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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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A beer so enticing you may think itís nectar from the gods. The name "Hala Kahiki" (Hah-lah-kah-hee-kee), originates from the Hawaiian words for pineapple. Feel the way it rolls off your tongue? Our sweet and refreshing beer will take you away...have a sip...grab a lei!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (4688) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Can. Pours a clear pale yellow body with a minimal wispy white head that completely vanished. The nose is really heavy on the pineapple scent. Smells more like a can of fresh pineapple than it does a beer. The flavor is pretty much like the aroma, really heavy on the pineapple, but itís not overly sweet or clingy, so itís got that going for it. Some pale malt below the fruit if you use your imagination a little. Light bodied with soft minimal carbonation. Itís actually pretty refreshing and tasty if you arenít looking for a serious beer.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OPIE788 (261) - Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Can. Very pale yellow. Really nice pineapple aroma. Malty pineapple flavor and thatís about it. Too sweet for me.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockeybeerguy (910) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Rcvd in trade. Reviewed from notes. The appearanace is a hazy blond/yellow colored body with a one finger white foamy head that levels off and dies at a nice pace leaving a clingy sort sporadic lacing. The smell has some pure pineapple notes dominating the entire aroma all the way through, some light malts come through. The taste is the pineapple drastically in front and nothing else; pineapple aftertaste with a dry pineapple finish. On the palate, well, it sits about a light to medium but the pineapple juice does actually create something that does sit just a tad heavier, still somewhat sessionable, carbonation is fairly smooth Overall, I say a pretty good "fruit/vegetable" beer, I think I would have again, but most likely Iíd seek again in the summer time as this one just seems to want to provide a refreshing aspect.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4478) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2014
12 ounce can received in a trade with jdb288. This beer pours clear and has no head or visible carbonation. Pineapple in the aroma along with just a bit of malts. The flavor is pineapple juice. Those light malts. Just a bit of fizz to the feel. This is very refreshing and light drinking. It would make an ideal lawn mower beer. Better drinking than it scores.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
burg326 (3245) - Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Poured a golden yellow out of can with aromas of grain, light hops and sweet pineapple. Flavors were grain and light pineapple with a sweetness in the after taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4490) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Hazy golden blonde coloured body with a nice thick, four centimetre tall off-white head. Aroma of pineapple, alcohol, grapes, oranges and a good malt backbone, but the sweetness and tropical fruits dominate. Medium-bodied; Strong pineapple flavour with a ton of sweetness right behind and a subdued yet still vibrant malty flavour. Aftertaste shows a nice tropical and floral kick with some light hops and a mild metallic note, but the pineapple and sweetness are by far the strongest. Overall, a nice and sweet fruit beer with more emphasis on tropical notes and sweetness than anything else, but the complexity exists. I sampled this pint on draught from Dunedin House of Beers yesterday on 02-January-2014.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hampale (28) - Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Acquired a can at an informal tasting. My first pineapple beer and, to my surprise, I drank the whole can. Itís appearance wasnít particularly appealing - very little head made it look more like fruit juice. It did not have a strong pineapple aroma or taste but, nonetheless, itís lightness made it quite drinkable. Doubt that Iíll buy it again but enjoyed the opportunity to try it. Much better than the watermelon beers Iíve tasted.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
alobar (2620) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Pours a cloudy yellow color with no head. Looks like fruit juice. Minimal aroma of pineapple. Semi-sweet pineapple flavor. No lacing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2384) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Can. So this was a major surprise. The amount of pineapple in the flavor is darn impressive. Tastes like pineapple juice that is a little thin but impressive.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186 (1742) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Lots of Light, Thin White Head Ring, Almost No Lacing S: Sugary Pineapple T: Sweet Pineapple M: Mediocre Carbonation, Light Bodied, Semi Sweet Overall, its a pineapple beer...check expectations at the door....I can see why non craft beer drinkers may like this.


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