HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #9: Your Weekly Craft Beer Update

Hi Beer Blast

Welcome to the HI Beer Blast, your weekly guide to what’s new at Hawaii’s best craft beer bars, restaurants, brewpubs and more. You’ll also find info on local beer events. New blasts go out every week on Thursdays.

1. Real a Gastropub
New Beers:

  • Aloha Lager
  • Aloha Double Aloha Lager
  • New Albion Ale
  • Guinness


Tap Takeover:  Tuesday, March 26th – De Ranke Tap Attack – Our last Tuesday Tap event for March and yet another Hawaii draft launch at REAL. Four kegs of one of Belgium’s most sought after brewers, all being poured on the same night. De Ranke is world famous and has never had their beer poured in Hawaii on draft before. We don’t know why, but we are glad it’s here now.

XX Bitter
Nior de Dottignies
Saison de Dottignies

Stop by and try the reason why many people take trips to Belguim just to drink beer. De Ranke.

2. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

  • Wells Bombadier
  • Youngs Chocolate Stout in cans (with widget)

3. Murphy’s
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Armory XPA
  • Sam Adams Double Agent IPL

4. Bar 35

Wednesday, March 27th – House of Brews – Ides of March. Each week a different theme and EIGHT different beers to be tasted. Andy Baker, Hawaii’s own encyclopedia of all things beer, is on hand to explain and enlighten. Tasting includes Chef Valentini’s pizza. Majority of tastings run $25 per person.

5. Humpy’s Kona
New Beers:

  • Maui Barrel Aged Red Cock Doppelbock
  • Big Island Brewhaus Golden Sabbath
  • Kona Old Blowhole Barleywine
  • Kilkenny Irish Red Ale
  • Samuel Adams Grumpy Monk
  • Maui/Sun King Aloha B’ak’tun
  • Rogue Old Crustacean Barleywine

New Beers:

Cider Craze

  • Spire Apple Cider
  • Spire Pear Cider
  • JK Northern Neighbor Farmhouse Cider
  • JK Scrumpy Hard Cider
  • Woodchuck Hard Cider
  • Thistly Cross Scottish Cider

7. Bonzer Front
New Beers:

  • Rogue Farms Single Malt Ale
  • Rogue OREgasmic Ale


Saturday, March 23, 5pm-7pm. Rogue Beer Tasting
Featuring 6 Rogue Farm Series Brews
Live Bluegrass Music
$12 ($9 for club members)

8. Kauai Island Brewery
New Beers:

  • Kalo Beer- Brewed with dark honey caramel malt and locally grown Taro

9. The Feral Pig
New Beers:

  • Maui Brewing Big Swell IPA
  • Maui Brewing Mana Wheat
  • Hawaii Nui Hapa Brown
  • Kauai Island Brewing Cane Fire Red
  • Guinness
  • Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider

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