HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #88: Your Weekly Craft Beer Update

Hi Beer Blast

1. Brew’d
New Beers:

Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA (bottle)
Ballast Point Victory at Sea (bottle)
Mikkeller x Prairie American Style (bottle)
Green Flash Palate Wrecker (bottle and draft)
Amager Sinner Series Sloth SMaSH Pale Ale
Clown Shoes Space Cake IIPA
Big Island Brewhaus Red Sea of Cacao (bottle)


Wednesday, January 28th – Siren Craft Brew Tap Attack

2. Whole Foods Kailua
New Beers:

Ballast Point – Even Keel 6pk cans , Longfin Lager 6pk cans , Victory At Sea 22oz , Grapefruit Sculpin 6pks (hopefully Friday delivery)
Breakside La Tormenta
Ace Pineapple cider
Lucifer Belgian Ale
Maui Brewing Lorenzini DIPA

3. Kona Brewing – Kona Pub

Saturday, January 24th, 2015 – Makana Series Release Party and Concert with The Green and Gomega
6:30pm – 10:30pm

Join us for our 21st birthday and try the first brew in our new Makana series.
Limited Edition Ales Brewed in Hawaii, for Hawaii
Aina – Brown Ale – Brewed with Kalo (Taro Root)
A portion of the proceeds will benefit Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii
Good Beer, Good People and a Good Cause

4. Murphy’s
New Beers:

Mission Brewing Holiday Ale Belgian Quad
The Good Life Brewing Descender IPA
Maui Brewing Lorenzini Blood Orange DIPA
Ballast Point Victory at Sea Imperial Porter

5. Whole Foods Kahala
New Beers:

Green Flash Palate Wrecker Imperial IPA 22 oz
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Hoppy Lager 6 pack (seasonal)
Maui Brewing Co. Lorenzini Double IPA 4 pack
Sierra Nevada Nooner Pilsner 6 pack
Zoetzuur Flemish Sour Ale 750 ml
Anchor Brewing Co. Old Foghorn 6 pack (limited supply)
North Coast Old Stock Ale 2014 4 pack
Deschutes Brewery The Abyss (2014) 22oz
Deschutes Brewery The Dissident (2014) 22 oz (limit 4 per person)

6. Kauai Beer Company
New Beers:

Sleeping Giant
American Barleywine – 55.5 IBU – 10.00% ABV
Intensely malty, but with a distinct hop bitterness, our first high-gravity beer features prominent fruity esters, subtle roastiness, and a boozy nose.

7. Honolulu Beerworks
New Beers:

Makakilo Brown
Barrel’d Rye’d

8. Bar 35
Events: Wednesday, January 14 – Dark Continent. 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.

9. Gordon Biersch Honolulu

January 20 ~ Brewery Tour and Lager Tasting
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm “Gordon Biersch brewery tours and beer tasting”

10. Real a Gastropub
New Beers:

Clown Shoes Royal Standard Wee Heavy
Cismontane the Coulter Rye IPA
Breakside La Tormenta Dry Hopped Sour
Gigantic Peace Loving Decoy Vienna
Hofbrouwerijke Flower Sour (Bottle)
Midtfyns Chili Tripel (Bottle)
Ballast Point Victory at Sea (Bottle)
Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin (Bottle)
De Ranke Saison de Dottignies (Bottle)
ToØL yeastus christus (Bottle)


January 19th is our New Beginnings 4 course Beer Dinner
$50.00 all inclusive; reservations required 956-2526

11. Liquor Collection
New Beers:

Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin
Logsdon Cerasus
Ballast Point Even Keel Session IPA
Maui Brewing Lorenzini Blood Orange DIPA
Green Flash Palate Wrecker
Ballast Point Victory at Sea
Gigantic Peace Loving Decoy
Rogue Farms Chipotle Lager
Zatec Dark Lager
Breakside La Tormenta Dry Hopped Sour
Ballast Point Longfin Lager
Sierra Nevada BeerCamp Hoppy Pilsner
Clown Shoes Extremely Angry Beast
Clown Shoes Royal Standard

12. Brasserie Du Vin

Friday, January 30, 6pm – West Coast Road Trip Beer Dinner

Hosted by Andy Baker with remarks about food and beer pairing by general manager David Comfort and sous chef Meghan Ellis. 

Theme: West Coast Road Trip.  Beers from California and Hawaii New to Hawaii.  

Four courses, five beers, all for just $55 [NEW PRICE, JAMES] (plus tax and gratuity).  These popular dinners sell out every month. Early reservations a must! Call 545-1115 to reserve your seat.



North Coast Brewing Scrimshaw Pilsner


1st Course

Kona Kampachi Sashimi with Blood Orange Chimichurri

Paired with Coronado Brewing Orange Avenue Wit

2nd Course

Fresh House-Made Tagliatelle with Arugula Pesto and Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes

Paired with Green Flash West Coast IPA

3rd Course

Porchetta with Arugula and Confit Style Pee Wee Potatoes

Paired with Breakside Toro Red

4th Course

Kalamansi Cheese Cone Coated with Dark Chocolate

Paired with 2014 Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine


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