HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #25: 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 Castaway IPA
  • Harviestoun Old Engine Oil
  • Anchor Zymaster Series #4. Fort Ross Farmhouse Saison.
  • Sierra Nevada Belgian Blonde IPA
  • Sierra Nevada Kellerweis
  • Samuel Adams White Lantern Witbier
  • Unibroue La Fin Du Monde
  • Unibroue Trois Pistoles
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
  • Olah Dubh 1991 (21 yr)
  • Chelsea Moylans Porter
  • Gregorius Trappistenbier
  • Marionberry Hibiscus Gose – bottle
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA – bottle
  • Deschutes Black Butte XXV – bottle
  • Weihenstephaner Korbinian Doppelbock – bottle
  • Stift-Engelsell Benno Trappist Saision – bottle
  • Lost Coast Alleycat Amber – bottle


Tuesday, July 23, 2013
2:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Kona Brewing Tap Takeover – 7 different beers made at Kona Brewing on the Big Island

2. Bar 35


Wednesday, July 24 – House of Brews – American Stouts and Porters. 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.

New Beers:

  • Big Island Brewhaus Overboard IPA
  • Big Island Brewhaus White Mountain Porter
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Mad River Humboldt Haze Imperial Wheat IPA

4. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

  • Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Saison
  • Mad River Humboldt Haze IPA
  • Bornem Double
  • Privateer, by Piraat
  • Bavik Pils

5. Whole Foods Kahala
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Deschutes Black Butte Porter XXV
  • Rogue Voodoo Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana
  • Lakefront Fixed Gear


Spaten/Franziskaner Tasting Saturday, July 27, from 4p-6p.

6. Murphys
New Beers:

  • Samuel Adams Noble Pils
  • Deschutes Black Butte XXV
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum

7. 12th Ave. Grill
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Deschutes Black Butte XXV Porter


Summer Beer Mondays featuring Big Island Brewhaus continues for 2 more weeks (July 22nd and 29th).  We are featuring Beer Battered Pohole Ferns & Cioppino to pair with Golden Sabbath on the 22nd.  Doughnut Holes with a Madre “Hot Chocolate” Dipping sauce pairs with White Mountain Porter on the 29th.

Please call 808.732.9469 for reservations.

8. Hawaiian Islands Brewing Company
New Beers:

  • All beers $3, all day – HIBC has lost their lease and will be closing down on September 15th. Stop by to say thanks!

9. Pacific Breach
New Beers:

  • Kahakai Mead infused with chocolate – released Friday, July 19th – 22 oz bottle
  • Hoptonium 239 IBU 12% ABV industrial Pale Ale – released July 25th

10. Whole Foods Kailua
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Black Butte XXV
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Big Island BrewHaus (Golden Sabbath , White Mountain Coconut Coffee Porter , IPA)
  • Iron Fist Uprising & Velvet Glove

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