10th Annual Maui Brewers Festival – May 19, 2018

Maui Brewers Festival
10th Annual Maui Brewers Festival

May 19, 2018

Maui Brewers Festival Tickets: $120/VIP, $65/GA, $55/Designated Driver GA; prices increase on day of show (plus applicable fees)

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Maui Brewers Festival

VIP Exclusive Tasting begins at 2:00 pm; General Admission starts at 3:30 pm

The Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s annual fundraiser—the Maui Brewers Festival—is one of Maui’s top festivals!

The event features tasty food from local restaurants and caterers at no additional charge, beer tastings from local and national craft breweries, live music featuring Riddum Station, Yum Yum Beast, Shea Butter and the Cream, door prizes, a home brew competition, and lots of fun!

 

Don’t like beer? Enjoy hard cider, kombucha, root beer, and delicious food—at no additional charge!

Maui Brewers Festival

VIP tickets include:
•    Entry at 2:00 pm for exclusive VIP tasting
•    Ten (10) 4 oz. beer tastings
•    Access to rare beer throughout the event (while supplies last)
•    First dibs at food from over 20 vendors
•    Commemorative tasting glass
•    Discounted festival t-shirt
•    Beer lanyard
•    Live music
•    Prize giveaways only for VIPs

Maui Brewers Festival

General admission tickets include:
•    Eight (8) 4 oz. beer tastings
•    Commemorative tasting glass
•    Food selections from over 20 vendors  
•    Live music
•    Prize giveaways

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Via MauiNow:The Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s signature fundraiser and local favorite, the Maui Brewers Festival, will return for its 10th anniversary on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

VIP and General Admission tickets are now available for the popular ‘Brews & Food’ event, taking place in the MACC’s A&B Amphitheater and Yokouchi Pavilion.”

Maui Brewers Festival

cont… “The event will showcase over 90 craft brews from breweries in Hawai‘i and the US Mainland, including many rare beers, as well as a wide range of delicious food offerings from many of Maui’s finest chefs, caterers and other food purveyors.

For this year’s special 10th anniversary event, there will be 45 breweries participating in the festival, among its largest number ever, including 13 from Hawai‘i—all carefully selected because of their commitment to making craft beer with an emphasis on quality, flavor, and locally sourced ingredients.

All food is included in the ticket price. Attendees will enjoy ono grinds from many local restaurants and caterers, featuring both savory and sweet temptations. And as in past years, the event will also feature Vitali-Tea Kombucha, root beer, coffee and other beverages.

This year’s music lineup includes Yum Yum Beast, Riddum Station and Shea Butter and The Cream.” by Nikki Shenfeld

 

Primo Aloha Festival Ale goes highly recommended at Maui Brewers Festival

This year’s breweries include: Anchor Brewing • Avery Brewing Company, • 2 Towns Ciderhouse   • Aloha Beer Company  • Anderson Valley Brewing Company, • Austin Beerworks, • Ballast Point Brewing Company   • Bear Republic Brewing Company   • Beer Lab HI   • Big Island Brewhaus   • Boston Beer Company (Sam Adams & Angry Orchard)       • Deschutes Brewery   • Eel River Brewing Company   • Great Divide Brewing Co.   • Green Flash Brewing Company   • Hawai‘i Nui Brewing & Mehana Brewing Company   • Honolulu BeerWorks   • Hop Valley Brewing Company   • Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales   • Kaua‘i Beer Company   • Kaua‘i Island Brewing Company   • Kohola Brewery   • Kona Brewing Company   • Lagunitas Brewing Company   • Lanikai Brewing Company   • Lost Coast Brewery   • Maui Brewing Co.   • Modern Times Beer   • Mother Earth Brew Co.   • New Belgium Brewery         • Newtopia Cyder   • Ola Brew Co   • Paradise Ciders   • Pizza Port Brewing Company               • Rogue   • Saint Archer Brewing Co.   • Second Chance Brewing   • Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.   • Smog City Brewing   • Stone Brewing Co.   • The Bruery & Bruery Terreux   •  Three Weavers Brewing Company   • Waikiki Brewing Company and   • Wandering Aengus Ciderworks.

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This year’s food vendors include:   • Teddy’s Bigger Burgers   • Whole Foods Market   • Catering Creations by Vasi   • Sumo Dogs,   • Maui Tacos   • AK’s Café   • Star Anise Indian Cuisine   • Three’s Bar & Grill   • Mulligan’s on the Blue   • Shearwater Tavern   • Maui Cones   • Outrigger Pizza   • The Maui Cookie Lady   • Maui Brewing Co   • Shaka Pops and   • Pascual’s Café.

Maui Brewers Festival

 

For More Info Visit Maui Arts & Cultural Center web page http://mauiarts.org/brew_fest

 

 

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Kohola Brewery Lahaina Pouring Their Heart Into Craft Brew

Kohola Brewery Lahaina
Kohola Brewery Lahaina Pouring Their Heart Into Craft Brew

Kohola Brewery Lahaina.  Last week we visited Maui Brewing Co for a look at what’s on tap in South Maui – today we’ll see what’s brewing up on the West side in Lahaina.

