Castaway IPA | Kona Brewing Co.

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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
Ratings:
1,356
Reviews:
202
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
11.44%
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
600
For Trade:
1
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Photo of dsa7783
3.48/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Kona Grill in Woodbridge. Pours an effervescent, golden hue with minimal frothing. Mild aroma replete with hints of grapefruit, citrus, and pine. Similar overall flavor profile.

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Photo of Jodio
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gandres
3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle 12 ounce poured to wine glass
Appearance: Deep orange, clear, small head, almost no lacing
Aroma: slight smell of hops
Taste: Balance bitterness, but can improve on follow through
Palate:Slightly creamy
Overall: Good beer, but not something to look forward to. aftertaste can be improve
Drank:

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Photo of sparx1100
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DreDay
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dms844
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jibrahim414
3.24/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jdhilt
3.23/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a two finger white head that fades very slowly to a thin layer leaving a good lace. Light hazy straw color. Light-medium carbonation and light-medium bodied. Grapefruit hop nose and flavor is light grapefruit, lingering bitter after taste. In $9.99 6-pak Shaw's Supermarket Concord, NH. Bottled Sep 2016.

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Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.64/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Redeemed by aroma. Pours an orangish gold with a chill haze. A finger of white foam rests on top. Aroma ia citrus, and floral, and a little soapy. Tastes a bit bitter, some orange rind, but much more subtle than the aroma. Went very well with pineapple, though.

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Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of eldoctorador
2.5/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of gobuccos
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Timtac
3.34/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HermitDan
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of raylpendleton
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcbeers
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DucksFan16
3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap, 12/15/2016.

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Photo of D1noB
3.55/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Fades into a crisp, hoppy, citrus beer that that finishes the sentence off in a grainy period.

Taste Rating in Words: It's surfing, there is some work involved but it the joy and rush of adrenaline makes it all worth it.

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Photo of smcel371
3/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of greedysoul
4.44/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Leoherrmann9
3.37/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Burnerdale
3.38/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NateDyk47
3.89/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RodSmith
3.4/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Castaway IPA from Kona Brewing Co.
3.76 out of 5 based on 1,356 ratings.
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