HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #64: 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:

  • Amager pride
  • Amager envy
  • Amager lust
  • Amager gluttony
  • Amager wrath
  • Amager greed
  • Amager sloth
  • Big Island Brewhaus Kaffir the Beer (specialty brew exclusive for REAL a Gastropub’s 2nd Anniversary)
  • Big island Brewhaus Overboard IPA
  • Deschutes Abyss
  • Deschutes Mirror Mirror
  • Ballast Point Victory at Sea
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
  • Humboldt Black Xantus
  • Deschutes Hop in the Dark
  • 8wired Rewired Brown
  • Mikkeller Double Eye PA


Friday, May 23 – 2 year anniversary party!

2. Murphy’s
New Beers:

  • Anchor Steam IPA
  • Humboldt Hemp Brown Ale
Sierra Nevada Optimum
  • Goose Island Pere Jacques


Thursday, May 29 – Hawaii debut of Widmer Brothers Blacklight IPA collaboration with Boneyard Beer of Bend, Oregon to commemorate Widmer Brothers 30th anniversary. 
Event info published on Murphy’s Facebook page. 
Event will also include Widmer Bros beers: 
Barrel aged (Pinot Noir) Old Embalmer, 
Vanilla Brrrbon Imperial Winter Ale (Bourbon barrels), 
Upheaval IPA, 
Widmer Hefeweizen

3. Monkeypod Kitchen Ko’Olina
New Beers:

  • Hawaii Nui ‘Hapa Brown Ale’
  • Hawaii Nui ‘Kaua’i Golden Ale’

New Beers:

  • Clown Shoes Billonaire Barley Ale
  • Clown Shoes Space Cake Double IPA
  • Knee Deep McCarthy’s Bane Imperial Red Ale
  • Knee Deep Tanilla Porter

5. Kauai Beer Company
New Beers:

  • Saison – 5.6% 20.5IBU’s

6. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

  • Clown Shoes Space Cake DIPA
  • Clown Shoes Billionaire (Barleywine aged in Cognac barrels)
  • Clown Shoes Undead Partycrasher
  • Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest
  • Samuel Adams Honey Queen Braggot
  • Deschutes Hop in the Dark
  • Deschutes “NOT the Stoic”
  • Widmer Omission Pale
  • Widmer Omission IPA

7. Brew’d
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Not the Stoic & Hop in the Dark (bottle)
  • Clown Shoes Space Cake IIPA (bottle)
  • Baird Angry Boy Brown Ale (bottle)
  • Dieu du Ciel! Penombre Black IPA (bottle)
  • De Ranke XXX Bitter (bottle)
  • Knee Deep Tanilla Porter (bottle)
  • Mikkeller Orange Yuzu Glad I Said Porter
  • Toccalmatto Zona Cesarini IPA
  • Unibroue La Fin Du Monde
  • Iron Fist Velvet Glove Imperial Stout
  • Sierra Nevada Twilight Summer Ale

8. Pint + Jigger
New Beers:

  • Lost Coast Watermelon Wheat 5% abv, 15.5oz $6.50
  • Sierra Nevada Kellerweis 4.8% abv, 20oz $8
  • Lost Coast Hop Juice 2xIPA 9.7% abv, 16oz $9
  • Iron Fist Spice of Life 6.5% abv, 16oz $9
  • Left Coast VooDoo Stout 8.5%, 12oz $8

9. Whole Foods Kailua
New Beers:

  • Knee Deep – tanilla,hoptologist DIPA , Citra pale,  Mccarthys Bane Imperial Red
  • Heretic – Evil Cousin, Evil Twin & Shallow Grave back in stock
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum 4pk
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA 6pks  back in stock
Epic – Lager, Armageddon IPA, Pale Ale
  • 8 Wired – Hopwired IPA, Brown Ale , iStout
  • Clown Shoes  – Undead Party Crasher & Billionaire BarleyWine
  • Deschutes – Not the Stoic & Hop In The Dark CDA
  • Sierra Nevada – Southern Harvest

10. Kauai Islands Brewing
New Beers:

  • Leliani Light
  • Lilikoi
  • West side Wheat
  • Waialeale Ale
  • Fonz IPA
  • Canefire Red
  • Pakala Porter
  • Na Pali Pale
  • Captain Cooks
  • Kalo
  • Paniolo Brown

11. The Feral Pig Kauai
New Beers:

  • Square Mile Cider Co. Spur and Vine Hopped Cider 6.7% ABV
  • Rogue Brewing Co. Yellow Snow IPA 6.2% ABV 70 IBU
  • Kauai Brewing Co. Kauai Bock, Mai Bock 6.9% ABV 23IBU
  • Redhook ESB 5.8% ABV 28 IBU
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA 6.4% ABV 60 IBU (bottle)
  • Widmer Brothers Upheaval NW Style IPA 7% ABV 85 IBU (bottle)
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Summerfest Pilsner 5% ABV 28 IBU (bottle)
  • Draft on Deck: Kauai Beer Co. Mild Ale NITRO

12. Bonzer Front Haleiwa

Beer tasting on May 24th between 5-7 (last fee taken at 6:45).  $9 for members and $12 non-members.
Featured Brews

  • Anchor IPA
  • Anchor Summer
  • Rogue Marion berry
  • Rogue Honey Kolsch
  • Sierra Harvest
  • Iron Fist Dbl Fisted

13. Brasserie Du Vin

American Craft Beer Week Dinner – Friday, May 30, 6pm Beer Dinner – $50 per person
Aloha Lager, Honolulu Beerworks El Guapo, Ommegang Fleur de Houblon, Anchor IPA, North Coast “Otsuchi” Old Stock Ale 2012

14. The Edge of Waikiki

Sheraton Waikiki, The Edge of Waikiki Big Island Brewhaus Tasting with Pupus
Sunday, May 25th, 6pm – $60 per person
Mele Maibock, Golden Sabbath, Pau Hana Pale Ale, Overboard IPA, White Mountain Porter


One thought on “Hawaii Beer Blast #64: Your Weekly Craft Beer Update

  1. It was great to try the (partial) line up of Amager at Real. I’m gonna have to check out some of the Clown Shoes, haven’t seen these before!


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