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Lemongrass Luau | Kona Brewing Co.

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Ratings:
91
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
41.57%
 
 
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Lemongrass LuauLemongrass Luau
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States | website

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Lovely85 on 11-05-2013

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Reviews: 12 | Ratings: 91
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Photo of Guden
2.79/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Strange and malty with light hints of ginger. Searching for lemongrass, maybe grasping at a tiny bit? Far from the best lemongrass beer, more of a subtle ginger wheat.

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Photo of chossboss
4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of moundbz
3.48/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beer21
2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of OKbrew89
3.65/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of secondtooth
3.52/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a semi-cloudy golden with a thick head of white bubbles. Lovely tree-line lace.

Aroma is ginger with some citrus underneath. Very pleasant and refreshing, really.

Taste is quite unusual and unique, with the ginger being up front and foremost, but with a well-integrated touch of the lemongrass and citrus. I enjoyed this one as a tasty take on ginger beer.

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Photo of CWVegas
2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of WoodBrew
4.01/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The Lemongrass Luau from Kona is good....perfect summer beer. The beer poured a straw yellow with white head that is not leaving a lace. The scent is lemon and ginger. The taste follows suite and is evenly balanced. The mouhtfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a winner and worth a try.

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Photo of grahuba
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mgcarney
4.81/5  rDev +39.8%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JamLand
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of tone77
3.32/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell has some hints of ginger, not much else. Taste is mild, ginger, some lemon, not bad but nothing special. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a mediocre beer.

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Photo of MikalMick
3.94/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jerefreakinmiah
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HardyA
3.61/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of northcoastwolf
3.3/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of jjamadorphd
3.56/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Kona Brewing and their 808 series beer the Lemongrass Luau - I like it. It wasn't overly impressive out of the bottle (gosh, lately none of the beers I've been trying wow me out of the bottle). Anyway, it has a weak head and no lacing, but it was still halfway decent. Feel-wise I liked the crisp and full flavor rolling around the tongue. The smell was there with the lemongrass, but ginger - which is a powerful scent - I didn't really detect. The taste of the beer was good though, very refreshing - sessionable if you're inclined to this sort of beer. A very nice job by Kona.

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Photo of Birdlegs
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of JOHNKNEEGEEZ
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of AlaskaAg
3.16/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bundy462
3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kris450
4.1/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thebooyakid
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crob3888
3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice golden yellow with a small white head. Aromas and flavors of ginger root and lemongrass are present with a slight white bread/crackery sweetness to balance. The spicy ginger dries the palate and paired quite nicely with a sandwich featuring sprouts, stone ground mustard, and sliced red onion. A pretty good beer.

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Lemongrass Luau from Kona Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.