Fire Rock Pale Ale | Kona Brewing Co.

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82
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2,377 Ratings
Fire Rock Pale AleFire Rock Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fire Rock Pale Ale is crisp, refreshing “Hawaiian-style” pale ale. Its signature copper color results from the unique blend of specialty roasted malts. The pronounced citrus-floral hop aroma comes from the liberal amounts of Galena, Cascade & Mt.Hood hops added to each brew.

35 IBU

Added by xlperro on 08-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,377
Reviews:
681
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.71%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
531
For Trade:
2
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Photo of pioppo
4.16/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Robertas
3.43/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SaltofOH
2.92/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Bottle dated Sept. 14, 2016! DFH Tulip.

A: pours a slightly hazy orange copper with loads of carbonation and 1 finger bright white head.

S: pretty dull, as you'd expect at this age. Some faint malt, but really a whole lot of nothing.

T: mild, slightly citrusy arrival, turning to a lightly bready malt with some grassy bitterness.

M: lighter end of mid-bodied and very well carbonated.

O: a refreshing classic American pale ale, deadened by my ignorance in buying such an old bottle. Should give it a second go round some other time.

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Photo of ManlyWealth
4.85/5  rDev +34%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A pale ale brewed with roasted malts, what a good concept. Pours a beautiful gold-copper color with a loud healthy off white head that makes a lot of fizz noises. A constant flow of tiny bubbles rise from the bottom of my glass even as the head fades leaving traces of lacing on the glass. Has a fantastic bouquet of hop and malt. Outstanding, refreshing taste of a hoppy pale ale slathered in malt with just enough bitterness. Very good! Overall, Fire Rock is an outstanding beer that goes down easy! I'd say its one of Kona Brewing's best brews. Outstanding work Kona!

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Photo of brewnme
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tyecko
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fitzy01
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheHopsman
3.72/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcflorian
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SuomiHobbit
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DreDay
4.1/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andrewh995
3.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Surprisingly good! Lots of grain and caramel. A citrusy flavor comes along that actually surprisingly gives me the impression I would expect a Hawaiian beer to give.

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Photo of RR58
3.85/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AleSan
2.84/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CaloricCactus0
3.08/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JuiceMan818
3.67/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jibrahim414
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vetbidder
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent looking beer if not a bit more amber than you'd expect. Jeez im not sure I get much on the nose. Slight hops(melon?) with a malt center. This is an APA? I'm calling the taste a malty type beer with a watery finish and ever so slight bitterness in the back. Not bad but not really what I'm expecting for an APA.

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Photo of Momon
3.86/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crissxhou_96
4.46/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bammer21
3.39/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Fire Rock Pale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
3.62 out of 5 based on 2,377 ratings.
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