Fire Rock Pale Ale | Kona Brewing Co.

Fire Rock Pale AleFire Rock Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.62/5
2,390 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
Ranking:
#36,204
Reviews:
687
Ratings:
2,390
pDev:
12.71%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
535
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,390 |  Reviews: 687
Photo of cackalacky
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle from a six pack. This pours a light copper orange with small white head. Smells fruity, tropical, with some caramel from the malt. Taste of pineapple, not much hop bite, slightly sweet on the palate. Pretty decent goes down easy with medium carbonation and relatively light mouthfeel. Solid summer beer, but not the bite I was hoping for.

 345 characters

Photo of firebeer06
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Navalartichoke
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of AdamBear
3.37/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-honey colored with a nice cream colored head

S-aged grains and creaminess. Some tropical fruits. Faint scent overall

T-comes in with an extremely, extremely smooth taste of light hops and tropical fruit flavors. The taste pretty much ends there. No bitterness. Just a touch of jungle fruit remains.

M-medium to low creamy carbonation with a semi-creamy finish

O-not exactly what I want from my pale ales. It's a bit too fruity. It's not a terrible beer, but this is quite girly for an APA. The flavors are fairly watery as well. Even tastes somewhat adjunct. I like a lot of Kona beers but this was a let down.

 617 characters

Photo of t0rin0
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of kgmm77
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Robdrinx
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Toadhopper
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of thePhoenyx
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of sendbeer
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of tbone1384
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Mordhaus
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of SadMachine
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of jjd315
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Dank26
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of nloyless
2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Photo of johnsilk
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of cfalovo97
5/5  rDev +38.1%

Photo of mseidens
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of WileECoyoteBrew
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of micromaniac129
3.55/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

What we have here is a good basic beer. Color is copper with a smallish white head and some carbonation.Aroma is light but balanced with sweet caramel malts and a citrusy hop smell.
Tasty yes but nothing to write home about. A densent malt bill bready and grainy mabe and hops having a lighter citrus taste.
This is a drinkable standard for the masses beer and there's nothing wrong with that.

 393 characters

Photo of NCbeerpirate
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Fire Rock Pale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 2,390 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.