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Lavaman Red Ale - Kona Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
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77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 12%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Lavaman Red Ale is a malty, red ale with strong caramel notes and a subtle chocolate malt flavor. The pronounced maltiness is balanced by the delicate blend of Pacific Northwest hops resulting in a smooth, full-bodied beer.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-21-2004)
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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Date: 5/27/2014

Location: Stopwatch Bar and Grill (Makawao, Maui, HI); on tap and served in a 12oz pint glass.

Appearance: Light Amber in hue. A thin whitish-beige head forms only to dissipate quickly; little to no lacing present

Smell: Light caramel malt aroma, subtle bread-like sweetness.

Taste: Flavor profile is one dimensional for the most part. Malty with tones of caramel, roasted barley and a honey-like sweetness. Hop flavor is mild but works ok to offset the sweet maltiness. Hop flavor is a light mix of earthiness and citrus and disappointing for a brew boasting 30 IBU.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body with average mouth feel, but relatively easy to drink.

Overall: it is a basic red ale that is devoid of character and taste but will likely appeal to the Bud/Miller/Coors crowd.

BIG_KAHUNA, May 28, 2014
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Lavaman Red Ale from Kona Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.