HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #26: 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:

  • Ballast Point Sextant Oatmeal Stout on Nitro
  • Kona Dry Side Stout on Nitro
  • Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider
  • Aloha Lager
  • Sierra Nevada Kellerweis
  • Sam Adams Imperial White Ale
  • Dogfish Head x Birra Del Borgo My Antonia Imperial Pilsner
  • Big Island Brewhaus Overboard IPA
  • Deschutes Black Butte XXV
  • St Bernardus ABT 12
  • Ballast Point Fathom IPL
  • Rogue XS Double Dead Guy
  • Ballast Point Schooner Pale Ale
  • Kona Sail Away Red Ale
  • Deschutes Armory XPA
  • Iron Fist Nelson Impaler Pale Ale
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Big Island Brewhaus Dark Sabbath
  • Leipziger Gose
  • Olah Dubh 1991 Aged in 21 year old Highland Park barrels
  • Big Island Brewhaus Black Whole
  • Iron Fist Spice and Desist Farmhouse Ale
  • Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Rauch
  • Gordon Biersch Weizeneisbock
  • Widmer Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout
  • Stift Engelsell Gregorius Trappist Quad
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA
  • Moylan’s Moylander IIPA
  • Moylan’s Double Kiltlifter
  • Cask Conditioned Sierra Nevada Stout

Events:

Real Beer Festival – Saturday, July 27, 2013, 2pm to 6:30pm – Parking lot across of Ward 16 Theatres (1031 Auahi Street.)
Showcasing 50 plus craft beers from Hawaii, mainland U.S. and international breweries. Live entertainment featuring classic rock, funk, originals and current rock hits; progressive blue grass and a blues ensemble. Food from Oahu’s Premier Restaurants

Iron Fist Tap Takeover – Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 2:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

  • Velvet Glove Imperial Stout
  • Spice and Desist Spiced Belgian Ale
  • Hired Hand Saison
  • Renegade Blonde Kolsch
  • Nelson Impaler Pale Ale

2. Bar 35

Events:

Wednesday, July 31 – House of Brews – All American 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.

3. SWAM
New Beers:

  • Samuel Smith Organic Chocolate Stout
  • Widmer Bros. BRRRBON ’12 Bourbon Barrel Aged Ale
  • Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale

4. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

  • Angry Orchard Iceman
  • Newcastle Werewolf
  • Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Rye Wine

5. Tamura’s Fine Wines
New Beers:

  • Caracole Saxo Belgian Blonde Ale
  • Caracole Troublette Wheat Ale
  • Ozeno Yukidoke White Weizen

6. Murphys
New Beers:

  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
  • Deschutes Black Butte XXV Anniversary Ale
  • Samuel Adams Backwoods Porter
  • Samuel Adams Noble Hops
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Maui Brewing Pale Ale

7. 12th Ave. Grill
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Rogue American Amber Ale
  • Rogue XS Dead Guy
  • Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Chocolate Peanut Butter & Banana Ale

Events:  

Our last Summer Beer Monday on July 29th features:
Big Island Cinnamon-Meyer Lemon Doughnut Holes with Hamakua Pink Peppercorn & Smoked Salt Madre “Hot Chocolate” Dipping Sauce + Spiced Macadamia Nuts to pair with Big Island Brewhaus White Mountain Porter

Please call 808.732.9469 for reservations.

8. The Feral Pig
New Beers:

  • Kauai Island Brewing Co. Da Fonz IPAaaaaaaa

Events:

Thursday August 1st is our 2 year anniversary. We will be announcing a few events on FB and twitter (@theferalpig) stay tuned for the fun we’ll be having with Maui Brewing Company pub beers.

9. Bonzer Front Haleiwa
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Black Butte Porter
  • Deschutes Mirror Pond
  • Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Chocolate Peanut Butter & Banana Ale

Events:

Beer Tasting – Saturday, July, 27th:

  • Iron Fist Uprising , Velvet Glove, Dubbel Fisted
  • Wells banana bread
  • Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Chocolate Peanut Butter & Banana Ale
  • Deschutes Class of 88 barely wine

10. Humpy’s Kona
New Beers:

  • BI Brewhaus Black Whole black ale
  • BI Brewhaus Pau Hana pale

11. Brasserie Du Vin
Events:

Friday, July 26th at 6pm – FREE Deschutes Pint Glass Night
This monthly event is often a sell-out. So, get reserve your seats early. Chef Marco Elder and beer-lover Andy Baker team up to create a tantalizing 4-course dinner, with each course carefully paired with a beer to complement the food. This month, we celebrate the flavors of summer with:

Social Beer: Social: Mehana Humpback Blue

1st Course: Ewa watermelon salad, mustard greens, naked cow dairy feta with a Manoa honey citronette, paried with Deschutes Chainbreaker IPA

2nd Course: Cajun prawn broil over a Kahuku corn succotash and fried shallots, paired with Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Saison

3rd Course: Smoked pork belly with a habanero rhubarb relish over a Brussels sprouts and a trio of baked beans, paired with Sam Adams Tasman Red

Dessert: Blueberry cheese cake cobbler, paired with Rogue Double Chocolate Stout

$50 per person. No substitutions. For reservations call 808-545-1115.

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