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RATINGS: 1471   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strap (721) - Sindelfingen, Baden-Württemberg, - SEP 22, 2013
Darker for a pale ale. A little on the hoppy side, not a very complex pale ale. Good for a Hawaiian brew, but not my first choice for a pale ale ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madquacker (1100) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - JUL 24, 2016
Orange and deep biscuit malts. Very nice and lots of grip. Not sur eit would be a thirst quencher in Hawaii but excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (2213) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2016
Overall: Sweet bread, apples, orange peel, grass.
Note: Bottle 355 ml at Supreme Burger. Reviewed 2016-07-21.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
muzzlehatch (4460) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 18, 2016
12 ounce bottle from Valli Produce on State Street, Rockford IL, sampled a few minutes our of the fridge in a pint glass. This was in the .99 bin and I was afraid I got an old lemon when there wasn’t a hint of "pop" as I flipped the cap off, but it pours with a sizeable head, loads of thick lacing which lasts and lasts, atop a dark amber, almost copper clear body. Surprisingly this is the first Hawaiian beer I’ve had, or at least first rated; could have sworn I’d had a couple of other Kona products over the past few years in my non-rating period. And I’ve never been to Hawaii and never really thought about it until fairly recently; my brother took his first trip with the woman who became his wife there about 6 years ago and while they fought a lot there and it looked like it was not going to end well, they’re still together, with two little girls now. So maybe Hawaii was a positive influence on them after all, they sure talk about it a lot. More digression...anyway this has a light, mostly grassy aroma, dry and pleasing, hints of citrus and wet bark, not really distinctive enough....very full on the tongue, with a cherry-like sweet-sour character, not really a flavor of that fruit but just the balance of taste characteristics reminds me of it...it does feel just a touch flat, so maybe the bottle was a bit old after all, and a tiny bit sticky as it moves to a moderately dry, lightly spicy, lightly hoppy finish. Overall perfectly fine, nothing to remember, unlike my memories of another’s memories of the islands...

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conquerex (4) - - JUL 18, 2016 does not count
처음 마실 때 들어오는 꿀향이 인상적이다. 몰티함 때문에 묵직함도 느낄 수 있다.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBeerFanatic (994) - Friona, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Pours light amber boozy head. Aromas slight skunk, grass, herb, straw, slight citrus. Flavors light citrus, light grass. light toffee, slight caramel. Lightly sweet, medium bitter. Basic.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JFGrind (1987) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Like an old Curmudgeon, Fire Rock has a wall of bitterness with a buttery undertone. Basic Pale Ale offering from Kona.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
facc (5) - - JUL 13, 2016 does not count
astonishing! really enjoyed it... nice head, golden/copper colour, tropical fruit aroma; taste of biscuit, honey, caramel; also scents of roasted malt.... very nice!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vinivini (1184) - BELARUS - JUL 12, 2016
Pours clear light amber. Moderate white frothy head. Stays as a thick lace sticking on glassware. Fruity small of nectar, melon, traces of tropical fruit. Light to medium body. Oily. The flavour starts malty with feel of nectar. Later a bit hollow in the middle. The ending strikes with remarkable piny & citric bitterness wich lingers on through aftertaste. Not that fresh anymore. Pleasant nevertheless.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheAleMale (33) - Worcester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods Cheltenham. They must have forgotten the hops in my bottle. Disappointing. Expected more after trying the Big Wave, which was fantastic. Maybe mine was duff? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kajser27 (1224) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 4, 2016
Clear, deep golden colored, medium- white head, good lasting. Aroma is of malt, caramel, some orange candy and tropical fruits. Taste is medium sweet malt, caramel, orange and tropical fruit, citrus and some floral hops, some hardcandy notes, medium to light bitterness, bittersweet finish. Medium- bodied, soft carbonation, oily. (bottle, Bierboutique Graz)


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