HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #30: 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:

  • Toøl Black Maria Black IPA
  • Trois Dames L’amoureuse rouge
  • Mikkeller milk stout
  • Xbeeriment Hoppenheimer
  • De Ranke guldenberg
  • 8Wired Rewired Brown ale
  • Rouge beard beer


Tuesday, August 27, 2013 – Shelton Brothers Tap Attack #2

More Shelton for you. Stoked to have these beers on the island.
Mikkeller Milk Stout
Ritterguts Gose
De Ranke Guldenberg Belgian Ale
8 Wired Rewired Brown
Trois Dame’s L’Amarouse Rouge Sour Ale

2. Pint + Jigger
New Beers:

  • Ballast Point Fathom
  • Rogue Dead Guy
  • Sierra Nevada Imperial Red


Tuesday Sept 3rd 6-730pm
It’s finally here! We have a great pairing set up for you to enjoy on Tuesday (September 3, 2013), 6:00PM at PINT AND JIGGER. We are excited to have Stephen Smith back from Whole Foods Kahala to guide us through the special beers that will pair with a fantastic charcuterie menu presented by our very own Chef Dan Albertson

For full tasting menu visit: http://charcuterieandbeer.eventbrite.com/

3. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

  • Rogue Beard Beer (Monday 8-26)
  • Coronado Sock Knocker (Monday 8-26)

4. Whole Foods Kailua
New Beers:

  • Affligem Cuvee
  • Sam Adams Octoberfest (also on tap at the Windward Bar)
  • Ayinger Oktoberfest
  • Affligem Blonde 6pk
  • Moylans ( Double IPA, Hopsicle Imperial IPA,Kiltlifter, Tipperings Pale Ale)
  • Class of 88’ Barleywine (last 2 cases left)
  • Samuel Smiths Yorkshire Stingo (1 of only 5 cases on island)


Monday, August 26 – 6:30pm
Beer & Pupu Tasting – Spots are going fast for our Beer & Pupus Pairing event on Monday, August 26! 5 courses of heavy pupus, expertly paired with beers by our own Dustin Gomes. Just $40! Call 263-6800 to reserve your spot.

5. Kauai Island Brewing
New Beers:

  • Leliani Light
  • Lilikoi,
  • West side Wheat
  • Waialeale Ale,
  • Kalo Brew
  • Fonz IPA
  • Canefire Red,
  • Paniolo Brown
  • Pakala Porter

BACK ON TAP AUG 27 – Captain Cooks, IPA (maybe sooner)

Back on tap Sept 2 Napali Pale Ale

6. Murphy’s
New Beers:

  • Iron Fist Hired Hand Saison
  • Leipziger Gose

7. Bonzer Front
New Beers:

Sierra Nevada beer camp
Anchor Big Leaf Maple


Saturday, August 24, 5pm – 7pm Beer Tasting!

8. Humpy’s Kona
New Beers:

  • Big Island Brewhaus Golden Sabbath
  • Big Island Brewehaus
  • Maui Coconut Porter

Coming soon Third Thursday beer socials. An event for the “beer geeks” where I can bring in a few cases of random delicious bottles and we can all try a taste of each without having to commit.

9. Bar 35

Wednesday, August 28 – House of Brews British 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.

10. Monkeypod Kitchen Ko’Olina
New Beers:

  • Sextant Oatmeal Stout Nitro – Ballast Point Brewing Company – Draft
  • Sextant Copper Ale Nitro – Ballast Point Brewing Company – Draft
  • Deschutes Black Butte XXV Birthday addition – Draft
  • Rogue Farms 19 Original Colonies Mead – Draft
  • Ayinger Authentic Bavarian Hefe Weizen – Bottle
  • Oude Beersel – Oud Geuze Viellie (Belgian Lambic) – Bottle


Live Entertainment 7 days a week: 3:30 to 5:30 and then 7:00 to 9:00 ( Fri Sat Sun we add 12:00 – 2:00)

Happy Hour 7days a week 3:00 to 5:30

All Appetizers are half off (with the exception of Poke tacos and raw bar mix plate)

All Pizzas – 9

All draft beers – 4.75 to 10

Choice of a red or white wine for – 6

All Handcrafted Culinary Cocktails – 8

Maui Ocean Vodka cocktail on the rocks your way – 6

11. Brasserie Du Vin

September 27, 2013, 6 p.m. – The Brewer’s Table

Asian with a French Flair
Friday, August 30, 2013, 6 p.m.
$50 per person, plus tax & gratuity


Meet & Greet
Widmer Marionberry Hibiscus Gose

First Course
Grilled Kauai prawns in a lemongrass broth
and vermicelli
Served with Unibroue Blanche de Chambly

Second Course
Lamb samosa with a green papaya,
Cilantro, and cucumber salad
Served with Newcastle Werewolf

Third Course
Korean spiced duck breast with a hoisin glaze,
ginger rice, and fresh kimchi
Served with Hawaii Nui Southern Cross

Plum Surprise
Served with Ballast Point Black Marlin Porter

12. Lulu’s Waikiki
New Beers:

  • Ballast Point Sculpin IPA – September Beer of The Month!

13. Hawaiian Islands Brewing Company
Last day serving is 9/17. All beers $3.

  • Mango Wheat Ale
  • HI Brew Lager
  • Akamai Amber Ale
  • Lei O’ Mano IPA
  • Macadamia Nut Brown Ale
  • Kona Coffee Stout
  • Lei O’ Mano Imperial RYE IPA

14. Pacific Beach Hotel

Thursday, August 29, 6pm – 9pm

99 Bottles Craft Beer and Food Festival – 99 select craft beers from Sierra Nevada, Sam Adams, Angry Orchard and more. For more details visit http://www.pacificbeachhotel.com/

15. Whole Foods Kailua Windward Bar
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Chain Breaker White IPA
  • Harp Lager
  • Ballast Point Sculpin IPA
  • Anchor Liberty Ale
  • Aloha Blond
  • Big Swell IPA

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