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Fire Rock Pale Ale | Kona Brewing Co.

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2,394 Ratings
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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:
#36,767
Reviews:
688
Ratings:
2,394
pDev:
12.71%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
537
Trade:
2
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Photo of florisj135
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of emprox
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of fuzzcherry
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bft1
2.33/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Kind of heavy, wooden malty taste. Sweetish. Weird overall. Not a fan of this style maybe, but this one is almost un drinkable. They should probably stick to the light tropical lager style....

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Photo of PMarcy78
3.18/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brlelievre
3.97/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of KevinSku
3.14/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Has something about it's aftertaste that even after drinking primarily IPA's my entire drinking career, tasted bitter in an off putting way. Almost as if the fire rock in the name is really an ashed cigarette.
Despite the aftertaste, the pour is smooth, and the taste tastes good if you don't count the last ten percent of a sip.
I'll get the Liquid Aloha again, but not if there's other Kona varieties available.

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Photo of MFMB
3.49/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Copper pour. Nose of floral and malt. Taste of roasted malts, biscuit grainy, light citrus(grapefruit rine) and floral bouquets. Medium mouth feel dry finish.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.96/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Lots of clarity, you can tell this is an Inbev pale ale. Has the yellow/copper color appearance, nice 1/2" white head on it. Looks professional. Aroma is very mild grain and hop amounts.

Taste is a mild pale ale, they keep the ibus down by using Mt. Hood and Galena, not really "hoppy" hops. Its very gateway. No off flavors, pretty tame stuff all around. Carbonation is high. Keeps it light bodied even moreso.

There's a definite market for this stuff.

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

Photo of kwa357
3.46/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.02/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EarForBeer
3.88/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of takusan1000
3.61/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigSmooth12
4.06/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of thesidewayz01
4.27/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of J_T_Arlington
3.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jodio
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heerboth
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Antg8989
3.99/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drbenderdo
3.88/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fire Rock Pale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 2,394 ratings
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