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Longboard Island Lager - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,962 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,962
Reviews: 583
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 43
Gots: 215 | 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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BlackDogs, Jul 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

When i poured this one, it has a clear golden body with a very small fizzy head that dissapears quickly. The smell is light of malt and a slight hint of hops and apple. The taste is mellow of malts with undertones of hop. The mouth feel is easy,smooth and very drinkable. Overall my taste buds got kinda bored with it, wanted something more, but this would be a good beer to drink on a hot day.

chefhatt, Jul 19, 2012
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beertours, Jul 16, 2012
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3.15/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

April 16th 2012 bottle date.

Bright and crystal clear golden straw color with plenty of streams of bubbles rose throughout the beer. Left about one finger of head that disappeared almost immediately and left behind no lacing.

Some bready malts and light apple. A generic hop lies underneath.

Incredibly light flavor with the mild taste of apples. A floral hop rides beneath the predominantly malty taste. Kind of "Meh" tasting.

Almost too light in body and there wasn't too much substance other than the carbonation. It was an incredibly easy beer to drink.

It was very clean tasting, but there weren't enough flavors to keep my attention. It was a little disappointing in a way. I might have this again in the future, but I'm not going to try and seek it out.

jeremy13586, Jul 16, 2012
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle purchased from ABC store in Honolulu.

Appearance- Pours a pale straw gold with a finger width of foamy white head.

Smell- Sweet apples, malts, grassy notes.

Taste- Same as smell. Grassiness is present upfront. Finishes bready. Simplistic flavours.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp and dry finish.

Overall- A refreshing lager by Kona Brewing. Perfect after a beach day. Simple crisp and refreshing qualities.

leaddog, Jul 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

twizzbeatz, Jul 10, 2012
Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 1,962 ratings.