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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Using the original ingredients from when it was first brewed in 1897, we took the liquid back to its roots and made a highly sessionable everyday beer. \Bottled version brewed by the Miller plant in Irvindale, CA for the Primo Malting & Brewing Company (Pabst).
Draft version brewed by the Keoki Brewing Company on Hawaii.

Made with Pure Island Cane. First brewed in 1897.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SudsMcDuff (7095) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 23, 2013
thanks to Omar for this treat, had at the Friday Driveway Ops Party .. . 16oz can, from Hawaii .. . pours a simple gold .. . really great foam .. . mild sweetness- with lots of hay .. . has an alright mouth feel to it .. . good but got a touch gritty as it warmed .. .. . Judy almost fell over here hose, "shit, i be trippin"

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiulijn (16644) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 24, 2013
Draught at the Yard House, Honolulu, HI
Blond color. The aroma is a bit Cornish, but the flavor even more; dry and smooth mouthfeel. Low bitterness, with a meaty feeling in the final.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fatehunter (1754) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Almost a half finger of head on a clear, medium straw colored body. The aroma is faint overall: a little grain. The taste is mild bitterness and a little sour with a touch of sweetness at the end. Not much to it though. The texture is meh with moderate carbonation and light body. This beer cannot even manage to be "light and refreshing" for the hot island/beach environment.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Funkatrocious (101) - - JAN 16, 2013
Pours golden. Weak palate, but somewhat strong sweetness. Cheap taste. Nothing to write home about,but tolerable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GT2 (9410) - Oceanside, California, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Tap at Yard House in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Never saw this beer for sale in Hawai’i. Clear golden pour. Weak, white foam. Nose is vegetal, sticky stale candies, super heavy sweet maraschino cherry, grenadine. Taste is sweet cherry juice box, white sugar cube. Palate is powdery, papery. Very sweet. Not sure what this beer is about besides marketing.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
goab (13) - kaneohe, Hawaii, USA - NOV 17, 2012
This beer to me isn’t very good. First off label is misleading. This is not a Hawaiian beer. Taste like a sweeter bud light to me. Overly carbonated. Overall not very good at all. On the plus side at least its affordable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DruncanVeasey (7768) - NUNEATON, 3rd, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
From big bottle, from cooler, in plastic cup on Ke’e beach, Kaua’i 22/08/12. Slight honey on straw aroma. Soft, lightly carbonated straw, honey and lemony boiled sweet flavoured. Raffia tablemat. Contains ’island cane’, emblazoned with the archipelago, brewed in Irwindale, CA. The dirty, filthy, robbin’ bastards. Beautiful spot for a crap pale lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2012 Had on 7/4/12. Not much to say about this average lager besides the good carbonation and lacing I?m assuming from the pure cane. Good to try once but wouldn?t drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theisti (3520) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 11, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2012 Shaker pint draft at the Pineapple Grill at Kapalua golf course on Maui. The pour is clear golden, with not too much of a white head. The aroma is sweet honey malt, a bit of grassiness and not much else. The taste is sweet sugar malt, along with an unclean yeast, grassy dry finish. The palate is light to medium bodied, high level of carbonation and the sweet finish. This was easy enough to drink.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
mnurda (1207) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 13, 2012
Bottled sample from Hawaii. Could tell by looking at it that this beer would have an inferior tinny taste. Was correct. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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