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Kauai Island Captain Cook’s IPA


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Created after the hoppy ales brewed in the 1700’s for the long journey from England to Hawaii, this Ale is one of our hoppiest beers ever using 15 pounds of hops for 155 gallons of beer.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6972) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
On tap @ the brewpub in Port Allen, Kauai, Hawaii. Cloudy gold, a little dirty looking, leaves a mess of lace around the glass. Intense fresh pineapple, passionfruit, so fresh & juicy! Lightly vegetal toward the end. Pale malts, medium sweetness. Long bitter finish. My favourite from this little brewery, and a really great IPA by any standard.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bnoel09 (442) - Elk Grove, California, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Dark amber / orange color with white head. Aroma is quite hoppy with floral and resinous notes. Flavor has some caramel malt with a lot of hoppy character - floral, grassy, resinous. Medium bodied with a dry finish. Very nice IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
adamah (214) - - MAY 19, 2013
Piney, earthy and citrusy. Pours dark orange. Tastes slightly sweet but very bitter on the back end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7309) - NUNEATON, Top 23, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Tap at the brewpub and from growler back at the house, 20/08/12. Lacy, tufted copper-gold diaphanous with haze. Huge mushy papaya, passion fruit aroma; pungent, hairy, perfumed leafy hop. Pineapple and grapefruit on the palate; dried pepper, stewed Earl Grey teapot dregs, slight burn, bitter husky afters uncluttered by malt. A bit Jaipur. Solid, wafting, tropical-accented IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4066) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2012
Location: Draft at the Brewpub, 7/14/12

Aroma: This brew has a citrus and caramel nose that is quite hoppy
Appearance: This one pours a cloudy golden orange color with a small white head
Flavor: The flavor is quite hoppy as well with a long bitterness and mild sweetness
Palate: It is medium bodied, with average carbonation, a smooth body, and a long dry finish
Overall Impression: It is pretty cool to stumble on a brand new brewpub and be the first to add and rate one of their beers. As for this beer, I thought it was a not bad, but not great IPA. Still though, I enjoyed drinking it.


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