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Fire Rock Pale Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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Fire Rock Pale AleFire Rock Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,690 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,690
Reviews: 608
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 27
Gots: 104 | 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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Ratings: 1,690 | Reviews: 608 | Display Reviews Only:
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

09-01-2013 03:27:23 | More by Kevincredible
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kynap55

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

06-25-2012 17:36:32 | More by kynap55
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rkcrozier

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

01-26-2012 15:34:48 | More by rkcrozier
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sansho

California

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

05-15-2012 02:29:54 | More by sansho
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JustinQ

California

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

08-15-2012 03:18:43 | More by JustinQ
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bushwack

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

02-24-2013 18:50:24 | More by bushwack
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Lukebell15

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

02-11-2013 00:47:23 | More by Lukebell15
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khargro2

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

01-11-2012 04:54:23 | More by khargro2
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LexShaw89

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

06-07-2012 22:23:41 | More by LexShaw89
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Rollzroyce21

California

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

12-24-2011 21:34:59 | More by Rollzroyce21
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fishguyac

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

12-10-2012 19:17:18 | More by fishguyac
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chris1919

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

04-20-2013 23:10:47 | More by chris1919
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Akoakauai

Hawaii

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

09-15-2013 06:50:37 | More by Akoakauai
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clfrost

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

10-23-2013 00:29:43 | More by clfrost
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69camaro

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

08-16-2013 19:34:16 | More by 69camaro
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crashoveride

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

02-04-2012 13:21:32 | More by crashoveride
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nloyless

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

11-08-2012 21:18:04 | More by nloyless
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Minn_Joe

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

05-31-2013 03:28:56 | More by Minn_Joe
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Onslow

Texas

2.6/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light cappuccino foam coloured head : lacing is pretty good, average for a APA ... light golden colour .. light rust hop pine smell ... taste is nice, maybe a bit muddled .... "if you find a cheaper lion, you must be in africa" ... the 6 % is quite well hidden so its worth a try but there are better APA's...

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2008 22:10:06 | More by Onslow
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dhowe

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Appropriate copper color. Decent head with retention but no lace. 4

S - Somewhat metallic. 2.5

T - Most hop flavor is from bittering hops, no fresh hop bite or evidence of

dry hopping. 2.5

M - Ok mouthfeel. 3.0

D - For being my favorite style, this was disappointing overall. More of a

dry feel with not much, if any fruity notes. 2.5

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 02:54:49 | More by dhowe
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jujubeast6000

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Reviewed 5/17/2007 (Tap @ Grills, Cocoa Beach, FL):

Pours an amber red color, good sized head, slight yellowish. Somewhat hoppy aroma, some sweet malty aroma. Sweet taste, but different sweetness than say a honeybrown or a fat tire. Clean taste, slight sweet aftertaste. But a little watery. Refreshng. Not much taste after a while.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2009 18:22:14 | More by jujubeast6000
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Fatehunter

Oregon

2.65/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured a finger of head on a hazy, medium straw colored body.
The aroma is faint citrus and pine.
The taste is watery with some mild malt and hardly any note of bitterness.
It has a higher carbonation level which is annoying with medium body.
A below average pale ale. No real flavor and the mouthfeel was too fizzy.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 16:32:27 | More by Fatehunter
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Cresant

Kentucky

2.65/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured this 12 oz. brown bottle into aDFH shaped pint glass. Packaged 2/21/08. The body was golden/amber. Minimal off white head which quickly faded to a ring.

Smell was floral hops. Earthy. Caramel malts.

Taste was a bit tart (not bitter). Understated sweetness. Something about this one did not appeal to me. Not especially flavorful - nothing bad, just rather bland. The hops and malts did not seem to accentuate one another. The elements were present they just did not meld well.

Mouthfeel was on the thinner side of medium. Zippy carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2008 13:06:24 | More by Cresant
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cameraman

Kentucky

2.65/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

An amber color, that fades to a light orange, with very little evidence of a head. Very malty fragrance with a slight bit of bitterness right at the end of each scent. That malt is just as strong in the flavor, a mild bitterness comes in halfway and takes over til the very end. A medium bodied feel, leaving a slght bit of dryness on the palate. I fairly disappointed, I was expecting an APA, instead this is closer to an english style pale ale. It is still fairly drinkable, I'll slip some to my Miller Lite buddy and see what happens.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2007 03:53:27 | More by cameraman
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kytashie

Washington

2.7/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pint glass.

Clear copper, finger width white foamy head, decent lacing.
Not much here to the nose, looked better than it smells. Immediately hit with straw, hay....sand? Flat and forgettable...once again not much here...it's decent, not off putting...just average. Dry finish, not much to this beer. Drinkable but forgettable. Definitely an average beer, I wouldn't go looking for this.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2011 17:35:37 | More by kytashie
Fire Rock Pale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,690 ratings.