Longboard Island Lager | Kona Brewing Co.

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Longboard Island LagerLongboard Island Lager

Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States

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

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2.97/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/5 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of strong adjunct, hint of hop, hint of pale malt, and a hint of sweet malt. Very weak American Pale Lager, but decent American Adjunct Lager. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of slight pale malt, adjunct, hint of hop, and a hint of sweet malt. Overall, adjunct dominates both aroma and body.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a brilliant golden straw with a frothy ivory head that dissipates fairly quickly to hints of foam.

Grain, bready malt, and light floral hops form the initial aroma. There's a bit of a minerally character and cracker-like malt that surfaces. Fairly light.

Flavor reveals that minerally character, which carries throughout, accompanied mid palate by bready malt and grain, finishing somewhat dry and clean. There's a touch of bitterness in the aftertaste.

Body is moderate, with moderate carbonation, and a slightly carbonic bite.

More malt than most, it's a very clean, easy drinking beer. Great on a hot day. The minerally character doesn't suit my palate.

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Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
3.37 out of 5 based on 2,754 ratings.
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