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RATINGS: 1428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
robforbes (2090) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2007
pours a clear amber with a medium size off-white head. smell - grass, roasted nuts, hint of hops taste - light, watery, bit sweet, some nuts, not much in the flavor department.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1664) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2013 On tap at the St. Louis Art Festival. Pours an orange amber color with a full rocky white head. Aroma of sweet caramel and hop flowers. Delicious pale and toasted malt sweetness along with a dry hopped bitterness and slight citrus flavor. Hopped more like an IPA, but very good and well balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fattibobatti (246) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2007
not as hoppy as sweetwater 420 which was kinda disappointing but still a very well balanced and good buy pale ale. easy drinking, hint of citrus hops. light texture and a pretty pour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mustangjoe (183) - redondo beach, California, USA - SEP 6, 2007
I thought this one was pretty good. Copper color and a nice, floral, hoppy aroma. The hops in the flavor was just right for a pale ale. I would buy this one again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2007
Poured a hazy copper color with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, pine, spices, and floral hops. Taste of pine and citrus, caramel malt, grapefruit, spices, and a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
shine (3) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 3, 2007 does not count
A wonderful beer when you don’t want to be bulldozed by an arrogant bastard. I love this stuff and I love the AB as well. There is no "best" beer. In the right time and place, they all have their merits. ~S

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchmela (2929) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 3, 2007
Pours a nice copper color with minimal head. Slightly roasted malt aroma. Nice hint of roasted malt in the taste. I know it says a pronounced hop flavor, but I did not really get that. An easy drinking beer, but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2007
Tried this at the beach in Wildwood and it was a nice alternative to the other beer’s at Urie’s Restaurant...I would drink this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - SEP 2, 2007
Bottle: Fiery amber, clear, large foamy off-white head, a few rings of lacing, no noticeable carbonation.   Soft hop nose, slight citrus, minor grainy malts.   Pale citrusy bite on the tongue, very minor hop presense.   Not grainy or astringent like I thought it would be based on its hint on the nose.   It is actually on the sweeter side, sweet citrus rind in fact.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Somewhat light for a pale ale, in terms of Hops.   Does have a slight bite to it, but its moreso sweet.   Decent, but when I think of Pale Ale I think of light IPA, which this one was very light.   Tiz okay, but perhaps a bit too sweet and not hopped up enough for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 12/29/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

hazy amber, scant head, sweet grapefruit aroma, creamy body, creamy hop flavor, nice citrus character, light bitterness, a great flavorful pale with hop flavor instead of bitterness,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4

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