Longboard Island Lager | Kona Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States
konabrewingco.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

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

Added by Bierman9 on 08-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,573
Reviews:
714
Ratings:
2,798
pDev:
15.09%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
71
Gots:
811
Trade:
3
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4.3/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of moseswunde
3.11/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Nana21
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pegelstrand
3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of henrycjones4
3.33/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Longboard Island Lager excels in the class of American Pale Lager's but is not nearly as good as the Big Wave Golden Lager. With less flavor than Big Wave, Longboard does not have a very strong smell. Longboards have an essence of spice to them, which suprisingly gives off a smooth flavor. Longboard ends up being a pretty plain lager and and is not even close to the perfection of a Kona Big Wave.

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Photo of Idrankthat
3.27/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ksiegel
4.03/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jsnouffer
3.8/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 1971bernat
4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.91/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of sb17
4.09/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jcarlosv
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheCrowsEye
2.7/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BenHoppy
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pretendeer
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dctarga
3.72/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Solid modern lager. Perfectly fine and drinkable without being great. Solid.

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Photo of Tiernan
3.23/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dcsmith126
3.67/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Overal the smell is very mild, and the taste follows. Has a very plain flavor but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It’s not something I would drink regularly.

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3.28/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rickbackofen
3.87/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of austinc94
3.69/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sashmont
3.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Khaack
2.54/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 2,798 ratings
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