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Bikini Blonde Lager - Maui Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Bikini Blonde LagerBikini Blonde Lager

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BA SCORE
82
good

227 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 227
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.19%
Wants: 8
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
18 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-07-2008)
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SoCaliC8

California

1.75/5  rDev -51.5%

01-16-2014 05:18:11 | More by SoCaliC8
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kojevergas

Texas

2.4/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12 fl oz /355 ml aluminum can with a comfortably grippable top served into a conical Guinness pint glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are below average given the style.

Served straight from the refrigerator. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

Not paired with food. Consumed on a full stomach.

A: Pours a one finger white colour head without hardly any cream, of poor thickness, and average retention. Body colour is a predictable clear light copper. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show. A mundane appearance; somewhat dull.

Sm: Clean malts, stale orange peel, rice, stale barley, and hints of creamed wheat. A mild strength aroma, and not a particularly appealing one.

T: Clean malts, rice, stale orange peel, stale cream, hints of wheat, and stale barley. Light hopping contributes light vague citrus. A poorly constructed simple brew with some redeeming citrus character. Badly balanced and built. Not at all complex or subtle. No yeast or alcohol comes through. Boring and bland.

Mf: Smooth and wet, with some tingly crystal malt coarseness. Adequately carbonated. Too thick for the lack of body and flavour.

Dr: Drinkable but bleh. A very underwhelming offering from Maui brewing. Certainly the worst brew from them I've yet tried. I won't be getting this again. It hides its mere average ABV pretty well, but that's not much of an accomplishment.

D+

Serving type: can

06-18-2012 04:00:28 | More by kojevergas
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Bieniek30

New York

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

08-23-2013 19:01:21 | More by Bieniek30
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x0darap

California

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

04-03-2012 23:42:43 | More by x0darap
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PintPal

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

02-04-2012 21:44:09 | More by PintPal
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snaotheus

Washington

2.58/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12oz can poured into a little hotel glass

Pours bright yellow with a little beige head. Smells a little of straw and a little of lemon.

Taste is pretty boring, watery, slightly sour, more of the lemon than the straw.

Mouthfeel is light and effervescent. Drinkable, but not exciting.

Serving type: can

10-12-2009 03:09:15 | More by snaotheus
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elNopalero

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

From Hawaii. So: long distance for distribution, balanced by environmentally-friendly recyclable packaging? I’m not sure the balance is worth it in this case

This looks like a yellow fizzy beer. Very foamy. Low, barely detectable aroma and not a whole lot of flavor either. There is a honey-sweet taste to it, and a sweet finish, but not a whole lot else going on here. Wasn’t horrible but not terribly exciting. I certainly don’t picture myself sitting on a warm, sunny beach and wanting to drink one of these.

Serving type: can

12-11-2011 01:09:57 | More by elNopalero
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notlad


2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

07-16-2012 01:15:58 | More by notlad
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brywhite

California

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

08-31-2013 23:50:03 | More by brywhite
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ehammond1


2.9/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Can (2012)

Texas Liquor
Carlsbad, CA

Clear golden with a moderately sized off-white head. Leaves dots of lace down the glass. Appropriate.

Toasted, biscuit, sweet malt, some grass, and mild citrus combine for a pleasant, though unexciting, aroma.

The flavor falls short of the aroma, with the usual bready malt and slight sweetness and grass combining, though unfortunately, there's a very off butter like taste, especially as the beer warms.

Medium bodied with high carbonation.

Good enough at cold temperatures, but this fails considerably more upon warming. I don't need to revisit this one.

Serving type: can

09-19-2012 21:47:25 | More by ehammond1
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inlimbo77

Delaware

2.93/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz, 9/7/11 (almost a year old)
Sam Adams perfect pint

A: Pours a crystal clear BMC yellow color. Still good carbonation. Finger of fluffy white head. Lacing is there.

S: Obviously the age might have knocked this down a bit. The hops have really died out. Getting lots of bready malt character.

T: Tip of the tongue, maybe a touch of hop bite still. It's very faint. Then its all bready and biscuity malt flavor. It's kind of blah at this point. Finish is clean and crisp and flat.

M: Light bodied. Bland and flat.

O: C+

Serving type: can

08-24-2012 14:02:04 | More by inlimbo77
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switzer

Oregon

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-02-2014 03:23:11 | More by switzer
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BklynTerp

New York

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-27-2013 18:17:10 | More by BklynTerp
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MAUEX_MFA

Alaska

3/5  rDev -16.9%

12-03-2012 03:54:28 | More by MAUEX_MFA
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BridgieT

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -16.9%

03-06-2014 01:42:14 | More by BridgieT
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.9%

02-12-2012 01:21:17 | More by Tyrawlings
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-06-2013 23:27:03 | More by BlueMoon10
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wakeuptothesun

California

3/5  rDev -16.9%

12-28-2013 04:07:09 | More by wakeuptothesun
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hogrider

Florida

3/5  rDev -16.9%

06-05-2012 22:55:24 | More by hogrider
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Sonofalime

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.9%

03-11-2014 00:24:06 | More by Sonofalime
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ernestenvy


3/5  rDev -16.9%

03-22-2012 12:59:12 | More by ernestenvy
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July2Nov

Hawaii

3/5  rDev -16.9%

05-20-2013 03:36:48 | More by July2Nov
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DaveRinn

Washington

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-10-2014 06:33:41 | More by DaveRinn
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3/5  rDev -16.9%

09-02-2013 20:00:05 | More by UncleAddie
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Holland

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.9%

02-07-2013 06:54:57 | More by Holland
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Bikini Blonde Lager from Maui Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.