Gno500 (2) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 24, 2013 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
I love this beer, I dont usually buy craft beer but I would definatley buy this again...keep it up guys, good job!
HuskerTan (513) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 28, 2013
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle.
A- Citrus, wheat.
A- Pale golden color, hazy liquid, white head.
T- Balanced. Wheat tones, lemon, orange, grapefruit tones.
P- Light body, smooth texture, average carbonation. Refreshing finish.
O- One of my all time favorites. A solid Golden ale. I am a big fan of the Citra hops used here. Very smooth and refreshing.
rhys_mavis (11) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 26, 2010
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Had the chance to visit the brewery on the big island a couple years ago and loved their selection of beers! Two good things came of this discovery, one being that the whole island serves it so i was able to indulge with most meals and two being now that I know about Kona Brew Iím able to spot it out in stores, purchase it, and share it with friends who havenít been to hawaii...yet!
Peacemaker (2) - Huntington Beach, California, USA - NOV 25, 2012 does not count
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
I tasted this amazing beer at a food tasting event in Newport CA and I was hooked to the flavor, the taste, the aroma and the tropical finish. I was impressed and no wonder why the stores keep refilling their shelves.
lflier (1) - - SEP 28, 2014 does not count
4.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
Lett drikkelig, deilig lukt, fin farge, kul etikett. En øl jeg gjerne drikker igjen.
Danev76 (508) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 13, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice passionfruit aroma. Clear golden colour with ok head. Nice passionfruit flavour with smooth finish. Light to med body with med carbonation
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Crittersoniii (2) - Camden, New Jersey, USA - DEC 23, 2012 does not count
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Surprisingly refreshing. This beer has a very clear, bright-gold appearance. The taste has a citrusy flavor.
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Rmorris007 (50) - - OCT 9, 2014
4.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Wow, this beer blew me away! I felt like I was on the island surfing some waves. A definite recommend to anyone who is willing to try something different
solarfly (1) - - JUN 28, 2013 does not count
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Iím a huge fan of this beer. It is very drinkable, cleans the palate, goes down easy. Itís not heavy nor is it intrusive and pairs well with spicy food. I especially go for this brew on hot days. The fruity undertone (apricot? I havenít figured it out yet) is sublime, actually. It gives this ale a nice lift, a nice aroma. The personality of this beer is subtle, calm, content - in contrast to, for example, an IPA or a dark amber, which can be very bold and dominate the palate.
I go for this beer when Iíve had enough of everything else. It hits the reset switch, it is always good and I can always go for one more!
nakedwhendrunk (2196) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 9, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Gee weez, where do I begin? Sorry, Iím a bit overwhelmed right now with this awesome beer. Oh yeah, bottling date = "April 04, 2014." Sigh, yeah, before I actually get into this, Iíll admit, yeah man, this is great stuff.
I had this in a pint glass.
The appearance, wow, what a show! Thereís a semi-hazy golden/blonde color with barely any carbonation surfacing but what youíll notice is that it is there, but just delicately slides to the surface into the head. The head is about a fingerís worth of soft white foaminess that ends up concaving and leaving a nice clingy semi-thick foaminess that ends up spider-webbing a bit here and there.
The smell, wow, once again, thereís almost a perfect blend of the caramel malts to the citrusy hops with just a touch of spice (is that the Galaxy hops, I think, honestly Iím still learning hops a bit to be honest).
The taste, well, it takes all of those previously mentioned flavors and blends them just about perfectly. The aftertaste is superb with probably the absolute best blend of flavorings to delicately touch my taste buds.
On the palate, this one sits fairly light but has just enough carbonation to make everything feel sublime.
Overall, Kona, where the heck did you pull this one out of? Way to go as Iíll go out on a limb and say youíve made the best American Blond Ale known to the beer world!