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Fire Rock Pale Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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1,915 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,915
Reviews: 620
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 39
Gots: 212 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer as it evacuates the 12 ounce brown bottle pours a slightly hazy golden amber color, the head is portly in size, spumescent in texture and the color a bright white with the lace a satin like curtain to drape the glass. Nose is sweet malt, crisp and clean to the senses with the start sweet, nicely malted and the top middling in its feel. The acidity mild at the finish and the hops personable in their spiciness, quite dry and a nice drinking beer that just fits the 100 degree temperature today.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on date "Sep 19 2011" ow it's at least 3-4 months old.

A - Little head that turns quickly to a lace ring decent amount of sticky lacing. Clear orange yellow tint with a bit of sediment chunks throughout.

S - Fairly hoppy kind of faint and some strong pale malts. Subtle.

T - Well it's fairly balance maybe could use more hops in the flavor since the pale malt is out of balance (bit strong and kind of grainy) Finish is slightly bitter and earthy. Ok at best.

M - Light to medium.

Overall I am kind of disappointed in this it's kind of grainy and harsh with an earthy hop bite. If I ever try this again I might change my score.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear red amber colored beer.

Smell is sweet and malty with pleasant citrus hop scent and slight sour scent in the background.

Taste is sweeter than expected like a Hawaiian dinner roll. Fairly strong Grapefruit hop flavor to this brew. Clean aftertaste; get very mellow after a while.

Mouthfeel is good.

Drinkability is good, a typical West Coast Pale with the strong Hop flavor you would expect. The brew get very mellow as you drink it.

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Fire Rock Pale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,915 ratings.