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RATINGS: 1235   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.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (2799) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 5, 2008
This is a really good, session pale. The faint hop aroma doesn’t do this beer justice...beautiful burnt orange that is perfectly clear with minimal cloud-white head. This beer is extremely clean and well-balanced. I think the description is deceiving in that I wouldn’t place the mouthfeel at "medium to full-bodied" but it’s a very good, easy drinkin’ beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rynoplasty (700) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 4, 2008
Pours a light amber/copper color with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy hops and sweet malt. Taste is the same but a tad bit light. Still pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2008
I didn’t like this beer as much as everyone else I guess. Amber color with an average head. Very light hop aroma and flavor. I was hoping for more bitterness from it. A little too sweet and malty for me. Just average.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spikester (604) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 29, 2008
Not your average pale ale. Needs a bit more hop bitterness. Good smooth drinking beer with some real character. too sweet for the class. Minimal head and lacings. Nice amber color. Good session brew. Think of it as something between a lager and a pale ale. Would be great in Hawaii. My bottle cap said Aloha = goodbye. Recommended.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leninthedesert (116) - Nevada, USA - JAN 28, 2008
I really like this beer, although I think one of the the best things it has going for it is it’s appearance - what a beautiful coppery-red tone. Great hoppy malt flavor - bordering on rich (I’ll leave it at full). Hints of yeast popping through as it spreads on the palate. Finishes bittery-smooth.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Guinness4Duff (515) - Tallahassee (and Poconos, PA), Florida, USA - JAN 27, 2008
Amber color with a healthy head. Has a sweet floral aroma with a taste to match. Sweet with a mild bitterness. Beer is not bad, but I really like the bottle cap which apparently teaches you Hawaiian (moana = ocean), its a nice little touch.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UselessGdTaste (365) - Long Beach, California, USA - JAN 23, 2008
Pretty sweet for a pale ale. Hops are defined but not really balancing the sweetness out. Drinkable, enjoyable, and not too bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mvcramer (243) - Lexington, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 14, 2008
Good beer. I haven’t been that impressed with Kona to this point but enjoyed this one. Comparable to other solid pale ales. Light brown color with a thin head. Slight hop aroma - pleasant and fragrant. Sweet malty body very pleasing to the palate. Drinkable and appropriately complex for this style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PamelaCupcakes (2) - USA - JAN 8, 2008 does not count
This one knocked out Deschutes’ Mirror Pond as my favorite American pale ale. Bitter, but more balanced without the syrup-y aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2233) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2008
not a bad pale ale per se. decent malt profile a bit like caramel. decent hop profile along the grapefruit line. nice copper color indicitive of decent. refreshing, a touch velvety with adequate carbonation. a little extra fruit punch in the finish with a hint of bitters.


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