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Longboard Island Lager - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,757 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,757
Reviews: 572
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 14.84%
Wants: 33
Gots: 116 | 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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microbrewlover

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This brew pours a clear golden color with a light head which dissipates quickly. Some light lacing stays on the glass until the end. Good carbonation.

The smell is sweet malts, funky yeast, lemongrass floral and peppery hops.

The taste follows the nose, lemongrass, yeast, some mixed fruit, sweet malts, some bready malts and some peppery hops on the backend.

The mouthfeel is clean, the brew goes down smoothly with a slightly tangy bite which stays on the tongue after swallowing.

Overall, this is a clean lager, fresh tasting lager. This would be a nice "sessionable" brew especially on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 20:25:49 | More by microbrewlover
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3.9/5  rDev +15.7%
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Pours a clear golden with a good head. Very good lacing and retention. Light nose of slightly sweet biscuit over subtle notes of tropical hops. Very nice medium body for a lager with a touch of creamy texture. Above average carbonation level that imparts a nice effervescent finish. The flavor profile is well balanced and also clean and crisp. It begins with a light biscuit sweetness that flows into a crisp effervescent light bitterness. Behind the bitterness is a light tropical tartness from the hops. The finish is crisp and effervesces into a slight dryness.

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3.78/5  rDev +12.2%
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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.
77 out of 100 based on 1,757 ratings.