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RATINGS: 319   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GriffDaddy (78) - - SEP 20, 2013
Reddish-brown pour from tap. Mild, floral aroma, bitter forward but balanced. Not especially memorable but a balanced and pleasant IPA. Far too many interesting IPA’s to compete with here. Would I drink again? yes. Would I order again? no.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (6519) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle @ Kristrup tasting. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, wheat, loads of bitter fruity hops, grapefruitpeel, herbal, grassy. Flavor is rather bitter, light sweet, malt, fruity hops, citrus, grapefruitpeel. Medium body, soft carbonation, lasting bitter finish. 310115

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heitereBRÄU (2) - - JAN 31, 2015 does not count
Nice American IPA. Bitterness lasts a bit too long. More Hops would be even better. Still, enjoying it very much!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lesartriste (21) - - JAN 31, 2015
The taste is great - very many flavors from fruits and flowers, without making it overwhelming.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EHSRanders (1832) - Tjele, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden colour with small creamy white mostly lasting head. Heavy Hoppy aroma and flavor. Bitter. Oily palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GJF (1290) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pale pour; thin, disappearing head. Nice hoppy aroma. Semi-sweet flavors with light fruits, peach, apricot, and a moderately dry, hoppy finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Troupis (80) - - JAN 25, 2015
Not sure if it's because I'm sitting in Hawaii but I really enjoyed this IPA. A really crisp balance of hops and fruits. Really well-balanced. Nicely done. Hawaii; bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2729) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 25, 2015
12oz brown bottle. Golden colour, fine haze. Thin white head with not much lacing. Nose has grapefruit, grass and cat pee (hmm). Taste has grapefruity hops and light pine notes, light caramel malts. Crisp, dry, light pine aftertaste. Not very bitter, drinks easy. Not as good as I was hoping for.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbfobes (2597) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2015
On tap at The Barrel House, pours a clear golden Orange with a thick white head, aroma has a little bit of citrus and pine mixed in, flavor has a hop forward front end with a crisp finish, light mouthfeel that seemed to leave me wanting more, meh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2046) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - JAN 22, 2015
nearly clear dark gold pour with a one finger, creamy, off white head, that has decent retention. Aroma is big on citrus, with some nice floral, caramel and cereal notes playing along. Flavor is sweet cereal, biscuit, light caramel, lots of citrus notes, fleshy to zesty and a nice mineral and bitter citrus finish. Medium body, neutral dryish entry, medium carbonation and dry finish. Pretty tasty overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4447) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 22, 2015
355ml bottle pours a clear golden color with a finger of white head that leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is pine, citrus and grass with some grains. Taste is a pine, citrus and grassy hop bitterness balanced with a grainy malty sweetness. Light to medium bodied with decent carbonation. A well rounded IPA that is tasty and recommended.


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