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Fire Rock Pale Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,877 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,877
Reviews: 616
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 36
Gots: 180 | 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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4/5  rDev +10.5%

whartontallboy, Dec 28, 2011
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Duff27, Dec 13, 2011
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4.13/5  rDev +14.1%
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.

BucannonXC5, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

oneturbucfan, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

kornkid8600, Dec 08, 2011
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Jdub983, Dec 07, 2011
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deapokid, Dec 06, 2011
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2.85/5  rDev -21.3%
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.

kojevergas, Dec 05, 2011
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onedogtwodog, Nov 29, 2011
Fire Rock Pale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,877 ratings.