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Maui Update – The Pint & Cork Celebrates 1 Year

Quick update from Maui. Wailea gastropub, The Pint & Cork, is celebrating their 1 year anniversary today. There will be drink and beer specials all day along with 15% off all food, all day long. Plus they’ll be tapping a special cask of Maui Brewing Mango Hefeweizen with Lychee. Head bartender Ryan Kobel was recently just featured ...

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2017 Maui Brewers Festival Happens This Weekend

The 9th Annual Maui Brewers Festival is happening this weekend on Saturday, May 13th and there are still tickets available. The festival is not only a great time, filled with tons of awesome beer, but it is also the main fundraising event for the Maui Arts & Cultural Center aka MACC. The beer list (below) is loaded as usual with lots of gr ...

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Square Barrels Two Year Anni and Beer Release

A lot can happen in two years. For Downtown’s Square Barrels, it’s transformed from a burger and craft beer joint to one of the biggest supporters of locally brewed craft beer and now even brewing their own beer. On Tuesday, April 11th, Square Barrels will be celebrating their two year anniversary with the release of ...

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Uinta Brewing Lands In Hawaii

Hawaii continues to be an expansion point for many of the nation’s largest craft breweries. The latest to make the leap over to Hawaii is Salt Lake City’s Uinta Brewing Company, which gained distribution to the state through Underground Wine Merchants and is available this week both on draft and in bottles and cans. Uinta (you- ...

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Beer Lab HI Celebrates 1st Year

It’s amazing how quickly a year can fly by when you’re brewing beer. It seems just like yesterday I was standing in an empty room with the crew from Beer Lab HI as they were starting to work on the space what would soon become their brewery. Now a year and 53 batches of beer later, Beer Lab HI is turning 1. To celebrate their first ...

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2017 Certified Cicerone Exam on Oahu

It looks like we’ll finally get a Certified Cicerone exam on Oahu. The exam is now officially scheduled for Saturday, September 30th, 2017. The exam is will take place at the offices of Southern Wine and Spirits of Hawaii and is currently open for registration. https://www.cicerone.org/us-en/certified-cicerone-exam-schedule For those who ...

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2017 Kona Brewers Festival Beer List

Two sessions this year for the Kona Brewers Festival, afternoon (12pm – 3pm) and evening (430pm – 730pm). Here is the full brewery and beer list for both sessions (subject to change). If you have already snagged tickets, be on the look out for the official mobile app that will have an interactive map and notes about all of the beer ...

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Firestone Walker Coming To Hawaii in 2017

Yes, you read the headline correctly. One of my favorite breweries, Firestone Walker, is finally coming to Hawaii in early 2017. Firestone is one of the few big players in the craft industry on the West Coast that is not distributed in Hawaii, but that will all change next year. Details of the launch are still being worked out, but look for a ...

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Aloha Beer Company Re-opening in Kakaako

ALOHA BEER COMPANY ESTABLISHES ROOTS IN HAWAI’I’S HISTORIC BREWERY DISTRICT Honolulu, Hawai’i, November 11, 2016 –  Aloha Beer Company is proud to announce their new brewery and Tap Room at 700 Queen Street. Kaka’ako was once home to Hawai’i’s booming beer business from 1900 to the late 1960s a ...

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Tiny Bubbles: Hawaii Beer Reads for 09/06/16

My picks of beer news from around the web that you need to read and my two cents on the topics.  Most of the time it’s Hawaii beer news topics, but every once in a while you’ll find other general beer related topics. PBN – Waikiki Brewing Company has released their first beer in cans, Hana Hou Hefe. The 6 pack ...

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