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Castaway IPA - Kona Brewing Co.

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Castaway IPACastaway IPA

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very good

839 Ratings
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Ratings: 839
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12%
Wants: 33
Gots: 247 | 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: 839 | Reviews: 125
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

By far, one of the best Kona brews I have had. For an IPA it has a cloudier appearance than most, but it works. A nice thick head dissipates slowly leaving good lacing all the way down the glass. The normal IPA odor is overcome by strong scents of oranges and limes mixing to an appealing fruity aroma. But here's where the differences with most IPAs end. The mouthfeel is full-bodied and crisp, but the taste was mostly what you get from IPA - the strong, bitter, but flavorful hoppy taste, but nothing out-of-the-ordinary. Overall, it was better than okay, and better than most of the other Kona offerings.

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Castaway IPA from Kona Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 839 ratings.