HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #77: 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:

Mikkeller Simcoe Single Hop IIPA
Mikkeller Rauchpils
Mikkeller Dream Pils
The Blaugies x Hill Farmstead La Vermontoise Saison
Beer Here Autumnic Fallout Brown Ale
Ridgeway Ivanhoe English Pale Ale
Clown Shoes Crunkle Sam American Barleywine
Clown Shoes Ride the Lion Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy
Ayinger Oktoberfest (draft)
Heretic Shallow Grave Porter (draft)
Anderson Valley Holy Gose (draft)
Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Milk Stout (draft)


Oktoberfest Tap Attack Wednesday October 1st – Multiple Oktoberfest beers on tap with some pumpkin beers and German inspired food specials.

2. Whole Foods Kailua
New Beers:

Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock
Fish Tale – Organic IPA / Amber
Duchess De Bourgogne 750 ml / 330ml
Goose Island Ogden

3. Gordon Biersch Honolulu
New Beers:

Fest Bier (Oktoberfest Lager)


Tuesday, Sept 30th, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet & Greet with Dan Gordon, founder of the first microbrewery in Hawaii (Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant celebrating 20 years in Hawaii come this November)
Also a man of many talents … not only is he a brewmaster but he also has mastered the trombone and will be performing live on stage with jazz talents DeShannon Higa and Rocky Brown, featuring the jazz all-stars.

4. Brasserie Du Vin

Octoberfest Beer Dinner, Friday, September 26, 6pm
$50 per person plus tax and gratuity – call 545-1115 for reservations
Menu: http://www.beer808.com/Beer_Dinners.html

5. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

Belching Beaver Me So Honey
Belching Beaver Rabid Beaver Bite

6. Bar 35
Events: Wednesday, October 1 – Washington Beers (Fish Tail IPA, Wild Salmon Pale Ale, Noli Born & Raised and Spire Mountain Apple Cider) 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.

7. Bonzer Front
New Beers:

Big Eddy Okto
Sam Adams Okto
Erdinger Okto
Red Hook Pumpkin Porter
Fat Jack Pumpkin
Mission IPA
Mission Shipwreck


Beer tasting 9/27 5p-7p (last fee taken 6:45)


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