Beer news from around the web that you need to read.
Pacific Business News – Kona Brewing Company announced brand new packaging and bottles. The new bottles now feature a map of the Hawaiian Islands and the company’s slogan “Liquid Aloha.” The new labels are die cut to make the graphics pop more. http://bit.ly/113Sgvy
Beer Pulse – In more AB InBev packaging news, Budweiser cans are getting a new fancy makeover. Special bowtie cans are expected to roll out soon that mirror Budweiser’s iconic bowtie logo. Don’t ask me what this has to do with the beer in the can and why they’d spend millions of dollars in R&D to develop these cans. http://bit.ly/ZAxyRD
Hawaii Business – KISS rocker, Gene Simmons, plans to open another outpost of his El Segundo based restaurant Rock & Brews. The rock and roll and craft beer focused restaurant chain is slated to open later this year in Paia. http://bit.ly/YX0CIk
Craftbeer.com – Craft Beer Week is quickly approaching (May 13-19) and here are a few great ideas of how to plan an event. http://bit.ly/174bV2l
Honolulu Magazine – Jonathan Schwalbenitz, bartender at Murphy’s, and Joe Felix, bar manager at O’Toole’s, created a one of a kind beer with Sierra Nevada that is currently on tap at both bars. Get down there and try it before it is gone forever. http://bit.ly/14x68Vo