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Castaway IPA | Kona Brewing Co.

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Castaway IPACastaway IPA
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3.75/5
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1,371 Ratings
Castaway IPACastaway IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A full-bodied, American-Style I.P.A. that is bronze in color, Castaway IPA is "dry hopped" (aged with liberal amounts of whole hop flowers after fermentation) for assertive hop flavor and aroma. The bitterness is balanced by the malty body of the beer.

50 IBU

Added by stirgy on 02-21-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,972
Reviews:
204
Ratings:
1,371
pDev:
11.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
615
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,371 |  Reviews: 204
Photo of Shortbox81
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gatch
4.18/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pretendeer
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tiernan
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DamienI
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BubbaGuppy
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThePold
3.35/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

No idea how old this was, but I'm on the East Coast. And they're in Hawaii. So take a guess. Anyways, it is a light version of an IPA, but not one I'd buy again.

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Photo of Murph106157
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rolltide8425
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rjbrad451
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On a mission to try every IPA, and this was a good one. I like fruity beers, and this had a pleasant but not overwhelming fruit ambiance.

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Photo of joedvegas
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy, golden look with a nice thick, white, lingering head. Nice scents of pineapple, orange-peel, lemon and lime. Taste is balanced, with subtle hints of citrus and a hint of malt on the finish. Light to medium-bodied feel, not heavy at all. Very fruity on the nose, but the taste was more balanced and not a fruit bomb. Lighter than it looked. Good beer for a hot day.

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3.39/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mousel
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SoccerSeuss
4.52/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Stamped May 25 17 on the bottle.

Nice honey color with soft, cream colored head.

Hints of floral and citrus in the aroma.

Floral and citrus taste, low bitterness, very refreshing.

Medium body and carbonation.

Bought this at the grocery in a variety pack while on vacation. Was at the beach and it was on sale, and seeing it was from Hawaii I though why not. Was impressed. A very good IPA. I'd definitely recommend.

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Photo of DutchGermanguy
3.46/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer has a nice golden colour to it. The taste is a good mixture between the bitterness of the hop and a refreshing citron like flavour. A nice IPA to try

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3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BAsbill
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of valkyre65
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sanitarium16
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 98green
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of apartin
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gboley
3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Castaway IPA from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 1,371 ratings
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