Kohola Brewery was born of the dreams of two couples, William and Susan Ramirez and Ian and Christine Elumba of Southern California. Home brewers taking their dreams to a new level!

The brewery was purchased from the former owners, Maui Brewing Co. after they expanded into South Maui. The fit was perfect!  After much remodeling and reconfiguring of equipment to meet their unique needs, the brewery opened their doors to the thirsty in December of 2016.

From Kohola’s web site;

Kohola Brewery is a local, independent craft brewery located in the heart of Lahaina, Maui. We believe that good beer makes everything else better. Beer is one of those special things in life that brings people together. We pour our hearts and passion into a pint and share our craft to those who enjoy our extraordinary brews.  We are your local brewery. We are Lahaina-brewed.
 
Kohola beers are now served in 80 draft handles in 50 bars, restaurants and resorts on Maui, as well as several places in Oahu and Kauai.
 
All of our Beers are brewed and packaged locally here in Lahaina, Maui. Flights of 4, 6 and 8 are available. Happy Hour is 4-9PM Daily
 
For the uninitiated, Kohola means Whale in the Hawaiian language and is represented in their unique and simple logo.

Year Round Beers

Kohola Brewery Lahaina

 

Kohola Brewery Lahaina

 
Let’s take a look at what’s on tap!   Year Round Beers-

Talk Story Pale Ale – American, 5.1% ABV, A smooth, grainy, and slightly bready, classic Pale Ale. This flavor matches beautifully with the citrus, tangerine flavors and aromas of Chinook, Mosaic, Mandarina Bavaria and Citra hops. Locals in Hawaii love to chat — or what we say talk story. This is what this beer truly represents, good times with friends and Ohana. Malt: 2-Row, Vienna Hops: Citra, Chinook, Mandarina Bavaria, Mosaic Yeast: House Ale.

Lokahi Pilsner Pilsner – German, 5.5% ABV, Our best-selling beer, a German Style Pilsner, presents a slightly grainy, pilsner malt sweetness to the nose and mouth. Its crisp hop bitterness from Tettnang hops is accentuated by a moderate sulfate rich water profile, this pale-yellow lager is conditioned for 6-8 weeks to give it a perfect flavor and aroma profile to compliment the beautiful island of Maui! Lokahi is the Hawaiian word for “in unity, harmony, and peace”. Malt: Pilsner Hops: Tettnang, Hallertau Magnum Yeast: Bohemian Lager.

Red Sand Red Ale – American Amber / Red, 5.5% ABV, Red Sand Ale is an American-style Red Ale that is medium bodied with bready, malty flavors and aromas. It has hop aromas of earth and spice from the late kettle Fuggle additions. This beer is named after the “pocket” Red Sand beach in Maui. As red ales are not common to the islands of Hawaii, this is truly a “pocket” style in paradise. Malt: 2-Row, CaraAmber, Crystal 60, Black, Vienna Hops: CTZ (Columbus, Tomahawk, Zeus), UK Fuggle Yeast: House Ale

Kohola Brewery Lahaina

The brewery has a good sized handful of Limited Release beer on tap as well, all with monikers as unique as their flavor profiles;  Shaka Island (IPA), Pineapple Lokahi  (Pilsner), Lilikoi Saison (Lilikoi = Passionfruit), Mean Bean Coffee Stout, Mr. Ukulele (IPA), Hop Aloha (IPA), Sweet Home Lahaina (Belgian Tripel) and Coconut Hula Stout!
Kohola Brewery Lahaina

 

At the moment the brewery isn’t offering up food but Ono Tacos is their neighbor and Kohola encourages folks to grab a bite at the food truck (well really food trailer) and carry it on over. Kohola offers fun games such as cards, Jenga, GIANT Jenga and more as well as complementary WIFI, and kamaaina specials for residents.

 

Brewery Tours

Kohola Brewery Tour;

Tours are $10 from Wednesday to Friday. 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

The 30-minute brewery experience provides guests with a basic introduction to beer, grains, hops, yeast, brewing and a tour of our brew house, cellar room, and entire brewery. Beer Samples, Growlers, Pints, Crowlers and Merchandise are available for purchase.

Tour GuidelinesKohola Brewery Lahaina
– Please arrive 10 minutes prior to tour time.
– Please Check-in with the Beertender.
– Check-in for tours closes 5 minutes prior to the start of the tour.
– Alcoholic Beverages are not allowed on the tour.
Guided public tours are strictly limited to 8 people and are available for ages 21 years old and up. Sorry, our liquor license doesn’t allow anyone under the age of 21 years old at the brewery, this includes minors, children, toddlers, and babies.

GRATUITY is not included. Tipping your tour guide is appreciated!

 

Where: 910 Honoapiilani Highway #55, Lahaina, HI 96761

Hours:  Open 7 Days 12pm – 9pm, Happy Hour 4pm – 9pm

Contact: 808.868.3198

Website: 

 

 

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