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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!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10087) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 18, 2014
Can shared by Dr Silverworm. Poured hazy yellow color with an average frothy white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy tart citrus aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Moderate tart sweet flavor with a moderate sweet finish of medium duration. Good fruit brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Can and draft from Caponeís and Craft Ale. Pours pineapple juice color and thickness and turbidity with minimal white head. Nose is like fresh Dole pineapple juice. Tastes of huge fresh pineapple juice, some malt. Finishes a bit odd, but this one is one of the more unique beers I have encountered, and worth a try.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5393) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2013
(12oz can) Clear, very light gold pour, lasting filmy/coating fine white bubbles. Nose of fresh pineapple, wheat, fresh cracked grain, light stone fruit, and subtle spices. Taste is on the sweet side, but really, itís a pineapple beer... shouldnít it be? Taste reminds me of canned pineapple but in a good way, very much tastes like fruit, wheat, lightly spiced but only on the finish, bits of pineapple pulp (in taste, not texture), and perhaps a tiny bit of tartness lingering around too. Much better than I expected it to be, and quite refreshing. Probably wouldnít down a 6-pack at one sitting, but 2-3 while out doing yard work? Absolutely.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (5025) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2014
12oz can, shared. Mostly hazy pale whitish yellow color. Thin ring of white head. Couple bits of lace. Big canned pineapple juice in the nose. Flavor is kind of like a pineapple soda. I like it. Moderate sweet taste, lightly zesty. Some sugary sweetness. Light to medium body, smooth, kind of crisp carbonation. More dry finish. Good, enjoyable stuff. It is what it is. Pineapple beer. A pretty well-done fruit-forward pineapple beer, not bad...

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.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4547) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2011 sampled on draft at the brewery this beer poured a hazy bright pineapple-golden color with a trace of a white head. The aroma was faint sweet and tangy pineapple. The flavor was strong sweet pineapple with a tangy and tart undertone. The finish was long with tangy pineapple. The mouthfeel was moderately thick. One dimensional but oh what a dimension. Lovely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (4532) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2014
Can sample at the Rivertowne tasting at Blacklick Wine & Spirits on 4/10/14. Clear yellow in color with a thick white head. Aroma of pineapple and malt. Pineapple juice flavor with some malt before a sweet finish.

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.

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.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
b3shine (4440) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2014
Can to snifter. Looks decent; a slightly cloudy light gold with thin white lacing. Smells like pineapple juice and baby shit. Tastes like pineapple juice; no baby shit though. Average on the palate. Not my thing.


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