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Longboard Island Lager - Kona Brewing Co.

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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: 40
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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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from their unique stubby 12 ouncer into an oversized pilsener glass. A moderate pour brought about a frothy one inch, snow white head that dissipated quickly but hung in there for the whole bout. The beer is a pale straw color with about average carbonation and just a wee bit of haze.

There is a total absence of any corn or metal aroma-flavors. The malt flavor is delicate and somewhat sweet allowing a kiss of floral hops to shine through in both the nose and palate. The sweetness is reminiscent of very light clover honey, with even a tad of strawberry (especially in the aftertaste). Creamy and smooth mouth feel with some light lingering bitterness to finish off the swallow.

This is a truly outstanding lager beer which I will definitely keep in mind- especially on those special occasions after the warm months come. I bought this as part of a variety 12 pack for about 14 dollars at Three Bears Alaska (cheap!).

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