HI Beer Blast

Hawaii Beer Blast #114: Your Weekly Craft Beer Update

Hi Beer Blast

1. Brew’d
New Beers:

Knee Deep Breaking Bud IPA (bottle)
Freigeist Geisterzug Gose (bottle)
Coronado 19th Anniversary IPA (bottle)
Off Color Fierce Berliner Weisse (bottle)
Trois Dames Saison Houblon (bottle)
Cascade Kriek (bottle)
Harviestoun Ola Dubh 12yr, 18yr and 21yr (bottles)


Trivia Night | Monday August 17th

2. Real
New Beers:

Green Flash Jibe Session
Alpine Hoppy Birthday
Alpine Ale
Alpine Duet
Alpine Captain Stout
Coronado 19th Anniversary


Monday, August 17th is our Endless Summer BBQ Beer Dinner. 4-course beer dinner paired and prepared with a line up of craft beers. $50 reservations required. Dinner starts at 6:30PM, call the pub at 596-2526 to reserve your seat.

Tuesday, August 18th Alpine Brewing Tap Attack

3. Puka’s Whole Foods Kahala
New Beers:

Deschutes Black Butte
Breakside Wanderlust IPA
**Kona Makana Series Kai
**Hula Hefeweizen
**Black Sand Porter
**Lemongrass Luau
**Kua Bay IP
(**beers getting tapped 8/18)


Kona Tap Takeover Tuesday August 18th.
$7 Kona flights
Food Specials
Kona swag giveaways
Trivia 5pm-7pm

4. Pint + Jigger

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

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. The Westin Maui Resort & Spa Ka’anapali

Aloha Friday Beach BBQ – Friday, August 21st form 6-8pm

A Hawaiian style barbeque unlike any other awaits you! Step onto the beachfront setting of Ka’anapali to catch a wave of island flavors. Featuring Chef Jen Evetushick and her local favorites weaved with freshly harvested touches. From Ahi Steaks, Huli Huli Chicken, Grilled Kauai Prawns, Kula Corn On The Cobb and so much more…..Paired with handcrafted Maui Brewing Company cocktails, it is a recipe for fun and feasting local style. With the spectacular Maui sunset creating the perfect mood for an evening to share, laugh and experience the warm spirit of aloha with family and friends as you sit back, relax and “talk story”.
– Tickets Price: $65 all inclusive with two drink coupons

7. Whole Foods Kailua
New Beers:

Green Flash – Silva Stout
Gigantic – White Light White Heat IPA / Cider Riot Apple Ale
Sam Adams – Fall Variety 12pk / Octoberfest 6pk / 12pk
Evil Twin – I love you with my Stout
Still water – The Devil is People Sour Wheat Ale

8. Whole Foods Kahala
New Beers:

ACE – Pineapple Hard Cider is back in stock!
Knee Deep – Breaking Bud
Knee Deep – Lupulin River
Hoppin Frog – Goose Juice Rye IPA
Stillwater Artisanal – The Devil is People Sour Smoked Wheat
Evil Twin Brewing – I Love You with my Stout


On Sunday, August 16th, Jason and John from Underground Wine Merchants will be sampling some great beers from Knee Deep Brewing, and Thistly Cross Ciders. They will be in the store from 2 pm to 5 pm. Stop on by, and sample some great American craft beer and Scottish craft cider.

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. Murphy’s
New Beers:

Ayinger Brauweisse
Waikiki Brewing EEE Pah IPA
Alpine Brewing Duet IPA
Alpine Brewing Hoppy Birthday
Surprise beer TBA

11. 12th Ave. Grill
New Beers:

Pau Hana Pilsner
Hop Kine IPL


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 ~

12. Honolulu Beerworks
New Beers:

Whiskey barrel aged stout release on Monday, August 17.
Aged for three months in Heaven Hills barrels – 6.75% ABV 52 IBUs

13. Rock & Brews Paia
New Beers:

Stone Enjoy By 9/2 Double IPA

13. Monkeypod Kitchen Ko’Olina
New Beers:

Kihei Kolsch






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