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Wailua Wheat - Kona Brewing Co.

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76
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842 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 842
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 17.42%
Wants: 12
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Swimming in a fresh water pool at the base of a cascading waterfall is what we all imagine we would find in paradise. On Maui, follow the old Hana Highway and you will find such a place – Wailua Falls. This plunging cascade of clear water is the inspiration for our Limited Release Wailua Wheat Ale. This golden, sun colored ale has a bright, citrus flavor that comes from the tropical passion fruit we brew into each batch. Sit back, relax and enjoy paradise anytime.

15 IBU

(Beer added by: rowew on 05-01-2007)
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Beerandraiderfan

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3.49/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Was pleasantly surprised. Not a big fan of their other beers (save the porter, which is their best). This one offered your usual wheat fare, but with whatever (passion) fruit they brewed it with, gave it a little more levity, which strangely, was nice. Proper subtle amount of hopping. Doesn't seem like a wheat you'd want to put any additional fruit into.

Poured out looking like a wheat beer, a little cloudy, a little haze, small 1/2" white head on the top. Aroma was wheat and tropical fruit, seems apropos. Taste delivered both as well.

A great hot weather beer for around the pool.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2009 22:50:28 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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