Bikini Blonde Lager | Maui Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
83
good
548 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good
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Bikini Blonde LagerBikini Blonde Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States
mauibrewingco.com

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
18 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-07-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
548
Reviews:
179
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
12.33%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
104
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 548 |  Reviews: 179
Photo of jjamadorphd
3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I think this is my first offering from Maui, I think I'll be looking for more...

Pours a slightly, oh so slightly, hazy orange color brew with a nice white head at first that dissipates very quickly - no lacing to mention. The smell is mostly wheaty, but there are some hints of passion fruit? or is it a simply citrus tang - I'm not entirely sure. The feel is mostly carbonated at first, but it does throttle back as it warms and it's mostly a crisp and tangy feel and light bodied. I like this lager, it's unassuming, it's got a decent taste, and it does the job on a hot day. Overall, I've rated it very good and will keep an eye out for more moving forward.

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Photo of fthegiants
2.25/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of westyrun
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gelasin
3.17/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rangerred
2.86/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kurzman
3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wac9
2/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

boring lacks the taste a good blonde ale find one that has taste I know I will

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Photo of primocarnerra
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a decent expression of the lager genre. It's the kind of beer you might find enigmatically refreshing as a bit of a pit stop from polishing your bowling ball collection or when you put down your welding gear when in the middle of making some custom hot dog tridents for an upcoming weenie roast. I myself found this beer deliciously soul rebuilding just after my cousin did a sort of Vulcan mind meld on me just after he took a Vulcan mind melding course and just after my wife almost left me for the 3rd time and I needed a sort of Vulcan mind meld treatment.
When I sniff this bad boy beer I get a sort of Hawaii dolphin sweat thing. And there is a bit of burned luau crispy pig hula dancer smell just on the back end. It's not at all what one might expect. I also get a floral, jewish rye bread topped with grape nuts, mixed with old raisins that fell under the couch cushions scent. I wish I had another one.

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Photo of Shawnspl
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lundste
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GinDC
3.34/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tyecko
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tastes very good.
Sweet for a lager.

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Photo of Try-em-all
3.87/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

THis is a good one, a yellow gold color with a head about a half inch off the gold. Oddly enough, I sensed a sweet corn aroma with some malt. Tastes involve sweetness, probably honey, grape, corn and grass. A great feeling going down, a real winner.

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Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
3.56/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cold_1
3.32/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Radcpa
3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light straw appearance with lighter white head and definitely carbonated. Pleasant aroma slightly fruity. Taste is very mild and smooth with a slight fruity accent.

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Photo of brewjoel
3.22/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Wontonst
3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beautiful thick head with fast rising bubbles. Gorgeous. Tons of grains. Not much complexity. Crisp and clean. Awesome pairing for a niceness day on Hawaii.

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Photo of scruffwhor
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NateDyk47
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Octoberist
2.96/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
4.28/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crob3888
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mojo
3.49/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Bikini Blonde Lager from Maui Brewing Co.
3.65 out of 5 based on 548 ratings.
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