Our hosts review how you get worms and rock scrambling with a toddler on your back while checking out Mark’s favorite brewery stop in Hawaii, Lanikai Brewing Company!
Mauka to Makai Limited Series was released on December 19. Forever Summer is our Passion Fruit Orange Guava Berliner Weisse and Mahina is our bourbon barrel aged barleywine. They are actually the first packaged sour and barrel aged beers out of Hawaii! The next in the series will be later this month which will be a Chocolate Haupia Imperial Stout called Okole Maluna.
Lanikai Brewing Company
175-C Hamakua Drive Kailua,HI 96734
Founded in 2014 by four guys (Steve Haumschild, Brandon Cody, Dano Frerich & Al Darling) Lanikai’s mission is to produce the best beers with the ingredients of the Pacific.
Beer #1: Pillbox Porter
Flavor Text: “This brew uses a special blend of Hawaiian and Tahitian vanilla, offset by notes of chocolate, caramel & roasted barley malt. A thinner body compliments the island climate and we add just enough hops to cut through the vanilla.”
- Mark: Growler
- Kevin: Growler
- Justin: Keg
Beer #2: Rubbah Slippah
Flavor Text: “Double dry hopped yuzu sour. Bright, acidic, dank hop aroma.”
- Mark: Growler
- Kevin: Bomber
- Justin: Growler
Beer #3: Moku Imperial IPA
Our Thoughts: “Pikake botanicals bring a floral aroma and slight bitterness to our signature IPA, complimented by select hops with notes of citrus, pineapple, and mango. A solid malt backbone adds a final touch of sweetness.“
- Mark: Pint
- Kevin: Pint
- Justin: Tasting