

3.52/5  rDev +3.8%

08-22-2014 02:36:57 | More by podes
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sneezye

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-19-2014 20:31:50 | More by sneezye
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TX-Badger

Texas

4/5  rDev +18%

08-18-2014 00:16:30 | More by TX-Badger
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.74/5  rDev +10.3%

A - Cloudy yellow color with a small white head that fades quick.

S - Sweet cereal, citrus hops, mainly lemon, tropical fruit, bready as it warms.

T - Follows the nose with cereal malts, corn, lemon citrus, with some green bitterness on the back end. Wheat is very present with some graininess. Pineapple and star fruit come out as it warms. Finishes crisp and quite dry.

M - Light to medium body with a semi-full feel. Carbonation is medium and the beer finishes nice and dry.

I've always passed this up but I actually enjoyed this. I could drink this all day. Hoppier than I'd expected and the tropical fruit was a nice surprise.

08-13-2014 00:56:44 | More by StaveHooks
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paulcdc

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-12-2014 02:21:26 | More by paulcdc
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JasonL02


3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-11-2014 02:39:13 | More by JasonL02
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ascags

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-10-2014 18:22:57 | More by ascags
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Tarale9

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

08-07-2014 23:06:37 | More by Tarale9
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craigreno

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

07-29-2014 05:47:51 | More by craigreno
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-24-2014 20:21:29 | More by Artjsantos
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FakeDeniro

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-10-2014 13:57:01 | More by FakeDeniro
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socon67

New York

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

07-05-2014 00:38:41 | More by socon67
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kk73

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-04-2014 06:36:31 | More by kk73
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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-20-2014 23:16:48 | More by Beer4Mike
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-20-2014 20:37:25 | More by Knapp85
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Seanecy

Virginia

2/5  rDev -41%

06-17-2014 00:27:36 | More by Seanecy
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ath1220

California

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

06-16-2014 22:04:08 | More by ath1220
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mrosenfeld32

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-16-2014 17:54:44 | More by mrosenfeld32
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JohnF51

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-16-2014 01:52:32 | More by JohnF51
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-06-2014 07:08:45 | More by Birdlegs
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dradair

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-05-2014 16:50:59 | More by dradair
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enelson

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

06-01-2014 02:13:40 | More by enelson
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h4ger

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-24-2014 03:57:34 | More by h4ger
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +10.3%

I purchased this at Wegmans, enjoyed chilled in a mug from the 12oz brown bottle.

The color is deep golden with light haze with thick white cap with fine bead -there is good retention and lace. The smell has a slight citrus aroma with subtle lemony tangy scent with light malt and herbal hop ester. The feel is good with light bitterness and slight sweetness balancing with medium carbonation and semi-dry bitter finish.

The flavor is slightly tangy at first with wheat flavor and mild lemon and herbal hops join with an almost pine-like taste toward the finish as it warms with mild wheat taste carrying through in the background. This is a pretty tasty balanced pale with mild citrus hops and wheat flavor.

05-19-2014 14:02:37 | More by Slatetank
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TheMarkE

California

3.29/5  rDev -2.9%

Appearance: Cloudy, very light straw color, about the same shade as a Bud Light Lime. Quickly disappearing head, moderate lacing and carbonation.

Smell: Pine, wet grass, mildew, citrus hops.

Taste: Pine, wet grass, citrus and floral hops, caramel.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and creamy.

The Verdict: It’s okay. Nothing exciting, just a drinkable Wheat Pale Ale. I expected more coming from Kona- more flavor, more hops, more something.

05-12-2014 19:35:09 | More by TheMarkE
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Whale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.