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Kona Longboard Island Lager*Packaging may vary

Kona Longboard Island Lager

Lager /4.2% ABV / United States

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Product details

United States
Tasting Notes
Spicy, Grainy, Crisp
Food Pairing
Salads & Greens, Cured Meats
Suggested Glassware
Pint Glass
Suggested Serving Temperature
40-45° F

Product description

Kona Brewing Co.’s Longboard Island Lager is a smooth, easy-going beer that pays tribute to the big board of surfing. This crisp, pale gold Kona beer is made with premium pale malt and aromatic hops. Brewed in a traditional lager style, this craft beer is one you can enjoy time and time again. Each 12 ounce serving has 4.6% alcohol by volume and 134 calories. Grab a six pack of beer bottles anytime you need refreshing drinks to pair with your easy-going hang time! Longboard Island Lager pairs well with lighter fare, but has enough flavor and body to stand up to heartier foods, too. Try Longboard with margherita pizza or a shrimp melt sandwich. Since 1994, Kona Brewing Co. has been committed to making craft ales and lagers of uncompromised quality.

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Community reviews

4.722 Reviews
  • Tony Turner.
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    Best lager out there ?

  • Kevin
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    Bland, low gravity beer. Nothing to do with Kona and/or the islands. Made in Corado. Much better options for "Island" themed beers.

  • Donald
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    Always arrives on time ?

  • Mary
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    This was not delivered.

  • Nandini E.
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    Lager is awesome

  • Zach
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    Great general lager. Slightly heavy. Nothing too crazy or hoppy like a lot of smaller brewing companies’ IPA-only selections.

  • Clyde
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    The only beer my wife can drink

  • Dmitry K.
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    Good beer!

  • Rebecca H.
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    Smooth and yummy.

  • Camille
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    Great lager with a sharp, crisp finish.


Lagers are a pretty common entry point for new beer drinkers because they tend to be lighter, crisper, and less overwhelming on the palate than something like a stout or IPA. To get more technical, lagers are made with bottom-fermenting yeast at a lower temperature, and are usually contain less alcohol than some of the heavy hitters. There are plenty of exceptions, but lagers tend to have a pale yellow color and taste light and malty, even when they're heavily hopped.
A lager is a beer that is brewed at cool temperatures by slow fermentation with a slow-acting yeast. Lagers tend to have a lighter, clearer appearance than ales, and the alcohol content is typically lower than in ales while the sugar content is remaining in the beer is slightly higher. The yeast used to ferment lager is often referred to as "bottom-fermenting" since it does not rise to the top of the brewing vessel during fermentation as ale yeast does. Fun fact, you can verb the word - "lagering" means to store and age beer at cold temperatures during a second fermentation to improve flavor and clarity.
Across the entire style, lagers can range from about 3% - 9% ABV, but the majority of popular ones cruise down the middle, or about 4% - 5% ABV.
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