HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #32: 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:

  • Cantillon Zwanze 9/14
  • Cantillon Iris 9/14
  • Cantillon Gueuze 9/14
  • Big Island Brewhaus Holy Humulus IPA 9/14
  • Big Island Brewhaus Octoberfiesta Lager 9/14
  • Struise Ypres
  • Freigeist Abraxxxas


September 9th is the “Prelude to Oktoberfest”
September 14th is “Zwanze Day & Big Island Brewhaus” Tap Attack (open at 9am)

2. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

  • Sierra Nevada Narwhal
  • Sierra Nevada Flipside Red IPA
  • Stift Engelszell Benno

New Beers:

  • Blue Moon Short Straw Farmhouse Red Ale
  • Blue Moon Rounder Belgian Style Pale
  • Moylan’s Ryan Sullivan’s Imperial Stout

4. Bar 35

Wednesday, September 11 – House of Brews German 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.

5. Feral Pig Kauai
New Beers:

  • Maui Brewing Co. Lemongrass Saison (Belgian-Style Saison 5% ABV 20 IBU)
  • Maui Brewing Co. Maka Koa Pale Ale (Strong Pale Ale 6.2 %ABV 45 IBU)
  • Maui Brewing Co. Hoku-ula Ale (American Red Ale 6.2% ABV 50 IBU)
  • Maui Brewing Co. Smoked-Out (German Smoked Lager 5.8% ABV 35 IBU)
  • Maui Brewing Co. HI Standards IPA (India Pale Ale 7.5% ABV 65 IBU)
  • Maui Brewing Co. Sorciere (Dark Saison 6.2% ABV 35 IBU)
  • Maui Brewing Co. Milk of Amnesia (Nitro Milk Stout 5.8% ABV 18 IBU)
  • Big Island Brewhaus Overboard IPA (India Pale Ale 6.9% ABV 50 IBU) – Bottle
  • Big Island Brewhaus White Mountain Porter (Porter 5.8% ABV 35 IBU) – Bottle
  • Big Island Brewhaus Golden Sabbath (Belgian Strong Golden Ale 8.5% ABV 30 IBU) – Bottle

6. Whole Foods Kahala
New Beers:

  • Coronado Sock Knocker
  • Thornbridge Jaipur IPA
  • Samuel Smith Yorkshire Stingo
  • Sierra Nevada Tumbler
  • Hawaii Nui Southern Cross


Events: 25% OFF Locally produced beers including Maui Brewing Co., Hawaii Nui Brewing Co., and Big Island Brewhaus. Friday September, 6th all day, one day only. Also Local beer tasting Friday from 5pm-8pm.

7. Bonzer Front
New Beers:

  • Affligem Blonde
  • Rogue Beard Beer
  • Coronado Sock Knocker
  • Sam Adams Octoberfest

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