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Longboard Island Lager - Kona Brewing Co.

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Longboard Island LagerLongboard Island Lager

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,749 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,749
Reviews: 572
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 14.84%
Wants: 33
Gots: 114 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Longboard Island Lager is a smooth refreshing lager fermented and aged for five weeks at cold temperatures to yield its exceptionally smooth flavor. A delicate, slightly spicy hop aroma complements the malty body of this beer.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 08-07-2002)
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bens0n

Texas

2.58/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This beer pours a clear straw yellow with a miniscule amount of foamy white head, leaves almost no lacing at all.

This beer smells like corn and grain, no hops, no malts, just corny and grainy.

Flavor wise its alot more of the same, its really watery and has a pretty gnarly aftertaste.

Its got way more carbonation than it needs and is just mediocre alltogether.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2012 01:58:01 | More by bens0n
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I love this beer but cannot get this to pour with a nice head. The head is very thin and gone way too quickly. If it had a better head it would improve its rating.

If anyone out there has found a way to pour this beer and generate a good, long lasting head I would love to hear about it.

I'm glad that I was introduced to Longboard and can get it 5,000 miles from its source.

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Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
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