HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #113: Your Weekly Craft Beer Update

Hi Beer Blast

1. Brew’d
New Beers:

Alpine Duet
Alpine Hoppy Birthday
Alpine Captain Stout
Alpine Ale
Green Flash Silva Stout
Green Flash Mosaic Session
Green Flash Soul Style IPA
Green Flash West Coast IPA
Green Flash Double Stout
Green Flash Hop Head Red
Green Flash Cedar Plank Pale Ale


Monday August 10th Bingo at the Bar

Wednesday, August 12th

2. Real
New Beers:

Ayinger Brau Weiss
Waikiki Brewing Deepah IIPA
Waikiki Brewing Barrel Aged Porter
Honolulu Beer Works Hop Island IPA
Maui Brewing Black Pearl (Barrel Aged Imperial Coconut)
Kona Brewing Mahalo Imperial IPA
Lanikai Pillbox Porter
Big Island Brewhaus Overboard IPA


Monday August 10th, Merchant du Vin beer tasting with Bill Carl and Laird at 6:30PM. $25 reservations required.
Ayinger Brau Weisse
Samuel Smith India Ale
Samuel Smith Stingo (a VERY rare treat!!)
Traquair Jacobite

August 11th Hawai’i Nō Ka ‘Oi Tap Attack featuring some of Hawaii’s Finest craft breweries.

3. Puka’s Whole Foods Kahala
New Beers:

Goose Island Sofie
808 Crystal Wheat
Lahaina Town Brown
Pueo Pale Ale
Lavaman Red Ale
Big Swell IPA
Coconut Porter


Maui Brewing Growler Party Saturday 8/8.
Growler Givaways
Maui Brewing Co. sampling from 2pm-5pm
Food Specials

4. Pint + Jigger
New Beers:
Midnight sun , arctic devil (barley wine) 13.2%
Lagunitas, IPA 6.2%
Green flash, double stout 8.8%
Midnight sun, monks mistress Belgium-style quad 11.5%
Belching beaver, great lei IPA 6.5%
Dechutes 2014 abyss, imperial stout 11%
Midnight sun, modern romance (dark ale) nitro 9.3%


Beer dinner with Andy baker and Bill Carl. 5 beers, 4 course old world food with new world beers.  Saturday August 15th at 5 pm. Call Pint and Jigger for reservations. $50 per person

5. Gordon Biersch

August 11 ~ Brewery Tour and Beer Tasting – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm “Gordon Biersch brewery tours and beer tasting”

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 ~ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm – “Pacific OceanFest” Brewer’s Dinner fresh Pacific Ocean seafood inspired menu

Welcome Beer – Golden Export

1st Course
Goose Point Oysters and Export (beer) -kissed Prawns With Marzen (beer) horseradish sauce – Paired with Sommerbrau

2nd Course
Cedar Plank Pacific Bake Pacific salmon, scallops, mussels, and shrimp, served with spinach parmesan smashed potatoes – Paired with Marzen

3rd Course
Lychee, lilikoi passion and guava with a sweet berry compote Trio of Island Sorbet – Paired with Belgian Whit

Price: $40.00 per person – GB passport members / military guests only ~ Special price $29.95 ~
*proof of GB Passport or military ID requested
* Please add tax and service charge / gratuity
* Advanced VIP reservations only
* Please call ph 387-5674 for more information and reservations

6. Maui Brewing Company Kihei Tasting Room
New Beers:

U’ala (IBU:34 ABV 6.3%) Brewed in partnership with Old Lahaina Luau we created this mild pale ale to feature U’ala (ooh ala), a purple sweet potato indigenous to Maui. It is golden in color and has a nice balance of malt sweetness and hop presence. More malty than the Pueo. Aroma Spicy and floral hop aroma with a hint if malt sweetness. Good beer for people who are just getting introduced to craft as well as those who enjoy a more mild and malty pale ale.

7. Hideaway Club
New Beers:

Gigantic Light White Heat IPA
Waikiki Brewing English Brown Ale
Sam Adams Double Black
Sam Adams Helles Bock

August 10-14th join us as we partner with Kona Brewing Company to celebrate 21 Years of Brewing Beer with an all week Tap Takeover! For more information check out our Website at uscghideawayclub.com

8. Kauai Beer Company
New Beers:

Uncle Malty
American IPA – 72.4 IBU – 6.00% ABV
Uncle Malty is an IPA with a big caramel malt backbone… a big IPA featuring loads of Munich malt and nine hop varieties.

