Beer & Chocolate Pairing

Who doesn’t LOVE Beer? Who doesn’t LOVE chocolate?

How could a Wednesday evening get more perfect….. You take Big Island best LOCAL Chocolate and you pair it with the best LOCAL Brewery!!!! Join us and Hawaiian Crown Chocolates for a evening of pairing two loves CHOCOLATE+BEER

Wainaku Executive Center is having their Wainaku Wednesday on February 10th 2016 at 5:30 we will have a booth with Hawaiian Crown Chocolates for our first Pairing Event. We will be featuring 5 pairings total. The pairing event is free and perfect timing for valentines day! Hawaiian Crown and Mehana will have merchandise to sell at this event along with the pupus and cocktails that are served at Wainaku Executive Center.

Craft Beer and Board Games

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Have you ever been with a group of friends enjoying a few Hapa Brown Ales and thought “Man, this would be a lot of fun if we had some kind of card game to entertain us!!” Look no further! The team at Thinking & Drinking is doing just that and the best part? Our Southern Cross Double-Red Belgian Ale is going to be featured on one of the cards!  [Read more...]

Beer Recipe: Sunset Amber Ale Chicken with Rice

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Weʻve been experimenting with different beer recipes for a while, from our Adult Pudding Cups to the ever popular Sunset Amber Ale Donuts and figured we should try another fun one with the Sunset Amber Ale. We actually found the recipe for Arroz Con Pollo (Rice with Chicken) on one of our favorite sites, CraftBeer.com. This recipe is great for Hawaiiʻs weather because it combines our Sunset Amber Ale with a Hawaii staple, rice! Check it our for yourself and let us know what you think!

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Hawaii Business Magazine: Brewed and Bottled in Hawaii

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Running a brewery is a tricky job, and when put to the task, Paul DeMare has definitely stepped up! Check out this article from November by Tiffany Hill in Hawaii Business Magazine called “Brewed and Bottle in Hawaii” for insight insight on what it takes to successfully run a brewery with two brands in Hawaii! [Read more...]

Are You Craft Conscious?

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We are! We recently had the opportunity to get our fearless leader an interview with a new company, called Craft Conscious, that brings light to a common theme among craft brewers: sustainability and wordily consciousness! The team at Craft Conscious is working on a KICKSTARTER campaign to bring their message to the world! [Read more...]

Lager Versus Ale

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We produce only ales at Hawaii Nui Brewing, from our Hapa brown ale, to the Belgian red ale.  Many have asked what is the difference between a lager and an ale? Although they have a few similarities, the overall taste and way they are brewed varies widely depending on several factors, including yeast strain, temperature and fermentation process. Here are just a few of the basic differences: [Read more...]

Press: Pride of Mauiʻs Top 10 Beers Made in Hawaii

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Recently, we came across a great article from Pride of Maui that features 10 craft beers made by the different Hawaiʻi breweries! Happy to have been placed in not one, but TWO spots on their list!  We LOVE our Hapa Brown Ale and Southern Cross Ale too guys!  These award-winning brews are sure to please every palate! [Read more...]

Beer Recipe: “Adult” Pudding Cups

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When we were thinking of something fun for another beer recipe, we thought “Is there any way to incorporate our beer into something in time for Halloween?”… Low and behold we found this recipe from Craft Beer.com and had to try it out. The best part about this recipe is you can prepare it a few days in advance if necessary, so you donʻt have to impede on your beer drinking/Trick or Treating time!

While they suggested a chocolate stout, weʻre partial to the toffee flavor of our Southern Cross Double Red Ale.  The results were fantastic! Hereʻs what we did: [Read more...]