Twenty years ago this Valentine’s Day, commercial brewing returned to Hawaii. It was on that Tuesday in 1995 that Kona Brewing Co. rolled out its first kegs and bottles of Pacific Golden Ale and Fire Rock Pale Ale from its brewery in an old newspaper pressroom in Kailua-Kona on the western edge of the state’s... View Article
Acitelli on History - Blogs - Web Only January 14, 2015 - Tom Acitelli
Book Reviews - Full Pints - REVIEWED_POSTS September 1, 2008 - Jay R. Brooks
Home is where the beer is, especially for true fans whose knowledge of their local beer scene borders on the obsessive. For years, beer aficionados have suffered countless bars, restaurants and events that ignored their desire for better beer. Discovering those rare places that catered to them was part and parcel of being a beer... View Article
Full Pints - Pull Up A Stool brewmaster at Kona Brewing Co. September 1, 2007 - Julie Johnson
Most of your generation of brewers begin by homebrewing. Not many start out with a background like yours in food science or brewing chemistry. What were you going to do if brewing hadn’t come along?
Beer Travelers - Full Pints May 1, 2004 - Paul Ruschmann
What’s your idea of the ideal vacation? Mine is relaxing at the beach, soaking up the sun along with the local food, drink and culture. Hawaii offers all of that. The weather is almost perfect, there’s always something to do, and the cuisine fuses the best of Asia and America. Best of all, there’s plenty... View Article