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Bikini Blonde Lager - Maui Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

252 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 9
Gots: 23 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a mostly clear deep straw color. Some chill haze of proteins still hangs around. Head is bubbly, and short lived. Lots of active carbonation rising to the surface.
Aroma of clean caramelized malt, buttered bread, some citrus, herb.
In the taste, quite malty, very bready even a touch of nutty caramel. Mild menthol like minty herb from the hops. Faint citrus. Well carbonated medium bodied lager. Very smooth. This was a refreshingly unique take on the style. I would drink this again without hesitation. A perfect choice for a warm weather thirst quencher, and a solid lager beer.

Stinkypuss, Jun 23, 2013
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3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A 355ml can with a canned-on date of June 2012. Picked up some time back from Trembling Madness in York. Described on the side as a helles lager brewed with German hops and barley. Unfiltered. What the sailors really come to shore for...

Poured into a straight pint glass. A hazy golden hue with fine sediment and medium carbonation. Yields a small head of white foam that lasts for a minute or two before disappearing. Aroma of light, grainy malt with notes of flowery noble hops, grass/hay and earthy yeast. Nicely rounded.

Tastes of light malt with a subtle hoppy character and a dry finish. Notes of grain, noble hops, grass/hay, faint spiciness, earthy yeast and stewed hops. Well attenuated, with a crisp yet restrained bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, dry and tingly, with pleasant carbonation and good body for the style. Mildly astringent, with an aftertaste of earthy yeast and grassy hops.

A solid lager with a satisfying aroma and flavour. The noble hops are understated but come across well, while the yeast adds depth. Not sure what the Germans would think, but never mind. Well crafted and very drinkable; I'd be happy to have a few of these on the beach. Worth sampling if you come across it.

jazzyjeff13, Apr 15, 2013
Bikini Blonde Lager from Maui Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.