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Castaway IPA - Kona Brewing Co.

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Castaway IPACastaway IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

677 Ratings
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Ratings: 677
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 20
Gots: 161 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

BPMeyer27, Nov 08, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -6.6%

MSL94, Nov 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

cmq103, Nov 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

taylor714914, Nov 05, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -0.3%

MikesnoHSL, Nov 04, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +4%

Knbugs, Nov 04, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -3.2%

ColForbinBC, Nov 04, 2014
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3.77/5  rDev 0%

Resiny, light citrus aroma. Pine and grapefruit notes, with dank cannabis. Flavor is pine dominant, with grapefruit underpinnings that linger throughout, and a moderately bitter, dry finish. There's a hint of caramel malt sweetness, but hops dominate. Fairly balanced in hop flavoring and bittering, and a decent flavor range. Floral notes surface late.

barczar, Nov 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

username, Nov 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +32.6%

yoshimg, Nov 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Jobin_24, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of mr-jj
3.19/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from 12 oz. bottle to pint glass. Review from 8/17/14.

Pours a light amber color with a thin white head.
Nose is tropical with some caramel sweetness.
Flavor is more pine than citrus with some malt sweetness. Not bad, but nothing special.
Body is medium, good carbonation.

Overall, an easy to drink IPA.

mr-jj, Nov 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

spycow, Nov 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

SCanthony, Oct 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Great beer, liked the balance of hops. nice citrus, one of the few local IPAs i could find while on the island

djnickelb, Oct 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

knicks19947, Oct 30, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -8.8%

LoganMc, Oct 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

LJWalker, Oct 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Tomasipoi, Oct 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

amazing flavor, very good summer beer.

Stulken, Oct 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

KZane, Oct 27, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +4%

Mrmexicanshoes, Oct 26, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

alcohline_trip, Oct 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Very citrusy. Good IPA. Lacking a little flavor but perhaps I am jaded as I live on the Islands and drink this a lot as I can get it quite cheap.

SurferEric, Oct 26, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +21%

MN12, Oct 26, 2014
Castaway IPA from Kona Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 677 ratings.