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RATINGS: 1317   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Fire Rock Pale Ale is a crisp, refreshing “Hawaiian-style” pale ale. Its signature copper color results from the unique blend of specialty roasted malts. The pronounced citrus-floral hop aroma comes from the liberal amounts of Galena, Cascade & Mt. Hood hops added to each brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
iowaherkeye (2698) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - APR 25, 2006
Deleted my rating - again! Pours an orange copper with small white head. Aroma of floral and grapefruit hops, some caramel malts, and some metallic notes. Tastes of floral hops, followed by some caramel malts, then a little malt sweetness, and ends with a very slight bitterness. Slightly above mediocre. I remember hearing or reading something great about this beer at some point, and am a little disappointed. Being in Florida I thought this was a great find, but I guess not.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogfishho (645) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2006
Tap at Gameworks LV, NV. Poured with a thin white head and really nice, bold copper color. Aroma was of citrusy hops and the flavor was very similar and straightforward. Mouthfeel made it very refreshing. This could easily be your everyday brew for hanging out on the deck.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
waolsen (1369) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - MAR 14, 2006
bottle. light clear copper pour with almost no head. fresh grass, orange, light hops for aroma. clean orange and mollases. Nice effervecance. dry finish. Very average pale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5025) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 12, 2006
Bottle at Stuffed Sandwich, LA. Amber with moderate foam. Nice, but moderate citrus hop aroma and some caramel. Good bitter flavours with some caramel sweetness. Medium body and carbonation. A very refreshing and well-balanced pale ale from Hawaii.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kevster (344) - Bradenton, Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2006
On tap @ the "Sarasota Rhythm & Brews Festival." Pours a dark copper color with a frothy off-white head. Aroma is a hoppy floral with hints of citrus. Initial flavor is sweet and malty with a hoppy bitter finish. I had one pint and I liked it well enough to have another.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
pinkzambia (1577) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 19, 2006
Bottle: Clear copper color with a fizzy, cream colored head. Lots of bubbles rising to the top that maintain the small, lasting head. The aromas were pretty mild for a pale ale - floral hops with a metallic hint. The taste is lacking sorely - mainly tasted like fermented cardboard. It did have a biiter taste, but not the good kind of bitter that is usually enjoyed in a pale ale. The feel was one its better qualities -- not too thin. My opinion: the Hawaiians should leave brewing to the main continent and stick to making Mai Tai’s.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4561) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2006
A stock APA. Very orange, big head, OK label. Like the lizard. The thing that was most remarkable about this beer was the palate and mouthfeel, which was extremely good. Solid, not overbittered, overbrewed or overhopped. Nice light pine and moderately sweet caramel in the aroma and flavor. Medium acidity. This is a good clue as to why APA became a prominent style -- it’s going back to the roots. Lots of APA’s are formulaic, grotesquely evolved versions of this basic brew. Sturdy, drinkable and solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - FEB 7, 2006
Draught. Clear copper-orange color with off white head that laced the glass. Flowery hop nose and flavor with a touch of malty sweetness and bitter hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (11555) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 3, 2006
Draft at Royal Pacific in Orlando. Pours a deep amber color with a medium frothy white head that lasted. Moderate hoppy citrus aroma. Medium body. Same good hoppy citrus flavor with a medium bitter finish. Good drinkable pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OKBeer (1171) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 8, 2006
12 oz. bottle. Golden amber colour with a frothy white head. Caramel and fresh pine aroma. Caramel and light citrus with a light grapefruit and pine bitter finish. Medium bodied, lightly creamy but refreshing.

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