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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

1,916 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,916
Reviews: 580
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 39
Gots: 189 | FT: 2
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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Photo of DonFrap
3/5  rDev -11%

DonFrap, Sep 28, 2012
Photo of Dave1999
3.38/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured like a typical lager light yellow and fizzy with a small white head.

The smell is grains and very light hops.

The taste is Very light and grainy with extremely light hops.

The mouthfeel is light with medium carbonation.

Overall better than most American lager but nothing that great.

Dave1999, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of BobDag30
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

BobDag30, Sep 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

rafa1213, Sep 21, 2012
Photo of mttdls
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

mttdls, Sep 19, 2012
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.18/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Gold but in all honesty with a serious yellow citurs tone. Medium bubbles on the body creating a white head that is maybe 1/10".

Smell: A bland scent honestly can't quite break it. Light hops nothing different than your plain old other lager.

Taste: A light lemon feel, that breathes bitter sweet in the mouth. Not heavy in flavor but enough to satisfy the summer.

Mouth: Medium with a slight heavy body feel. You know what, it is that smooth.

Overall: Not a bad brew, very easy to drink. I like it enough that it will be bought again. Enjoy yourself and drink up, Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Sep 19, 2012
Photo of ZoomieGirlD
4/5  rDev +18.7%

ZoomieGirlD, Sep 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

ridgeline23, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18.7%

JayDiddy, Sep 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11%

Garlicjosh, Sep 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11%

wendylg, Sep 13, 2012
Photo of Knapp85
3.78/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a very pale looking yellow color. It has a white fizzy head on top. The a very minimal lacing and moderate retention. The smell of the beer is grainy with a very subtle hop aroma. The taste is light, grainy, malty, slightly spicy. The mouthfeel of the beer is light bodied, decent carbonation, a little watery though. Overall this beer is very drinkable, it's lighter than most lagers. It's not bad.

Knapp85, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of Freshlikeugh
3.93/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Me and my boy D-Kwon was gonna go to this party by the beach. I told his ass to get a variety pack and he got the local kind. I was hype to have the seasonal but he gave me the longboard first. I took like three sips and was convinced it wuz a betta lager than most. Ya'll trippin if you say its bland. Its a lager and it crisp as a mofo, plus it got that hop finish.

Freshlikeugh, Sep 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11%

RWLawman, Aug 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

PittsburghHopHead83, Aug 28, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

rangr514, Aug 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11%

Jlrami1, Aug 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

beerpadawan, Aug 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +48.4%

marty717, Aug 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11%

bostonryan, Aug 24, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

fisherbray, Aug 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11%

darinlstewart, Aug 23, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

lotr15800, Aug 22, 2012
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2/5  rDev -40.7%

tmars13, Aug 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18.7%

Tech_Savy, Aug 20, 2012
Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 1,916 ratings.