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Fire Rock Pale Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,643 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,643
Reviews: 606
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 25
Gots: 80 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fire Rock Pale Ale is crisp, refreshing “Hawaiian-style” pale ale. Its signature copper color results from the unique blend of specialty roasted malts. The pronounced citrus-floral hop aroma comes from the liberal amounts of Galena, Cascade & Mt.Hood hops added to each brew.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: xlperro on 08-30-2002)
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Anew

Washington

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-13-2011 21:15:32 | More by Anew
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valkyre65

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-13-2011 20:18:59 | More by valkyre65
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Duff27

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

12-13-2011 17:36:05 | More by Duff27
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BucannonXC5

California

4.13/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Color was caramel and toffee looking. About an inch of head. Lacing on the top was noticeable and seemed to last a long while. Decent amount of film on the sides that stayed sporadic throughout the tasting.

Good smelling pale ale that comes off like nothing else. Carmel malts come in there with light citrus notes.

First taste was caramel malts. A bit of some roasty malts with a bitter alcohol bit at the end. Very malty.

Medium body. Average carbonation. Bitter finish.

Good beer to start off my Kona variety 12-pack. Really what a pale ale should be.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 04:39:03 | More by BucannonXC5
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oneturbucfan

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-10-2011 22:16:49 | More by oneturbucfan
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kornkid8600

California

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-08-2011 07:30:01 | More by kornkid8600
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Jdub983

California

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-07-2011 21:50:34 | More by Jdub983
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

12-06-2011 00:54:16 | More by deapokid
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kojevergas

Texas

2.85/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into De Molen stemware in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are fairly low.

A: Pours a one finger head of slight cream, fair thickness, and pretty good retention. Colour is a clear caramel.

Sm: Floral notes, hops, and light caramelized malt. A moderate strength aroma.

T: Quite hoppy, with some floral and caramel tones. Nothing special. Fairly bland for a pale ale, but has some flavour. It's balanced and built alright. Largely uninspired and boring.

Mf: Smooth and wet, roughly suiting the flavours. A touch too thin.

Dr: Quite drinkable, but also forgettable. Even fans of the style won't find this particularly appealing. I'd try it on draught, but Kona needs to step up their game if they want to really make good beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 05:58:45 | More by kojevergas
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jilly425

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-05-2011 02:57:10 | More by jilly425
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-04-2011 22:27:27 | More by nmann08
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-04-2011 00:40:57 | More by PhatAtUT
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gio540

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-02-2011 10:13:54 | More by gio540
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GraddyMN

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +38.5%

11-30-2011 02:26:15 | More by GraddyMN
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-29-2011 20:17:40 | More by brandoman63
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onedogtwodog

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-29-2011 01:28:30 | More by onedogtwodog
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Sheepdog

Arizona

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-28-2011 04:39:51 | More by Sheepdog
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Lifes2short

Washington

5/5  rDev +38.5%

11-28-2011 02:14:00 | More by Lifes2short
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barnzy78

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.9%

11-27-2011 05:32:46 | More by barnzy78
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

11-26-2011 14:23:06 | More by jenray
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laxguy13

Montana

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-24-2011 21:19:02 | More by laxguy13
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hopfiend666

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-23-2011 01:03:03 | More by hopfiend666
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -16.9%

11-22-2011 18:00:32 | More by Rochefort10nh
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TicoCali

California

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-21-2011 05:13:49 | More by TicoCali
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RWACKO

New York

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-20-2011 23:34:10 | More by RWACKO
Fire Rock Pale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,643 ratings.