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 Micro-Brew/Hop Variety Combinations & Characteristics

Big Wave Golden Amber Big Wave Golden Amber Bottle
Big Wave Golden Amber

Alcohol by Volume: 5.3%

Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 20

Color (SRM) : Pale Gold

Availability: Draft and Bottles Year Round

Malts: Pale, Honey

Hops: Hallertau, Northern Brewer, Willamette

   Tasting Notes:

   Pale gold in color, Big Wave Golden Ale is the perfect introduction to the Kona brand. It is a light to medium bodied ale with a delicate hop aroma and subtle fruity flavor.


Longboard Lager Longboard Lager Bottle
Longboard Lager

Alcohol by Volume: 5.4%

Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 25

Availability: Draft and Bottles Year Round

Malts: Pale, Malted White Wheat

Hops: Hallertau,Mt. Hood, Saaz

   Tasting Notes:

   A crisp and moderately hopped pale lager, Longboard Lager is aged for five weeks at very cold temperatures to yield its exceptionally smooth flavor.


Fire Rock Pale Ale Fire Rock Pale Ale Bottle
Fire Rock Pale Ale

Alcohol by Volume: 5.3%

Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 20

Color (SRM) : Pale Gold

Availability: Draft and Bottles Year Round

Malts: Pale, Honey

Hops: Hallertau, Northern Brewer, Willamette

   Tasting Notes:

   Pale gold in color, Big Wave Golden Ale is the perfect introduction to the Kona brand. It is a light to medium bodied ale with a delicate hop aroma and subtle fruity flavor.


Lilikio
Lilikoi Wheat Ale

Alcohol by Volume: 5.0%

Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 17

Color (SRM) : Light Golden

Availability: Draft Year Round

Malts: Malted White Wheat

   Tasting Notes:

   Light golden in color and brewed with a large percentage of malted white wheat and a touch of fresh Big Island passion fruit, Lilikoi has a unique, citrus aroma and slightly tart finish.


Dukes Blonde Ale
Dukes Blonde Ale

Alcohol by Volume: 4.5%

Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 18

Color (SRM) : Pale Straw

Availability: Draft Year Round

   Tasting Notes:

   The lightest of our beers, Duke's is pale straw in color, with a light, crisp and refreshing flavor balanced by its subtle hop character.


Lavaman Red Ale
Lavaman Red Ale

Alcohol by Volume: 5.8%

Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 30

Color (SRM) : Deep Red

Availability: Draft Year Round

   Tasting Notes:

   This full-bodied beer is deep red in color with a malty sweetness. The subtle hint of chocolate malt flavor is balanced by a unique blend of Pacific Northwest and European hop varieties.


Castaway IPA
Castaway IPA

Alcohol by Volume: 7.0%

Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 66

Color (SRM) : Bronze

Availability: Draft Year Round

   Tasting Notes:

   A full-bodied, traditional I.P.A. that is bronze in color, Castaway IPA is "dry hopped" (aged with whole hop flowers after fermentation) for assertive hop flavor and aroma. The bitterness is balanced by the malty body of the beer.


Black Sand Porter
Black Sand Porter

Alcohol by Volume: 6.0%

Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 44

Color (SRM) : Dark

Availability: Draft Year Round

   Tasting Notes:

   Smooth and dark with moderate to strong roasted and chocolate malt flavor and aroma, the full malt flavor of this beer is complemented by our distinctive blend of hops.


Hula Hefeweizen
Hula Hefeweizen

Alcohol by Volume: 5.7%

Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 16

Availability: Draft Year Round

   Tasting Notes:

   Medium to full-bodied with a pronounced banana/herbal flavor and aroma. This beer's unique flavor profile is a result of the special type of Bavarian yeast strain used to brew the beer.


Seasonal Brews

Kona Brewing Company


Da Grind Buzz Kona Coffee Stout

An Imperial Stout that is strong in flavor and alcohol with a deep black color, a pronounced roasted malt character balanced by liberal amounts of hops, and dark roasted 100% Kona coffee flavor.

Bittering Units - 50
Alcohol by Volume - 8.5%


Old Blowhole Barley Wine

Tawny brown in color with an intense, rich, hearty malt flavor and warming characteristics. The bold maltiness is balanced by liberal amounts of hops. Aged for a minimum of seven months before being tapped each year.

Bittering Units - 60
Alcohol by Volume - 12.5%


Koko Loco Coconut Stout

Brewed in the milk stout style - with one important, island-style twist. 100% pure coconut milk was added to the stout during the whirlpool. The result is a dark beer rich in color and flavor - with a smooth, creamy, slightly sweet and nutty finish.

Bittering Units - 25
Alcohol by Volume - 4.9%


Big Island Ginger Beer

Produced from the second runnings of the 2003 barley wine, it's light brown in color with a big bouquet of ginger aroma, slightly spicy flavor and crisp, dry finish. Fresh Big Island-grown ginger root was added during the brewing and conditioning stages to achieve different flavor and aroma characteristics.

Bittering Units - 20
Alcohol by Volume - 6.3%


Uncle's Dunkel

A traditional, unfiltered, Bavarian-style dark weissbier, or wheat beer, it boasts a pronounced banana-clove flavor and distinctive fruitiness characteristic of the beer's special yeast strain, balanced by a healthy measure of malty roastiness.

Bittering Units - 20
Alcohol by Volume - 6%


Aloha Altbier

Aloha Altbier Deep mahogany in color with an assertive hop flavor and aroma balanced by a robust roasted malt character, this beer looks darker than it tastes, finishing with a crisp, dry flavor. It was brewed as a traditional Dusseldorf-style altbier and fermented with an altbier yeast strain.

Bittering Units - 38
Alcohol by Volume - 5.3%