Kona Brewing Co. - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Kona Brewing Co.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-25-2008, 04:40 AM   #1
clemson55
Recipes 
 
Nov 2005
Newport News, VA
Posts: 662
Liked 3 Times on 2 Posts



Anyone have their beer much? I ordered one of there beers about a yr ago of liquidsolution.biz and I remember it being pretty decent, I believe it was there golden ale but cant remember now. Anyway today I go into the local beer and wine store and they have 3 varieties the pale ale the wheat and the lager. Well I bought up a 6-er of each I couldnt believe it. I hit the jackpot today that beer traveled about 6000 miles just for me.
__________________
Primary - Empty
Secondary - Empty
Bottle Conditioning - None
Drinking - Peanut Butter Oatmeal Stout, Barleywine, Saison, APA, Strawberry mead
In the Works - Summer Rye for my wedding, May 15, 2010

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2008, 04:43 AM   #2
9/9
Collembola!
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
9/9's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Dec 2007
Durham, NC
Posts: 417
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts


I just finished drinking one of their pale ales. Pretty decent. They just started showing up here, so I will definitely be giving their other brews a try.
__________________
Primary: empty
Secondary: AHB Dry Mead (17)
Bottled: EdWort's Apfelwein (15), Vienna - Cascade SMaSH (19)
Drinking:MO-Amarillo SMaSH (14), BierMucher's Black Pearl Porter (13), Munich-NB SMaSH (16), Lemon Summer Blonde (18)
Planning: Belgian Brown (20)

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2008, 04:46 AM   #3
Alamo_Beer
 
Alamo_Beer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2006
Manor, Tx
Posts: 2,439
Liked 9 Times on 6 Posts


I've only had the Fire Rock Pale Ale but dude.......it's freakin' AWESOME! It's seriously one of my favorite brews now. I originally picked it up bc SWMBO thought the labels were cool. Anyway, I've got my eye on BM's clone, I'll brew it up next weekend when my honey malt gets in from AHB

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2008, 04:50 AM   #4
capntang
Recipes 
 
Mar 2008
Charleston, SC
Posts: 56

Apparently a rep was here wooing local distributors or something not too long ago. One of the hotels I do some consulting work for had a box full of six packs sitting behind the desk and said they were left by a guest that was here representing the brewery. Of course I managed to grab a sampler, but I don't think I've gotten around to drinking any of it yet. Not long after picking up that six pack, Kona beer started showing up in a few of the local grocery stores.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2008, 05:32 AM   #5
Jaybird
Sponsor
HBT_SPONSOR.png
 
Jaybird's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Nor*Cal
Posts: 7,743
Liked 1023 Times on 720 Posts


My very good friend John Abbot Is the original Brewer for Kona. The long Board Lager is his Baby. I have tried to Squeeze 411 about that beer from him in the past, BUT... He aint talken. I just might have to revisit the interest and see what info I can get from him for the home brewers that love the beer..
Cheers
JJ
__________________
FREE SHIPPING FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
USE PROMO CODE HBTXMAS
See my thread in the sponsor showcase for details

Nor Cal Brewing Solutions, Reddings local homebrew store
(530)243-BEER and (530)221-WINE


Still have questions PM me here or hit the website.

http://www.norcalbrewingsolutions.com and like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NorCalBrewingSolutionsfor Facebook only promos too
Smoke Cigars? www.stogietoys.com

*Member: The HBT Sweaty Fat Guy Cigar Club

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2008, 07:02 AM   #6
Brett0424
Recipes 
 
Jan 2008
dallas, tx
Posts: 265
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts


I had the longboard through a randal with select in it recently. Good beer, not meant to be that highly hopped though!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2008, 07:06 AM   #7
sittingturbo
Recipes 
 
Mar 2008
San Diego, CA & Fort Benning, GA, Fort Benning, GA
Posts: 180

My parents brought me back the 6 packs of cans. They visited the brewery and talked to the brew master. They had a great time. I had the Coconut Porter, Big Swell IPA (I believe that was the name) and one other beer. I liked them, wasn't to fond of the Coconut Porter, but could have just been the mood I was in. I would drink them all again.
__________________
Primary: None
Secondary: None
Kegged/Bottled: None
Upcoming: None

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2008, 08:20 AM   #8
EvilTOJ
 
EvilTOJ's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Dec 2005
Portland, OR, Oregon
Posts: 6,401
Liked 50 Times on 35 Posts


I've had their pale ale, and it's quite tasty.
__________________
There is a very fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness."

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2008, 03:00 PM   #9
A4J
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
A4J's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Mar 2008
the Desert, CA
Posts: 1,348
Liked 30 Times on 25 Posts


I had Kona beers served at my wedding Love the Fire Rock.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2008, 07:10 PM   #10
homebrewer_99
 
homebrewer_99's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2005
Atkinson (near the Quad Cities), IL
Posts: 17,792
Liked 133 Times on 99 Posts


I had a 6er of them when I was in Hawaii a little while back.

All of them were pretty decent, but I really liked the Coconut Porter. So much so that I am fermenting a Chocolate Coconut Stout. It should be about ready now.
__________________
HB Bill

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kona Brewing: Pipeline Porter ThreeTaps Recipes/Ingredients 2 10-17-2009 12:28 AM
I'm putting out an APB out for a Kona recipe! ChefBrew Recipes/Ingredients 10 11-01-2008 03:04 PM
Kona Pale Ale clone??? Pirate Ale Recipes/Ingredients 8 05-23-2007 08:16 PM


Forum Jump