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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

796 Ratings
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Ratings: 796
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12%
Wants: 30
Gots: 227 | 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:
Beer added by: pezoids on 02-21-2004

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
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Ratings: 796 | Reviews: 118 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of northcoastwolf
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leitmotif
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BabaBeer
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jloomis
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shaugn
3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Joey1566
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of netshark
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mthomp081
3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of qcghost
3.95/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Yeroc
3.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kevinbrandyx3
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mertzhb15
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matty-McBier
4.12/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

A nice IPA best suited for summertime.

Photo of BEERWOLF1951
2.87/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

I find this to just be a AVERAGE IPA.. Buy again? Maybe Not.

Photo of kguyty
3.41/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CJNAPS
3.37/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PEIhop
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tyleeis
4.66/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Really good ipa, very drinkable, good hop flavor slight bitterness with a nice malt balance. To me this is more comparable to some of the popular pale ales out now, this has a session ipa feel to it. Low carbonation and light aftertaste leaves a little to be desired but an overall great beer

Photo of BigGingDrinker
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of snarygare
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DukeofAle
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a good, but not great IPA. There are other IPA's with more character, and this one seems a little too light in body for an IPA. Not much head, not much lacing. Drinks fine, but a little too mild for the style, in my opinion.

Photo of Beestin
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Castaway IPA from Kona Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 796 ratings.