Our Beers

Widely Available

We brew more than a dozen beers a year, but the regulars are our classic ales and lagers available in all 50 states. Each of these complex, full-tasting beers has a relaxed style and charm about it. Maybe that’s why people reach for them again... and again... and again. 

Longboard Island Lager

Available year-round

Longboard Island Lager is a crisp, pale-gold lager made with choice malts and aromatic hops, brewed in a traditional lager style. It’s a smooth and easygoing beer that never goes out of style—ever.

Big Wave Golden Ale

Available year-round

Big Wave is a lighter-bodied golden ale with a tropical hop aroma and flavor—smooth, easy drinking, and refreshing. The use of caramel malt contributes to the golden hue of this beer, and our special blend of hops provides a bright, quenching finish that makes it a struggle to not grab another one. 

Hanalei Island IPA

Available year-round
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Hanalei Island IPA is an easy-drinking, sessionable beer that combines the hoppy aroma of an IPA with a tropical Hawaiian twist. Passionfruit, orange and guava balance the hops to deliver a coppery, session-style ale that reflects the flavors and spirit of the islands. 

Wailua Wheat

Available year-round

Wailua Wheat is a golden, sun-colored ale with a bright, citrusy flavor that comes from the tropical passion fruit we brew into each batch.

Fire Rock Pale Ale

Available year-round

Fire Rock Pale Ale is a copper-colored ale made from roasted malts and a selection of premium hops. With a Hawaiian style all its own, Fire Rock is smooth, yet bold in both flavor and aroma. 

Limited Release

Our limited release beers are only available in select locations across Hawaii and the mainland. They’re delicious, so make sure to keep your eyes open for them on taps and shelves when you’re out and about!

Castaway IPA

Available year-round

Take a sip of this copper-colored India Pale Ale and you’ll taste bold, citrusy hops with a touch of mango and passionfruit balanced by rich caramel malts. Castaway IPA has a clean, crisp finish that’s as fresh as the wind in your face when you set sail for adventure. 

Lavaman Red Ale

Available year-round

Lavaman Red Ale is an amber ale with a subtle chocolate malt flavor that’s balanced by our delicate blend of Pacific Northwest hops. Delicious, full-bodied, and roasty, it always goes down smooth.                                                                                        

Aloha Series

This Aloha series is comprised of three unique island-inspired beers, each containing special ingredients that bring the flavors of Hawaii to consumers on the mainland and throughout the islands. Each beer—Koko Brown Ale, Lemongrass Luau, and Pipeline Porter—is available for a limited time.

Koko Brown Ale

Available January-April

Koko Brown has a nutty, toffee flavor and a unique, roasted malt taste. Brewed with real toasted coconuts, this brew goes hand in hand with the beach, or wherever your happy place might be.

Lemongrass Luau

Available May-August

Lemongrass Luau is a blonde ale brewed with wheat malt, ginger, and lemongrass. The earthiness of the hops complements the spicy flavor and aroma of the ginger and lemongrass, and what’s left is a crisp summer beer that makes you want to lie in a hammock and never leave.

Pipeline Porter

Available September-December

Pipeline Porter is a smooth beer with an earthy complexity. Its dark chocolate color, rich roasted malt flavor, and smooth Kona coffee finish is sure to take the edge off when the waves are high and the wind is blowing. 

Lanai Series

After 23 years of brewing “Liquid Aloha” in our home of Hawaii, Kona Brewing Company proudly brings you the Lanai Series—a collection of island inspired favorites that are available in select locations across the mainland and Hawaii. Each one of these limited-edition beers was hand-picked by our brewing team to showcase what the locals in Hawaii are currently drinking, as well as to highlight the unique flavors that only Hawaii can offer. 

Imperial Vanilla Stout

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Imperial Vanilla Stout is a big, robust Imperial Stout that uses whole vanilla beans and natural vanilla flavors combined with sweet and roasted malts to create a brew with notes of chocolate, roast, and coffee. It finishes like a vanilla mocha with a complementary sweetness and moderate roasty bitterness. 

Pineapple IPA

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Pineapple IPA is made with real pineapple and teased with hops that have pineapple and tropical characters. Mosaic, Citra, and Topaz hops crank the pineapple volume to lull you away to your island getaway. 

Lychee Lager

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Lychee Lager is a uniquely refreshing beer brewed in the spirit of the hot Hawaiian summertime. Our brewers use pureed lychee fruit which contributes a unique flavor to this golden-colored lager. The deliciously sweet-tasting lychee fruit was once considered a royal treat in ancient Chinese and South Asian cultures, and we’re delighted to share this limited- release regal dessert with you in the form of our island-style beer!   

Magic Sands Mango Saison

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Magic Sands Mango Saison is a traditional farmhouse-style ale with a Hawaiian twist—we added mango to this crisp and refreshing brew. The French Saison yeast along with a touch of tartness keeps things interesting, and we even dry-hopped this liquid aloha with Citra hops to punctuate its citrus aroma. 

Variety Packs

Sometimes it can be hard to commit to just one Kona. Our variety packs mix and match different flavors so that you can get not just one, but three or four tastes of Hawaii in each. 

Island Hopper

Available year-round

Our original variety 12pk features our sessionable, flagship beer Longboard Island Lager and Big Wave Golden Ale as well as two of our fuller bodied, hop forward beers Castaway IPA (exclusively available in this package on the mainland with the exception of Florida) and Fire Rock Pale Ale, the first beer we brewed back in 1994. This variety pack, available in Hawaii and across the mainland, will take you from island to island with every sip of Liquid Aloha.

Liquid Aloha

Available year-round  

Our newest variety 12pk, Liquid Aloha, features three of our favorite sessionable, fruit-forward beers that are the true definition of Liquid Aloha. This select 12pk includes Hanalei Island IPA, Wailua Wheat, and Magic Sands Mango Saison (exclusively available in this package only) and is available in Hawaii and the Southwest Region of the mainland.

Draft-only

Our specialty, draft-only beers highlight the many talents of our hard-working brew team. Available throughout the southwest region of the mainland, select locations in Hawaii, and our brewpubs, they’re worth planning a trip around.   

Duke’s Blonde Ale

Available year-round

Duke’s Blonde Ale is an American, blonde-style ale brewed with just a touch of hops. It’s a light, crisp beer that won’t bog you down, making it a popular choice for the middle of the day. Or really, whenever.

Hula Hefeweizen

Available year-round

Hula Hefeweizen is medium to full-bodied with a pronounced banana and apple fruitiness and spicy characteristics. These signature flavors and aromas are a result of the special type of yeast used when brewing this beer. 

Black Sand Porter

Available year-round

Black Sand Porter is a robust, full-bodied porter with a pronounced bittersweet chocolate flavor and aroma from the diverse varieties of malt used to brew this beer. The hops do a perfect job balancing the maltiness of this robust and roasty ale.  

Kua Bay IPA

Available year-round

Kua Bay IPA is a bright, bold, copper-colored India Pale Ale. Piney hops, spices, and a subtle caramel maltiness make it a delicious beer that’s both full-bodied and flavorful.