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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oelbas (272) - DENMARK - AUG 21, 2016
Let tåget gylden med et forholdsvis kortvarigt hvidt skum. Duften er umiddelbart præget af grape, men afløses snart af en mere nuanceret duft af blomst og fyrrenåle. Smagen er tør og bitter med antydning af grape, der forsvinder forholds hurtigt i eftersmagen. En rigtig fin amerikansk IPA af den tørre slags.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
raymow (1395) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2016
on tap at Wahoo Tacos at Drexel - nice golden color. Slight hop aroma. Decent hop flavor. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DijkBier (61) - AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2016
Supermarket beer in Holland. Warm-golden pour with white head. Very fruite, hoppy, citrus, some grass, with a pleasant hop bitterness. Nice IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NordicV (1932) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2016
Gyllene till orange öl med vitt skum. Doft och smak är gräsig med inslag av fruktighet, främst persika och grapefrukt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maarten1993 (909) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2016
Drank with Rik during our supermarket-beer-tasting 13/8/16. Assertive beer, lots of carbonation. Some hop in it. Fine beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yy0pp (1238) - - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden color with white head. Aroma - Hoppy, floral, pine. Taste - Medium bitterness, light sweetness, mango, grapefruit. Smooth.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hamirubi (563) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2016
35.5cl bottle at home (11 VIII 2016). Golden coloured brew with firm long lasting, creamy white foam. Beautifully flavoured ale with fruity hops and subtle malts. The fruits reveal certain passiflora fruits, pineapple, lemon, citrus zeste, and even some blossoms flavours. Yet, the taste is quite a downer, with a plain, dry mouthfeel and little body. No-nonsens for some, others would say it is just not complex. Not bad for an American IPA, yet this Hawaiian beer is not a smash hit either. The bitterness lingers around the malty, leafy and spiced sensations, but the body is too faint. A solid brew, a pleasant American IPA with lovely nose, a good but modest taste sensation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LakatosKE (53) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2016
bottled. Clear golden with medium white head. Aroma of caramel and fruity hops. Taste is also caramel, malty, sweet and hoppy. Bitterness is higher, medium carbonation. Crispy with dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MetalNHopHead (1328) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Castaway smells appropriately floral for a Hawaiian beer. It pours golden with notes of nectar, tropical fruit, and a fair amount of sweet malt. Castaway has an oily, sticky feel and tastes like earth (grass, flowers) and citrus. It’s hop-forward but the robust malt body restrains the bitterness. Very solid.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8489) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle @ New Brew-M, Burnley. Clear golden with an extremely thin head. Hoppy and floral, with some sweetness.


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