Looking for the best places to grab a beer while out on an adventure in Hawaii?
Whether you’re hanging out in Waikiki, enjoying the beach in Lanikai, or staying at an Airbnb in Kailua and looking for beer; this is the list of the best micro breweries on Oahu for checking out while you’re on your vacation.
1. Inu Island Ales – Kaneohe
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SHARE.SHAKAZ.STORIES ⠀ ⠀ 🚨FRESHIE ALERT🚨⠀ INU SESSION HAZY IPA⠀ Motueka and Mosaic⠀ 5% ABV 55 IBU ⠀ ⠀ This will be the 3rd new beer this week. We might even have 1 more before the weekend is over. Doors open at 12pm. Come get a drink and take home a Crowler of some fresh ISLAND ALES!!! All Island Ales available for Crowler fills except ISLAND STOUT. ⠀ ⠀ Check the tap list 👇🏽⠀ ⠀ INU ISLAND STOUT⠀ Maple Syrup + Barrel Aged Coffee ⠀ 13% ABV ⠀ ⠀ INU Hazy IPA ⠀ Sabro + Vic Secret ⠀ 6.6% ABV ⠀ ⠀ INU X OUTER RANGE BREWING ⠀ HAZY IPA ⠀ Citra + Simcoe + Noble Citra ⠀ 7.4 % ABV ⠀ ⠀ INU Hazy IPA⠀ Lemondrop + Citra ⠀ 6.8% ABV ⠀ ⠀ INU SESSION HAZY IPA⠀ Motueka and Mosaic⠀ 5% ABV 55 IBU ⠀ ⠀ INU Island Punch ⠀ Island Sour Ale ⠀ Raspberry ⠀ 4.7% ABV⠀ ⠀ INU Island Punch ⠀ Island Sour Ale ⠀ Peach + Apricot ⠀ 4.2% ABV⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 📸🤙🏽 @strangerbrews
I can’t say enough good things about this nano brewery. Inu Island Ales are continually redefining what it means for beers to be an island ale. This is a must-visit gem of brweries if you are coming to Oahu.
Hours: W,Th 3-8pm; F, Sa 12-8pm; Su 12-5pm
Best Beer: They change regularly. Just try all of them. You won’t be disappointed.
2. Lanikai Brewing Company – Kailua
Address: 167 Hamakua Dr, Kailua, HI 96734
Best Beer: Route 70 Saison
3. Honolulu Beerworks – Kaka’ako
Address: 328 Cooke St, Honolulu, HI 96813
Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12pm
Best Beer: Cocoweizen
4. Waikiki Brewing Company – Kaka’ako & Waikiki
Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-11pm, Fri 11am-12pm, Sat 10am-12pm, Sun, 10am-11pm
Best Beer: Skinny Jeans IPA
5. Aloha Beer Company – Kaka’ako
Address: 700 Queen St, Honolulu, HI 96813
Hours: Mon-Thurs 4pm-11pm
Best Beer: Red Zeppelin IPA
6. Beerlab HI – University
There’s 3 locations for Beer Lab HI (University, Waipahu, Aiea). Good people, good beer, & a good place to hang out. They offer a lot of craft beer workshops to learn more about brewing & tasting beer.
Hours: Mon-Thurs 4-10pm; Sat 12-12; Sun 12-7
Best Beer: Ko’olauloa