Longboard Island Lager | Kona Brewing Co.

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77
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2,745 Ratings
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Longboard Island LagerLongboard Island Lager
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
Ratings:
2,745
Reviews:
705
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
15.13%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
776
For Trade:
3
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look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Poured from the bottle into a rocks glass.

A hazy dull but bright lemon body with a simple white collar. Not much staying power when poured it seems either.

Interesting nose, some faint citrus notes and sweet malts. Hints I want to say just a hair of adjunct corn sweetness but not certain, but a noticeable sweet backbone.

Palate is crisp, kind of mellow with malts kind of subdued. There's a slight ferrous and tin like quality to this also which is off putting a bit.

Overall this is not really doing it for me.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From a bottle into a goblet. Poured with very little foam. Color a solid but uninteresting straw yellow. Not much lacing. Went down okay, very little personality, very little to remember her by. I would note that there may have been something henky with the refrigerator - by the time I was in the middle of the glass, it had reached room temperature.

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Poured bottle into pint glass. Straw color, barely any head, not much aroma. Taste is pretty average for a lager. Mouthfeel was decent. Bought this as part of their variety 12-pack. I'd drink it again if someone offered but I won't go out of my way to make this my go-to lager. It's Fall as of this review, maybe I would be more into it if it was July and 90 degrees.

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Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
3.37 out of 5 based on 2,745 ratings.
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