vizi25 (31) - Kentucky, USA - JAN 19, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
strong flavor of I think maybe? pineapple decent beer with good flow definitely caught me off guard with first taste
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rosenbergh (9144) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at the Kona Brewing Co, Hawaii Kai, HI.
Clear straw color with a small white head.
Mild hops, mild bitterness, papery dryness and grainy maltiness in the aroma.
The flavor is dry hops, mild fruitiness, papery dryness and malt. Very easy.
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GenkiGonzo (772) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 28, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at Duke’s. Very pale straw colour, fine white head. Aroma has light fruit and straw. Very average.
hayduke (4123) - Eureka, California, USA - JAN 2, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
This was a draft pour at the brewpub in Kailua Kona, Hawaii Came in the glass a clear gold with a white head. Nose is light citrus and floral hops. Light in body. Flavor is citrus and there is nothing in the finish. Very bland.
this brewery makes some very nice beers. This is not one of them.
mkel07 (4507) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Duke’s Waikiki 261214. Not as good as some but not as bad as bad as others . Middle of the road average golden ale.
slowrunner77 (7854) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
"easily Kona’s worst brew...almost no aroma or body. the look is typical of the style, the flavor is typical of the style, which is to say...BOOOOOORING. many other good one’s to choose here."
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2014
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Clear light golden pour. Straw, grain, fruit. Light body. Not bad but I am sure blonds in Hawaii can be better
Theydon_Bois (14283) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Keg at Leilani’s on the Beach, Kanapali, 26/04/14.
Clear light golden with a moderate off white swirl.
Nose is pale malts, clean tasting, citric tinges, grassy.
Taste comprises light vanilla, citric zing, light bread dough, straw, trace of caramel.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp clean close.
So so affair, I didn’t come all the way to fucking Maui to tick golden fucking blondes, and boring ones at that!
DuffMan (8316) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 13, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at a few places on our trip. Bright golden body, white head. Slightly sweet biscuit malt with a touch of floral hops.
3fourths (8788) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2013
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at Duke’s in Waikiki. Clear pale gold with a short white head. Saccharin and rice cake pale malt, DMS / creamed corn, cosmetics, little bit of fruit gum. Sweet with a light body, watery malt, starchy and husky smelling after it opens. Messy and simple. Pretty awful.
gyllenbock (6285) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Kona, KoKo Marina, August 2013.
Clear golden with a small white head. Thin with notes of light malt and some notes of citrus. Nothing to write home about.