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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

678 Ratings
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Ratings: 678
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 20
Gots: 163 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 12 oz. bottle to a tulip glass.

A: Deep golden to light orange. Just a slight bit of haze. A finger of white head. Decent carbonation.
S: Very nice notes of pineapple and mandarin from the hops. Slight hint of pine. However, there is a trace smell of ammonia.
T: Nice citrus flavors with grapefruit and pine being the most prominent flavors. Nice amount of bitterness, but not too much. Strong malt base. Very nice.
M: Medium-bodied. Dry finish with not too bad of an aftertaste. Crisp.
O: A very nice IPA from the beautiful land of Hawaii. Only 7.99 a six pack too. Refreshing and would definitely get again.

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Kona Castaway IPA
12 oz. custom-molded brown glass bottle, dated "12:16 3 JUL 11 14"
$1.79 @ Total Wine & More, Cherry Hill, NJ

Notes: Beautiful packaging all-around. Beautiful looking beer: frothy off-white head, excellent head retention and lacing, slightly hazy golden amber body. Welcoming, brightly pungent and citrusy aroma. The hop flavors (resinous, citrusy, floral) are balanced against the malt, and backed by a solid bitterness. The grainy, biscuity malt is clear up front, but becomes even fuller in the finish - kind of the opposite of many IPA's these days. The malt is the base that the hop flavors bounce around on. Medium body/crisp, median carbonation. It's a fairly straightforward beer, but it's full flavored and rich in character. It's balanced, and neither the bitterness or the hop flavors build on the palate. Drinkable. Great hop character.

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Castaway IPA from Kona Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 678 ratings.