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
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Acitelli on History - Blogs - Web Only January 14, 2015 - Tom Acitelli
Beer Talk March 1, 2012 - - -
Kona Brewing Co. Kona, Hawaii Available: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, WA, WI, WY. Kona Brewing Company was started in the spring of 1994 by father and... 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 Talk November 1, 2004 - - -
Widmer Brothers Brewing Co. Portland, OR Available: HI, CA, AZ, NM, OE, WA, ID, MT, NV In 1994, Kona Brewing Co. became the first microbrewery on the Big Island of Hawaii. This beer was originally produced in Hawaii; it is now made in Portland. The gekko on the label is a tribute to the Hawaiian... View Article
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