HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #27: 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:

  • Big Island Overboard
  • Maui HI Standards IPA


California Gold Rush – $25 Guided Beer Tasting – Monday August 5
Try different brews that brought home gold from the top competitions for craft beer.

2. Bar 35


Wednesday, August 7 – House of Brews – International Beer Day. 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:

  • Samuel Adams Barrel Room Collection Stony Brook Red
  • Samuel Adams Barrel Room Collection New World
  • Leinenkugel Big Eddy Ryewine Ale

4. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

  • Clown Shoes Blaecorn Unidragon

5. Tamura’s Fine Wines
New Beers:

  • Rogue Honey Kolsch
  • Oud Beersel Oude Kriek
  • Oud Beersel Oude Gueuze

6. Whole Foods Kailua
New Beers:

  • Deschutes – Class of 88” BarleyWine / Black Butte XXV / Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Limited Edition Bon Chien Grand Cru 2012
  • Leinenkugels Sunset Wheat

7. 12th Ave. Grill
New Beers:

  • Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Saison with Mandarin Oranges and Peppercorns


Taps at the new 12th Ave Grill is t minus 2 months away.  We are opening our new location on October 1st with brand new taps.  Hooray for draft beer.


8. Humpy’s Kona
New Beers:

  • Deschutes XXV Anniversary barrel aged porter
  • Ballast Point Sculpin and Sea Monster
  • Sam Smith oatmeal stout
  • Deschutes Class of 88 barley wine

9. Pint + Jigger
New Beers:

  • Unibrue Trois Pistoles
  • Coronado Stingray
  • Coronado Idiot IPA
  • Rogue dbl Chocolate Stout
  • Ballast Point Victory at Sea
  • Deschutes Black Butte PORTER
  • Anderson Valley heelch o Hops
  • Maui Lemon Grass Saison
  • Ballast Point Dorado DIPA

10. Lulu’s Waikiki
New Beers:

  • Decshutes Twilight Ale – Beer of the month

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