HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #65: 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:

  • Rogue Takeover – Special tribute to Jack Joyce – Tuesday, June 3rd

2. Murphy’s
New Beers:

  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Double IPA

3. YardHouse
New Beers:
The Chalkboard Beer Series is a rotating selection of five draft beers selected monthly and offering some of the most unique and complex beers from local, domestic and imported brewers. Stay updated with new beers hitting the Yard House Chalkboard Beer Series here with the live feed of what’s available!

  • Anchor California Lager
  • Anderson Valley Summer Solstice
  • Goose Island Matilda
  • Mehana Tsunami IPA

New Beers:

  • Rogue Hazelnut Brown Ale
  • Rogue Honey Kolsch
  • Rogue Double Chocolate Stout
  • Rogue New Crustacean Barleywine
  • Rogue Voodoo Doughnut
  • Rogue Marionberry Braggot
  • Rogue Mocha Porter

5. Kauai Beer Company
New Beers:

  • Honey IPA

6. Brew’d
New Beers:

  • Ritterguts Original Gose
  • Sierra Nevada Harvest Southern Hemisphere Fresh Hop IPA
  • Kissmeyer Stockholm Syndrome IIPA
  • Big Island Brewhaus Mele Mai Bock
  • Guinness Dry Irish Stout
  • Clown Shoes Undead Party Crasher (formally known as Vampire Slayer)
  • Yeastie Boys Gunnamatta (IPA brewed with Earl Grey Blue Flower Tea and Tea Leaves)

7. Pint + Jigger
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Hop in the Dark 6.8% 16oz $7
  • Widmer Gentlemens Club, 9.5%, 8oz $7.50
  • Anchor Brewing IPA 6.5%, 16oz $7
  • Widmer Barrel-Aged Ginger Red Ale 10.7%, 8oz, $9
  • Black Xantus Imperial 11%, 8oz, $10

Sam Adams Tap Takeover on Monday, June the 2nd.  14 Sam Adams beers going on tap Monday.  Will be having some Sam Adams giveaways and special prices on all the beers.  $1 tasters, 5oz pours and full pours of all 14 beers will be available.

8. Whole Foods Kailua
New Beers:

  • Angry Orchard MUSE
  • Sierra Nevada Summerfest 12pk Cans
  • KCCO black Lager
  • Blanch De Namur
  • Widmer Old Embalmer Barleywine
  • Clown Shoes – Space cake Double IPA / Billionare Barleywine / Undead Party Crasher
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum

9. Bonzer Front Haleiwa
New Beers:

  • Deschutes not the stoic
  • Coronado sock knocker
  • Knee Deep Hoptologist IPA
  • Ovila abbey saison
  • Ovila quad
  • Clown shoes clementine
  • Humbolt BC
  • No-Li spin cycle

10. Whole Foods Maui
New Beers:

  • Deschutes Pine Mountain Pilsner
  • Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Blanca
  • Jolly Pumpkin Bam Bier
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
  • Widmer Brothers Barrel Aged Old Embalmer
  • Widmer Bros. Reserve Barrel Aged Brrbon
  • Ommegang Game of Thrones Fire and Blood
  • Coronado Frog’s Breath IPA
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed
  • Red Hook ESB 12pks
  • Deschutes Armory XSA
  • Deschutes Cinder Cone
  • Sierra Nevada Barefoot Barley Wine
  • Humboldt Brewery Nectar IPA, Hemp Brown Ale & Red Nectar
  • Mehana Volcano Red Ale – Now available in 6pk cans
  • Mehana Mauna Kea Pale Ale – Now Available in 6pk cans

Arriving in Late May/Early June

  • No-Li Spin Cycle
  • Sam Adams Porch Rocker
  • Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison With Mandarins
  • Sierra Nevada Single Hop Harvest
  • Sam Adams Honey Queen
  • Coronado Sock Knocker
  • Deschutes Not The Stoic
  • Deschutes Hop In The Dark
  • Thornbridge St Petersburg Stout
  • Clown Shoes Billionaire Barley
  • Clown Shoes Space Cake Double
  • Clown Shoes Undead Party Crasher

11. Bar 35
Wednesday, June 4th – Happy Birthday House of Brews. 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.


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