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Castaway IPA - Kona Brewing Co.

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Castaway IPACastaway IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

414 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 414
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 10
Gots: 63 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A full-bodied, American-Style I.P.A. that is bronze in color, Castaway IPA is "dry hopped" (aged with liberal amounts of whole hop flowers after fermentation) for assertive hop flavor and aroma. The bitterness is balanced by the malty body of the beer.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: pezoids on 02-21-2004)
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Reviews by BucannonXC5:
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BucannonXC5

California

3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Manzanita pint glass
From: VONS in Normal Heights (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $7.99 (w/ VONS card) for a 6-pack
Purchased: May 5, 2014
Consumed: May 5, 2014
Misc.: Born on date of March 28, 2014; Should be 6.00% ABV, not 7.00%.

Poured a golden, amber, clear color with two fingers of off-white head. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom. Below average-to-minimal lacing along the sides of the glass. Average-to-above average retention on the top.

Smelled a pretty good mix of flavorful hops. Got tropical hops, pineapple, mango, grapefruit, citrus hops, floral hops and faint orange creamscicle. Not too potent.

Tasted kind of similar to the nose. Got tropical hops, grapefruit, light mango, light pineapple, floral hops, orange creamscicle, citrus hops and caramel. Sneaky bitter.

Light body. Oily texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Abrupt, bitter finish. Couldn't taste the 6.00% ABV.

A pretty good IPA overall. I think there was more potential in this beer. This could have been a lot better.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 05:45:38 | More by BucannonXC5
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Castaway IPA from Kona Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 414 ratings.