Fire Rock Pale Ale | Kona Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
82
good
2,368 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:
2,368
Reviews:
681
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.71%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
529
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,368 |  Reviews: 681
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

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.8/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of q33jeff
3.33/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

**
09/14/12

AROMA: Light Hops and Barley.
LOOK: Light copper appearance, darker than I would expect for a "pale" ale.
TASTE: Light Hops and Barley, but also a faint coffee flavor, which gives a little character.
FEEL: Very light drinking, but with good flavor.

A very nice drinking beer.

**

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

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.67/5  rDev +29%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of D1noB
2.96/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A crisp beer taste up front that goes away rapidly, directly into a grassy, wood taste that finishes it off.

Taste Rating in Words: Have you ever chowed on bark (crunchy) or ate (chewed) grass, yeah its chewy. It's a lot like that. . . Yaaaay nature.

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Photo of Kamahl16
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of florisj135
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Fire Rock Pale Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
3.62 out of 5 based on 2,368 ratings.
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