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:
#43,592
Reviews:
714
Ratings:
2,796
pDev:
15.13%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
71
Gots:
809
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 2,796 |  Reviews: 714
Photo of jw4free
2.67/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This one had bark floaties in it. Mild smell. Bland and unremarkable. Easy drinking beer.

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Photo of Tapioju
3.09/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of ajm5108
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jcubz
3.49/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dahr85
3.54/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Doonzman
2.4/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Unspectacular. Not bad but I wouldn't spend my money on it

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Photo of Ssippisam
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Poppercherry922
3.24/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Good beer to have at the beach

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Photo of rdub
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sabre311
2.96/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of JamesLeung
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of donkeyrunner
3.1/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of entenduintransit
3.37/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.21/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Keith27614
2.16/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bad smell and taste. Not good

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Photo of furballkazoo
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nothing special, but does do it's job providing a tasteful lager with a slight "island" twist.

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Photo of BBS323
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rammed96
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DSincavage
3.54/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of timontheroad
2.83/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: straw yellow, clear. Nice thick half inch head with good retention, lots of carbonation bubbles floating to the surface helped the head retention. Good lacing.
Smell: slight bit of grassy hops, but mostly corn and a little bit of sweet malt.
Taste: taste was even less pronounced than the smell, with no hop bitterness and very little malt, again, mostly corn in the flavor.
Mouthfeel: Thin and watery, even with all the floating bubbles, there's no bite from the carbonation.
Overall: Pretty meh, almost worse than most AALs.

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Photo of rodzm14
3.49/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of raiderob
3.77/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a bomber into das boot..ocean like foamy head dwindling down with minimal lacing.yellow ish in color..clean and crisp in taste..Prostâť—

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Photo of Soneast
3.8/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thebigredone
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kevinlater
3.58/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

on-tap at honolulu international airport

a: golden yellow, one finger of white head

s: straight grainy, very slight grassy hop presence

t: sweet grainy malt with a mild grassy hop bitterness

m: light and fizzy but far from watery

o: a very standard lager with nothing bad about it

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Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.37 out of 5 with 2,796 ratings
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