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Longboard Island Lager - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

2,188 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,188
Reviews: 619
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 44
Gots: 372 | 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:
Beer added by: Bierman9 on 08-07-2002

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
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Ratings: 2,188 | Reviews: 619
Photo of vinicole
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light and refreshing - nothing more.

Photo of Amp
3.7/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skywalker0g
3.92/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Great beer and has that aloha taste with it :)

Photo of LastMalkieri
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CentraliaAtheist
3.61/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gopens44
2.6/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Reviewed from notes, this isn't altogether too bad for what it is. Little biscuity but otherwise very easy drinking.

Photo of KSHunt
3.84/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lukasbane
2.97/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Imagine if any of the generic/popular watery beers had more flavor and smoothness, you get Longboard. Not bad if you're just looking for something light.

Photo of Willster333
3.46/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale yellow with lacey head. Smell isn't very strong at all, very light yeast/wheat smell to it. Taste is very crisp and smooth, no aftertaste, but pretty light. Very drinkable but a little flat tasting. Not bad, not great.

Photo of fosters9
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DruB22
3.37/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of supervike
3.53/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very thin and translucent pale yellow. Smell is mild, and barely noticable. Great light and crisp flavor, no aftertaste and a smooth overall taste. A perfect thirst quencher, not filling.

Photo of HamdenHector
3.96/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: slight haze; pale straw in color; less that a one finger white head that receded quickly to a very thin cap; almost no lacing;

S: grainy; a little floral;

T: grainy all the way though; light bitterness at the finish;

M; light to medium bodied; moderate to high carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: reasonably good representation of the style; refreshing, but a little boring;

Photo of tkanedc
3.15/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vikingron
3.38/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RobDB
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KensWorld
3.54/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brandon35
3.17/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pro_Magnon
2.97/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kwiggins89
3.17/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mluchies
4.49/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very impressed at how smooth and great tasting this beer was.

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Sampling right now on 2/5/15. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a tulip glass.

Brew pours clear straw-yellow in color with about a 1-finger foamy/fizzy white head that quickly settles down to just along the sides of the glass. A decent amount of sticky lacing is seen which is surprising. The aroma is hard to describe actually. Mostly of grains with maybe a hint of spice(?). The taste is pretty much like a lager would be but better than a Bud or other similar brews. Goes down easy with no bitterness. Lighter to medium bodied with good carbonation, hence all the bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass after the pour. Overall it wasn't that bad actually.

Photo of Joey1566
3.83/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of netshark
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jayhunter357
2.94/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 2,188 ratings.