Author: Alexander B. Gates

Waikiki Brewing Co. is back in Waikiki

Founded at the corner of Ala Moana Boulevard and Kalakaua Avenue in 2015, Waikiki Brewing Co. outgrew that space and expanded to a larger locale in Kakaako two years later. Now, after a complete renovation, it's back in its original…

Beer Lab's new brewpub opens Saturday at Pearlridge

Nine months in, 2020 is full of speedbumps for businesses statewide. For Beer Lab HI, the stay-at-home orders and increasing restrictions on bars and restaurants are not stopping them from opening their third full-service brewpub this Saturday, Sept. 26, at Pearlridge…

Love Heineken but want to support local? Give these ales a try

Blonde ales are considered an easy entry for people looking to get into craft beer without knowing where to start. The Beer Judge Certification Program describes the style as an “easy-drinking, approachable, malt-oriented American craft beer. Well balanced and clean, [it]…

This is Kalihi's first beer brewery in 127 years

Broken Boundary Brewery is Kalihi's first brewery since the closure of the Baltimore-based National Brewery Co. in 1893. It's attached to Homebrew in Paradise, O‘ahu’s only homebrew supply store, founded in 1994 by Hawai‘i brewing pioneer Dave Campbell of Aloha…