HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #70: 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. Brew’d
New Beers:

  • Hoppin’ Frog: B.O.R.I.S. the Crusher, Hop Heathen Imperial Black IPA, Hoppin’ to Heaven IPA, Mean Manalisha IIPA (bottles)
    Left Coast Red Tide Belgian-style Ale (bottle)
    Lost Coast 25th Anniversary Ale (bottle)
    Heretic Evil Cousin IIPA
    Anchor Brewing Zymaster No.6
    Goose Island The Ogden Belgian-style Tripel


SALT bar & kitchen Private Dining Room
3605 Waialae Ave
Wednesday, July 30th 6:30pm

$65 Per Person (Includes tax & gratuity)

Taste distinct styles and ingredients from 5 countries around the world with one of Hawaii’s only Certified Cicerone’s Bill Carl! Savor Chef Pablo’s beer pairings including local Shinsato farms porchetta, house cured charcuterie and Local cheese board and Dolce Ice Cream Float with Harviestoun’s “Old Engline Oil”!


  • 1st Course- Orval Trappist Ale (Belgium)- Farro salad w/Diver scallop, almond-golden raisin-watermelon radish-apple, string bean & chervil vinaigrette
  • 2nd Course- Hitachino Ginger Brew (Japan) – Porchetta w/pistachio jus, gingered turnips, turnip greens
  • 3rd Course – Ayinger Altbairisch Dunkel (Germany) – Flat Iron Steak w/roasted Portobello mushroom, long squash, kale, Ayinger jus
  • 4th Course – Harviestoun Old Engine Oil (England) – Dolce Ice Cream Float w/Harviestoun Old Engine Oil & Dolce Ice Cream
  • 5th Course – Big Island Brewhaus – Seasonal Keg – W/chef’s selection of local cheese, house cured charcuterie, local honey, house made jams

3. Real A Gastropub
New Beers:

  • Green Flash Double Stout
  • Green Flash Hop Head Red
  • Green Flash Imperial IPA
  • Green Flash Le Freak
  • Green Flash Road Warrior Imperial Rye IPA
  • Green Flash West Coast IPA
  • Hoppin’ Frog: B.O.R.I.S. the Crusher, Hop Heathen Imperial Black IPA (bottles)


July 29 – Green Flash Tap Takeover

New Beers:

  • Ballast Point Fathom IPL
  • Ballast Point Piper Down Scottish Ale

5. Bar 35

Events: Wednesday, July 30 – State Your Independence. 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.

6. Murphy’s
New Beers:

  • Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America beers (rotating through all 12)

7. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

  • Hoppin’ Frog: Boris the Crusher Imperial Oatmeal Stout
    Hoppin’ Frog: Hoppin’ to Heaven IPA
    Hoppin’ Frog: Mean Manalishi DIPA
    Ballast Point: Fathom IPL
    Ballast Point: Piper Down Scottish Ale

8. Kauai Beer Company
New Beers:

  • “Unnamed Amber Lager” – California Common – 32.0 IBU, 4.73% – Moderately malty, pronounced hop bitterness with toasty and caramelly malt flavor.

9. Brasserie Du Vin

Friday, July 25, 2014, 6 p.m.
The Brewer’s Table Beer Dinner Series at Brasserie Du Vin Bar B Q Beer Dinner

Meet & Greet: North Coast Brewing Scrimshaw

First Course: Lobster Corn Dog
Served with Erdinger Hefeweizen

Second Course: BBQ Cornish Game Hen
Served with Mad River Jamaica Red

Third Course: Baby Back BBQ Pork Rib
Served with Moylan’s Kilt Lifter

Dessert: Fondue de Pomme
Served with Young’s Double Chocolate Stout

Please call 545-1115 to make reservations.

10. Kona Brewing Company Koko Marina Pub

Friday July 25th – Jive Nene featuring Simone Cole
Saturday July 26th – Boogie
Sunday July 27th – Ledward Kaapana



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