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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alanthebeerguy (152) - - AUG 31, 2014
At the brewery pub. Pours a darker amber. Smells of smokey fruit and pine. Taste is pine, mango, smokey fruit. Some caramel sweetness for balance. An average IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tonkun (862) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Tap. Light clear amber pour. Pine, caramel, grapefruit, pineapple. Medium body. Slight caramel sweetness. Not a lot of bitterness. Different than expected. Easy to drink

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (3958) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Bottled shared with McTapps. This one offered not that what I expetced. Well, it had its dry and hoppy moments but it was also a bit dull and skunky. Some nuts and rye also in the company. Not bad at all.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (3956) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. Pours out in a light hazy golden-light amber colour with low, steady head and medium body. Aroma of fresh hops and herbs. Taste of fesh hops, herbs, spruce, mild spices, citrus fruits. Little bit dusty finish with malty hints. Expected more,

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jur (296) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
Draught @ Flying Saucer, Addison. Clear golden, rounded. Mild for an IPA, bit malty even. Nice starter. Herby nose.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (2092) - FINLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle@ahven. Coppery, light haze. Hoppy nose, with some light caramels. Earthy pines, tropicality, green berries. Med light bodied, bit dryharsh, bready, malts. Bitter. Nice long hoppy finish. Quite nice, could be softer.

-- bb

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrhopsbeertalk (129) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 26, 2014
The aroma is mostly earthy noble hops with sublte hints of spice and citrus. The flavor is similar and adds a slight toasty sweet character from the malt. Iíd say itís more medium bodied than full, finishes crisp and bitter

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (2833) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2014
This isnít a world beater but it is a tasty and aromatic IPA. It pours cloudy orange golden and has only a small head of mixed bubbles. Aroma is big and hoppy, lots of pine w/ a bit of a savory herbal character. This is pretty dry and any sweetness is balanced by a lingering, resinous bitterness in the finish. It is a medium bodied beer and somewhat vigorous carbonation helps keep it pretty drinkable. I would not exactly call this a standout IPA but definitely I could drink a six pack of it w/o it getting sticky and gross or me getting sick of it so that is good enough for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jason (1680) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Draft. Pale orange body, lite amount of foam ring. Aroma of lite citrus, berry. Flavor is smooth, low hoppiness with a soft palate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13631) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle from GBBF 2014 and drunk at home. Gold clear lasting thin white head. Fresh grapefruit hop aroma. Plenty of grapefruit in the mouth. Fresh tasty some tropical fruits too. Really reminded me of a Kernel IPA. Malts are there and fine and keep the hops in check, but donít do much else. Some mild bitterness on the finish. Lovely fresh hoppy IPA. Love the grapefruity tropical fruit flavours. Just like biting into fresh fruit. Lovely.


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