HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #17: 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:

  • Kona Paradise IPA
  • Ballast Point Yellowtail Kolsch
  • Maui B’ak’tun Belgian Stout
  • Hawaii Nui Hapa Brown Ale
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
  • Aloha Organic Agave Pilsner
  • Maui Pau Hana Pilsner
  • Ballast Point Habanero Sculpin IPA
  • Aloha Double Dry Hopped Double Aloha Imperial Pilsner
  • Big Island Brewhaus Overboard IPA
  • Maui Amber Reign
  • Aloha Kiawe Honey Porter
  • Hawaii Nui Southern Cross Belgian Imperial Red
  • St. Bernardus Abt 12
  • Hawaii Nui Ele Ele Black IPA
  • Maui Maka Koa Pale Ale


Thursday, May 23, 2013 – Real Anniversary Party – Confirmed taps below with more to come!

  • Sierra Nevada Narwhal 2012
  • Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine 2013
  • Ballast Point Victory at Sea 2012
  • Deschutes The Abyss 2012
  • Ballast Point Dorado IIPA

2. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

  • Samuel Adams Porch Rocker
  • Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
  • Affligem Blonde
  • Mendocino Eye of the Hawk
  • Petrus Aged Red
  • Fox Barrel Pear Cider


Cider Tasting
Friday, May 17, from 5:30 – 8:30
Tasting: Strongbow, Woodchuck, Crispin and Angry Orchard
Open to the public. Must be 21 with ID

3. Humpy’s Kona

New Beers:

  • Big Island Brewhaus Belgian Pilsner
  • Deschutes Armory IPA
  • Samuel Adams Third Voyage IIPA
  • Samuel Adams Dark Depths Baltic IPA
  • Samuel Adams Norse Legend
  • Samuel Adams Grumpy Monk
  • Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL
  • Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat
  • Kona Devyno American Pale Ale
  • Kona Lemongrass Luau Blonde Ale


Friday 4:30 – PM Big Island Ladies of Craft Beer
Saturday- Kona Brewing Co. mini-Tap Takeover

New Beers:

  • Sam Adams Imperial Series Wee Heavy
  • Sam Adams Porch Rocker
  • Sierra Nevada 2013 Hoptimum

5. Bar 35


Wednesday, May 15 – House of Brews – Summer Beers. 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.

6. Feral Pig

New Beers:

  • Sam Adams Grumpy Monk Belgian IPA
  • Sam Adams Porch Rocker, German Radler
  • Sam Adams Belgian Session
  • Sam Adams Double Agent IPL
  • Sam Adams Griffin’s Bow, Blond Barleywine
  • Sam Adams Third Voyage


We only have a few seats left for Wednesday May 22nd’s Deschutes Brewing Company Meet the Brewer Beer Dinner.

6 beers, 6 course dinner $55 starts at 7:00PM.  Veronica Vega Assistant Brewmaster from Deschutes will be presenting the beers this evening. Please RSVP 808 246-1100

7. Murphy’s

  • Sam Adams Summer Ale
  • Ballast Point Fathom India Pale Lager (IPL)

8. Bonzer Front

  • Oro de milano, lager Italy
  • De Glazen Toren Imperial style Belgian white ale
  • Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier Germany
  • Green’s Dubbel dark Belgium
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum

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