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Longboard Island Lager - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,762 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,762
Reviews: 572
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 32
Gots: 120 | 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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jonphilipp


3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

07-08-2012 18:12:39 | More by jonphilipp
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jman42

New Jersey

3.05/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A = Very light colored with a good head and decent lacing.

S = Smells like a typical light lager.

T = Very light tasting. Didn't notice anything special.

M = Light bodied.

O = I was excited when I picked up this beer and it looks nice in the glass, but overall, I have to give it a "meh". A very light beer that might be good when doing yard work on a hot summer day, but kind of disappointing.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2012 13:10:41 | More by jman42
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MikalMick

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-08-2012 01:53:51 | More by MikalMick
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JMSiefer

South Dakota

2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

07-08-2012 00:20:27 | More by JMSiefer
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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07-07-2012 19:22:35 | More by
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JeffB

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +48.8%

07-06-2012 12:07:20 | More by JeffB
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hophopandaway14

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-05-2012 03:26:32 | More by hophopandaway14
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59rockabilly

Kansas

4/5  rDev +19%

07-04-2012 21:08:50 | More by 59rockabilly
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +19%

07-04-2012 19:04:11 | More by Dapperticus
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kynap55

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-03-2012 23:50:42 | More by kynap55
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drewone

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-02-2012 17:04:31 | More by drewone
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Rudy

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-01-2012 15:12:08 | More by Rudy
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

06-30-2012 20:25:33 | More by ChrisKuhns
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +48.8%

06-30-2012 05:16:29 | More by KC9LDB
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abrodsky

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

06-28-2012 23:40:40 | More by abrodsky
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TeamAlphaDoG

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -70.2%

06-28-2012 21:36:23 | More by TeamAlphaDoG
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dcarr

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

06-28-2012 19:56:50 | More by dcarr
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Futsey


3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-27-2012 04:28:36 | More by Futsey
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Hardcore

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-25-2012 01:21:04 | More by Hardcore
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deadhero

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-24-2012 12:40:57 | More by deadhero
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deepchills

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.7%

06-24-2012 11:02:19 | More by deepchills
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Naterobsnyk4

New York

3/5  rDev -10.7%

06-24-2012 05:16:35 | More by Naterobsnyk4
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I'll tell you, at this point in my life, they could put liquefied heroin in a CAN and I would drink it! The CANQuest (TM) has become such an all-CANsuming presence in my life that I CANnot imagine drinking beer from any other medium if a CANned version is available. Hoo, boy!

From the CAN: "Liquid Aloha" (see what I mean?); "Thirst's Up! Waikiki Beach in Honolulu is the birth place of Longboard surfing. Kona Brewing pays tribute to this iconic place with our own Longboard Island Lager. A spirited, crisp and refreshing brew, Longboard is a smooth ride all the way in."

The Crack revealed yet another beer that was happy to see me or at least to escape the CANfines of its vessel. I got an initial splash of foam, then it fizzed and refused to behave before finally calming down for the Glug. Oddy, I only produced a finger of bone-white head and even that was limited in its retention. A CANflicted beer! Color was liquid sunshine in the glass and with its NE-quality clarity, I wished that the sun were still shining as brightly as it had all day for comparison's sake. Nose smelled like lager, real lager, unadulterated, without corn or other adjuncts that have worn me thin. I may be in love! CAN I marry a beer? Oh, that's right - I CAN only rent them for short periods at a time. Mouthfeel was light, not downright thin, but kind of unobtrusive. It tasted like lager! It had a lightly sweet maltiness along with a mildly grassy hops presence on the tongue. It was super smooth and I had drank off easily half of the CANtents before I was even aware of how quickly it was going. Finish was semi-dry and I am marking it as a definite CANdidate for my beach cooler.

Serving type: can

06-24-2012 00:27:26 | More by woodychandler
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zaptone

California

2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

06-21-2012 23:44:24 | More by zaptone
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vpoxon

Florida

4/5  rDev +19%

06-19-2012 21:28:02 | More by vpoxon
Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 1,762 ratings.