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Longboard Island Lager - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,910 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,910
Reviews: 580
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 39
Gots: 186 | 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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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.85/5  rDev +14.2%

A - Slightly hazy, still see-through light wheat yellow with 1 finger perfectly white head that thins to a layer of tiny bubbles almost immediately. A few carbonation bubbles seen rising, but not much.

S - Sweet pilsner malts, light bready yeasts, hints of earthy hops, the standard lager aroma without smelling like the BMC beers.

T - Same as the aroma, creamy pilsner malts form the backbone with a light hint of bready yeast. Almost a sort of peppercorn flavor as well, not as prominent as a saison, but present. Hops fade even more than in the aroma.

M - Thin body, big tingle of carbonation even thought it isn't present in the appearance. Finish is light and fleeting. Sweet malts with hints of peppercorn are the aftertaste, they fade pretty quickly.

O - Good lager, I haven't had anything in this style, but I'd say it fits right in with something like Prima Pils from Victory. Not up to that standard, but close.

GarrettMD, Nov 27, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

thisladyluck, Nov 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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5/5  rDev +48.4%

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3.43/5  rDev +1.8%

Trying the Longboard Island Lager at the Jacksonville Airport whilst awaiting my flight home. The beer pours a golden clear with decent carbonation the forms a white head....bot however dissapate quickly and there was no lacing. The smell is primarily barley/grain. The taste has a zest of lemon that helps the taste of this beer. The mouthfeel is good, light in body...goood for sessioning and hot climate. Overall it is ok.

WoodBrew, Nov 17, 2011
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Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 1,910 ratings.