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Whale Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
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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Ratings: 49 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by hypnotoad1:
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

hypnotoad1, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

mrosenfeld32, Jun 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

LXIXME, Mar 26, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy straw yellow, with average head. Lovely, attractive lace.

Nose is nicely floral hops. A solid and promising beginning.

Taste is delightful -- hoppy and floral with a tropical fruit bouquet. I get mango, pineapple, and citrus. There's a sharp and grainy wheat presence, too, but it's all carefully balanced and harmonious. A delicious ale!

secondtooth, Apr 12, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

socon67, Jul 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

enelson, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

bigbeers84, Mar 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

kk73, Jul 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

rrock44, Feb 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

allstar255, Mar 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Birdlegs, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

bubseymour, Feb 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

KoG, Apr 23, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Got this with the Craft Brew Alliance Explorer variety 12-pack. Pleasantly surprised. Refreshing and tasty, but nothing mind blowing. Really, I've yet to have anything amazing from Kona, but everything I have had has been surprisingly good. Maybe that's just because I don't expect anything crazy, but still. Beer I would easily stock up on to give out if I were hosting a party; especially to share with my non-craft fan friends.

Mikeluzzjr, Feb 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

KlayWey, Mar 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

dradair, Jun 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

paulcdc, Aug 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

TheBigBoy, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

RHVC59, Mar 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

jbeervt, Apr 10, 2014
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3.29/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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.

TheMarkE, May 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

ascags, Aug 10, 2014
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Whale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.