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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 140   ABV: 4.65%
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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.
http://www.thatsprimo.com

Made with Pure Island Cane. First brewed in 1897.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7453) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2011
Draught at Boardwalk, Cocoa Beach, FL, on Jan 29, 2011
Clear golden color, white head. Fresh, fruity, herbal, hoppy taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high herbal bitterness. Malty and herbal scent. Much butter than I somehow expected it to be, I became pleasantly surprised.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Danev76 (113) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 13, 2014
Light fruity malt aroma. Clear golden colour with good head. Mild malt profile with slightly fruity hit. Light to med body with med carbonation ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pkbites (643) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 30, 2008
Primo is BACK! I had this in Maui over Thanksgiving 2008. Pale yellow pour with white head that fades quickly. A nice nose that’s sweet and pleasant. Little hops/barley. Very smooth. A great thirst quencher. This stuff really hits that spot on the back of your throat. For such an otherwise mild, unassuming brew, this is very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ectuohy27 (520) - ESTONIA - MAR 6, 2010
Negative props for authenticity, as this one’s brewed in California with "island" sugar (the islands are not identified lest the current Honolulu government object) but pretty damn drinkable, and happily sugary sweet--good for the "island" heat

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wulfstan (509) - California, USA - JUN 18, 2009
This is a fairly good, basic pale lager and better than most macro lagers of the type. It’s gold with a medium white head steadily dissipating to a thin ring. The aroma is a pleasant, full-bodied US adjunct/pale lager character, mostly a full, strong grain with hints of apple and grass, rather like Pabst. It has nothing off or unpleasant aside from a very faint hint of perfumy soap. The taste is light and very simple, but pleasant, firm, and consistent, again a bit like PBR. it has a lot of grain with faint grass and apple peel, with a grain aftertaste with faint grassy bitterness. Unlike PBR, the overall character thins out more and becomes a bit more bland and watery after the first few sips, with the grain taste becoming weaker. It’s drinkable and pleasant for what it is.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - JUL 17, 2010
Bomber shared with kim johansen after some unsuccessful late night drinking. Pours gold nice tan head. Nice lagery nose. Taste is light and refreshing and all in all not half bad.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RickRob925 (60) - Macclenny, Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2010
Got this at the tiki bar on the peir at cocoa cocoa beach FL. Tastes kinda like a kona lager. Light, smooth, with a uniqh tropical flavor for a taste and palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (4115) - Utah, USA - APR 30, 2011
12oz bottle picked up at an ABC store in Honolulu
Appearance: Clear yellow with a big foamy white head and good lacing
Aroma: Light Malts, citrus and honey
Taste: Sweet Malts, some sourness with a slightly bitter citrus in the finish
Ok, easy to drink

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (4903) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 21, 2010
I actually knda liked this one, for what it was. Copper, thin ring of foam. Mildly sweet, with a dryis note in the finish. A little bit of grainy flavors, too. Pretty refreshing, actually.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (343) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 27, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Can. A- Light cereal, citrus hops. A- Pale golden color, clear liquid, minimal white head. T- Slightly sweet and balanced. Light citrus tones. P- Light body, thin texture, average carbonation, watery finish. O- A decent lager and one of my go to beers when in Hawaii.


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