Kua Bay | Kona Brewing Co.

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81
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22 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States
konabrewingco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jhartley on 08-19-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
22
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
19.35%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 22 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Guden
2.4/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

This is an IPA? Smell is malty, light caramel, kind of bland. Flavor is malt followed by moderate bitterness. It tastes a bit like Longhammer (not a shocker since its the same brewery) but with less bitterness. Hops are subtle to non-existent with the exception of the bitterness. Disappointing.

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Photo of GreenEggsHam1
3.52/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CoryR
4.25/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.93/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yesdog
3.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tubeyes
4.06/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A. Some head, nice full lace, dark golden umber, bubbly
S. Faint and subtle hops
T. Beautiful fruity hops, caramel goodness
M. Great mouthfeel, fruity hop aftertaste
O. Fantastic beer had in shaker pint at kona on the peer in Oahu, HI on tap, beautiful view of the mountains and water.

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Photo of taospowder
3.92/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cjohns73
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Williaar
3.68/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdaschaf
3.91/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MooseBoose
4.24/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GT1
3.98/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Solid brew. Much better than Castaway.

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Photo of CruiseLife
3.56/5  rDev +6%

Photo of MaximumYuks
3.65/5  rDev +8.6%

Photo of juicebox
4.75/5  rDev +41.4%

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

Photo of Mrose78
4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

Photo of JISurfer
4/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Davedecker50
3.8/5  rDev +13.1%

Kua Bay from Kona Brewing Co.
3.36 out of 5 based on 22 ratings.
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