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RATINGS: 718   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hamirubi (574) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2016
35.5cl bottle at home (11 VIII 2016). Golden coloured brew with firm long lasting, creamy white foam. Beautifully flavoured ale with fruity hops and subtle malts. The fruits reveal certain passiflora fruits, pineapple, lemon, citrus zeste, and even some blossoms flavours. Yet, the taste is quite a downer, with a plain, dry mouthfeel and little body. No-nonsens for some, others would say it is just not complex. Not bad for an American IPA, yet this Hawaiian beer is not a smash hit either. The bitterness lingers around the malty, leafy and spiced sensations, but the body is too faint. A solid brew, a pleasant American IPA with lovely nose, a good but modest taste sensation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LakatosKE (316) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2016
bottled. Clear golden with medium white head. Aroma of caramel and fruity hops. Taste is also caramel, malty, sweet and hoppy. Bitterness is higher, medium carbonation. Crispy with dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MetalNHopHead (1650) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Castaway smells appropriately floral for a Hawaiian beer. It pours golden with notes of nectar, tropical fruit, and a fair amount of sweet malt. Castaway has an oily, sticky feel and tastes like earth (grass, flowers) and citrus. Its hop-forward but the robust malt body restrains the bitterness. Very solid.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8927) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle @ New Brew-M, Burnley. Clear golden with an extremely thin head. Hoppy and floral, with some sweetness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fkoolen (1079) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear golden colour, white stable head. Nice citrus and pine hop tones, crisp bitterness, light malty base: well balanced. Medium body, lively carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PanMarek (335) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2016
Hoppy nose with pine at the front. Cloudy golden pour, quickly dissipating foam. Hoppy nose, bitter, citrusy notes. Medium body and fizz. Fruits come out in the taste, especially grapefruit. Moderately bitter. Coarse finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinivini (1570) - BELARUS - JUL 30, 2016
Clear golden, moderate white dense frothy head. Average retention. Notable lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit, honey, melon, blossom, a bit dusty. Vague for the style. Medium body. Oily to creamy mouthfeel. The flavour shows nectar sweetness partnering with nice smooth citric bitterness. The latter is not that fresh as the beer is quite old. Still its well made and convincing.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyScallywag (321) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2016
Hardly any aroma. Starts a soft malty sweetness and a lot of bitter. The bitter turns dry quick and is somewhat off putting. It's alright though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PlutonowyMan (585) - POLAND - JUL 29, 2016
Kolor jasnego bursztynu, z?oty, nieznacznie zm?tniony. Piana bia?o ??ta, zbudowana ze ?redniej wielko?ci p?cherzykw, nie jest wysoka, ani trwa?a, redukuje si? do delikatnego ko?uszka i wi?kszej obreczy. Aromat delikatne owocowy z ?ywic? i karmelem. Smak: ponownie owoce, g?wnie pomara?cze i cytryny, w tle mango, ?ywica lekko przesuni?ta do ty?u a karmel calkowicie wycofany. Goryczka d?uga, wyra?na, grapefruitowa, nie zalega. Wysycenie ?rednie w kierunku do wysokiego. Uwagi: piwo dobre, cho? troch? brakuje mu cia?a.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
euniceradio (494) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JUL 26, 2016
12oz bottle to tulip. Pours clear gold, white foam head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, mango, fig, papaya. Taste of same with pale malts.


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