It’s been a little over a year since startup brewery Stewbum & Stonewall burst onto the scene in Hawaii with a massively successful Kickstarter campaign. They raised a ton of money (for Kickstarter standards) and since then they’ve been relatively quiet.
Brewery co-founder, Darren Garvey, spent months looking for a location in the greater Honolulu area but kept coming up short. The perfect location kept alluding him and his search, so Garvey decided to look towards Honolulu’s outskirts for a space that would allow him to get the brewery running and selling beer.
Garvey found a small industrial building in Kaneohe a few months ago and is now close to brewing his first batch. Although not his ideal location, Garvey is happy to have found a home (even if it’s only temporary) and has hopes of selling his first keg this Spring. The Kaneohe location will serve strictly as a production brewery. The goal is still to find a location in Honolulu to open a full brewpub and serve Stewbum & Stonew
Source: Beer in Hawaii
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