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Wailua Wheat - Kona Brewing Co.

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76
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843 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 843
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 17.42%
Wants: 12
Gots: 28 | 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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mattkoon

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3.08/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I get excited when I see odd fruit beer. This was the first passion fruit beer I've ever seen. It pours a good bit clearer than I would expect. There is a golden look with some good lacing. The smell right when I opened it still in the bottle was awesome. The passion fruit aroma was fantastic, once I poured it into a glass it was not nearly as strong. The flavor however doesn't live up to the initial smell. There wasn't much going on taste wise. Over all it was bland.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2011 23:09:21 | More by mattkoon
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S - fruity aroma from the fruit

T - initial taste is good, the aftertaste is when the fruitiness comes through

M - nice and smooth feel

O - very drinkable

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Wailua Wheat from Kona Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 843 ratings.