Longboard Island Lager - Kona Brewing Co.
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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
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
Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 1,762 ratings.