9. Hilton Hawaiian Village

Friday, August 28 : “Taste of the Aina” Brewers Dinner – 6pm-9pm
Rooftop Garden – Mid-Pacific Conference Center at Hilton Hawaiian Village, Must be 21+

A farm-to table experience featuring a five course menu of locally sourced ingredients paired with select beers from Hawaii’s top breweries. Local Brewers will be on hand to discuss their craft and share the art of beer pairing. Live music by Kamuela. Tickets $120 For tickets call 808-947-7955 or visit the Luau Desk in the main lobby

Saturday, August 29 : Great Waikiki Beer Festival – A Celebration of 100 Beers – 6pm-9pm
Great Lawn – fronting the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon, Must be 21+

Hawaii’s largest ever beer event celebrating 100 Beers. Live entertainment by Anuhea, Backwards Shaka, and Kailua Bay Buddies . Tickets include ten 4 oz. beer samples, beer-licious food, live entertainment, complimentary validated self-parking. (Applicable taxes will be applied to ticket price) A benefit for Hawaii’s Wounded Warriors.

For tickets call 808-947-7955 or visit the Luau Desk in the main lobby – Tickets $80 or $90 at the door / $100 Early Access -5pm Entry — Special Military discount of 15% off the $80 tickets. Ticket holders will be able to purchase additional 4 oz tastings for $2

Sunday, August 30 : Rehab Beer Brunch – 9am-3pm
Tropics Bar & Grill – beach front Hilton Hawaiian Village,
Wrap up the weekend with a festive Brewer’s Brunch featuring island brunch favorites, $4 Beer selections and Bloody Marys. No reservations required.

10. Whole Foods Maui
New Beers:

Prairie Artisan Ales Standard
Off Color Brewing Scurry
Upright Brewing Five
Knee Deep Breaking Bud
Saison Jandrain-Jandrenoiulle V Cense
De Proefbrouwerij Zoetzuur Flemish Reserve Ale
De Ranke Brewing Noir Dottignies
De Ranke Brewing Saison de Dottingnes


The next Beer Meetup will be Thursday, August 13 from 5:00-6:00 in the café. Come by to try some great new beers and some old favorites, with snacks, conversation and conviviality. Must be 21+ with ID

Sale all month on Sierra Nevada 12pks, Goose Island 6pks, select session beers and select Iron Fist and Breakside Brewery bombers.

11. 12th Ave. Grill

We are savoring the last days of Summer with a uniquely Hawaiian tasting dinner bringing together craft breweries from Hawai’i island, Maui & Oahu paired with four courses of local fish and meats. Join us in tasting with two Certified Cicerones Alyssa Gunderson from Mehana Brewing Company and Bill Carl from Southern Wine & Spirits through four craft beers from Hawai’i’s award winning breweries!
Monday, August 24th
12th Ave Grill Private Dining Room
6p Cocktail Reception, Dinner to follow
$85 inclusive
Tickets at tasteoftheislandscraftbeerdinner@eventbrite.com

Hors d’Oeuvres
House Made Pork Lardo Toast
Beer Battered Pickled Quail Egg
Lemongrass Cured Hawaiian Au with Beet Caviar
~paired with Ben’s Seasonal Beer Cocktail~

Ni`ihau Antelope Carpaccio
Manoa honeycomb “gastrique”, foie gras toast & petite greens
~ paired with Maunakea Pale Ale~
House Made Pancetta Wrapped Confit Opah Belly
Big Island rambutan relish & lilikoi-Kula onion soubise
~paired with Maui Brewing Co. Pau Hana Pilsner ~
Shinsato Farms Pork Trio
confit belly with grapefruit marmalade, smoked kielbasa with pickled serrano
mustard & trotter ravioli with mushroom consomme
~paired with Lanikai Imperial IPA ~
Crispy Local Fig Mezzalunas
Big Island cinnamon-yuzu glaze
~ paired with Big Island Brewhaus Red Sea of Cacao ~


hosted by Certified Cicerone BILL CARL & JAY HARMON from Merchant du Vin – Specialty Beer Importers Since 1978

Tuesday, 8/11/15 @5:30PM

Trappist beer Trappistes Rochefort 10
Trappistes Rochefort 8
Trappistes Rochefort 6
Westmalle Tripel
Westmalle Dubbel
Orval Trappist Ale
Green’s gluten free beers Dubbel Dark Ale
Green’s Amber Ale


by phone: Fujioka’s Wine TIMES at 808-739-9463
by email: JasonF@times-supermarket.com





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