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:
682
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.71%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
531
For Trade:
2
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of AmitC
3.61/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A pretty decent APA. Just fine.

Pours a good pale amber color, some off white head. A few bubbles. Clear.

Some hop aroma, very slight malt. Just ok, nothing enticing or exciting about it.

Just fine display of floral hops and good mix wit body. Dry finish. Not one of the bitter stuff.

Body is light to slightly medium. Moderate carbonation.

Very run of the mill stuff.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Fatehunter
2.68/5  rDev -26%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured a finger of head on a hazy, medium straw colored body.
The aroma is faint citrus and pine.
The taste is watery with some mild malt and hardly any note of bitterness.
It has a higher carbonation level which is annoying with medium body.
A below average pale ale. No real flavor and the mouthfeel was too fizzy.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured this beer into a tulip style glass and received about a finger of head from the pour. This beer is coppery in color and kind of cloudy.

The nose on this one was pretty minimal. You can smell light hopping and malt on this one.

This pale is pretty malty. I also get some unusual/earthy spice... almost like nutmeg or cinnamon. The balance is a little off, but this is a pleasurable flavor on the whole.

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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