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:
#44,559
Reviews:
720
Ratings:
2,823
pDev:
15.09%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
72
Gots:
832
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,823 |  Reviews: 720
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

Photo of dandy14
2.82/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SpdKilz
3.58/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of insouciantx
3.4/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joedvegas
3.04/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Gold in color with little haze. Lingering one-finger head. Medium hints of grapefruit, pineapple and lime on the nose. Nothing jumps out at me on the palate. Easy drinking, smooth beer without much taste character. Light to medium feel. Doesn't linger long.

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Photo of MKV
3.07/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A solid lager. Not too malty and not too bitter. Some creamy notes. Pretty crisp but not overly crisp. Only major complaint is that it can be a bit watery and doesn't have the fullest mouthfeel.

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Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
3.9/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smell is very spicy, but taste has some grass and hops come out. A very light feeling beer, very easy to drink.

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Photo of billybob
3.37/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dface
4.5/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UnderwhelmingAlcoholic
4.19/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TBDave
3.37/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks like a standard lager with a clear golden color. Not much scent. Tastes like a good American lager. Crisp and easy to drink. Nothing really special, but above average overall.

Usually priced at $8.99 a six pack. It was on sale at Lucky's Market for $4.99. Publix also has it on sale from time to time.

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Photo of rfgetz
3.34/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MykeJ
3.05/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Juan_Andere
3.91/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of wmcgar01
3.26/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of baldy00
2.77/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of One-Shot
5/5  rDev +47.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It was my go to beer while I live in Waikoloa Hawaii. Costco had best price otherwise Waikoloa Market on certain days went on sale.

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Photo of JamesGrove
3.36/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lost_sailor
3.54/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dipso123
3.13/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

L: brilliant golden no head
S: nearly none
T: generically sweet w/ no malt or hop character
F: thick and sticky
O: nearly indiscernible from the typical Macro lager and twice the price

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Photo of Amb3do
3.65/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HawkGX
4.35/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I'm a fan of Kona's brews, and this is an eminently drinkable island lager.

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Photo of MDDMD
3.07/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 2,823 ratings