Maui Brewing Company

Commercial Brewery | Kihei, HI, United States of America

Vital Statistics

Affiliated Venues

Maui Brewing Company (Lahaina, HI, United States of America)
Maui Brewing Company (Kihei, HI, United States of America)
Maui Brewing Company Brewpub (Lahaina, HI, United States of America)

Beers

Overall average: 68 (logged 40 times)
Maui 2 Tickets to Paradise: 67 (logged 1 time)
Saison / Farmhouse Ale
Maui 808 Crystal Wheat
American Pale Wheat Ale
Maui Aloha B'ak'tun Belgian Stout: 67 (logged 1 time)
Stout
Maui Amber Reign
Amber / Red Ale
Maui Barefoot Brew: 71 (logged 2 times)
Amber / Red Ale
Maui Big Swell IPA: 67 (logged 1 time)
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Bikini Blonde Lager: 67 (logged 4 times)
European-style Pale Lager
Maui Black Rock Lager
European-style Dark Lager
Maui Black Swell Black IPA
Black IPA / Cascadian Dark Ale / American Black Ale
Maui Brewer's Breakfast
American Pale Ale
Maui Coconut Hiwa Porter: 72 (logged 9 times)
Porter
Also known as: Maui CoCoNut Porter
Maui Craven's Tripel
Belgian Tripel Ale (Oak)
Maui Da Hi Life
Light Lager
Maui Doppel Shot Double Bock: 42 (logged 1 time)
Doppelbock
Maui Double Overhead Double IPA
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Dunk to Conclusions
European-style Dark Lager
Maui Freightrains San Diego-Style IPA
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Haleakala Sunryes: 67 (logged 1 time)
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Hi Standards Hawaiian-Style IPA
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Hot Blonde: 75 (logged 1 time)
European-style Pale Lager
Maui Imperial Coconut Porter: 83 (logged 3 times)
Porter (Imperial / Double)
Maui Kihei Kölsch: 75 (logged 1 time)
Kölsch
Maui La Perouse White: 67 (logged 1 time)
Witbier
Maui Lahaina Town Brown: 75 (logged 3 times)
Brown Ale
Maui Lilikoi Saison
Saison / Farmhouse Ale
Maui Lorenzini Blood Orange Double IPA
American India Pale Ale / IPA (Imperial / Double)
Maui Lost at Sea: 58 (logged 1 time)
American India Pale Ale / IPA (Aged in Barrels, Whiskey)
Maui Makawao Wheat
American Pale Wheat Ale
Maui Mana Wheat: 50 (logged 1 time)
American Pale Wheat Ale
Maui Mosaic Mo' Betta Double IPA
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Oaked Smoked Porter
Porter (Smoked, Aged in Barrels, Bourbon)
Maui Pau Hana Pilsner: 64 (logged 3 times)
Czech Pilsner
Maui Peahi IPA
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Perfectly Resigned IPA
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Pineapple Mana Wheat: 75 (logged 1 time)
American Pale Wheat Ale
Maui POG IPA: 25 (logged 1 time)
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Pueo Pale Ale
American Pale Ale
Maui Rhine Kine: 75 (logged 1 time)
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Shifting Winds Belgian-Style Double IPA
Belgian India Pale Ale / IPA (Imperial / Double)
Maui Valley Isle ESB
English Pale Ale / Bitter
Maui Vienna Waits For You
European-style Amber Lager
Maui Waimea Red: 67 (logged 1 time)
Amber / Red Ale

Collaborations

Coronado / Maui Two Islands Hibiscus IPA (collaboration)
American India Pale Ale / IPA
Maui Lemongrass Saison (collaboration): 54 (logged 2 times)
Saison / Farmhouse Ale
Maui Sobrehumano Palena 'Ole (collaboration)
Wild Ale

Logs for beers from this brewery

This was not as pineappley as I thought it was going to be. It was really good. Also, it was free because they had to tap a new keg and the server decided that ten minutes was a long time for me to be lounging by the pool without a drink.
I don't know what exactly makes this a "German IPA" but the server didn't either. It was a really solid IPA though. I mean, I guess it was maltier than commonly found, but not super-unusually so.
Perfectly pleasant but not particularly memorable. Fruity, tart saison.
I had ordered a Mac Nut Brown, but they were out and I got this instead. This was something I'd had before, but still a decent beer; caramel, nutty, mild. The new brewery / restaurant is beautiful!
Hoppy dry red. Mild toasted barley flavor but the hop sheen is definitely the major flavor here. Goes down very light.
Nope. Very pithy and bitter. There are slight tropical notes but not more than other generically "tropical" IPAs. It certainly didn't make me think of POG, which is a flavor I love. This bait & switch counted bonus negative points.
Can at Home
I mean, you're gonna get a solid beach beer every time with this. Didn't taste metallic this time either, although it was from a can.
A pretty standard witbier, lightly flavored with some prominent white pepper / coriander notes. I felt like this was missing some acid or fruit to make this more interesting.
Buttery toasted coconut, thick bodied porter. Pretty much as enjoyable as I remember from back on Maui. Really glad to see a keg make it over to this side of the ocean.
Bready, strong bock with a harsh-ish bitter yeast finish. The coffee flavor is sweet without being creamy, and comes out very pungent.I tend to think Maui's canned beer suffers a bit, but this was worse than usual.
Can at Home
Just about as drinkable a golden lager-type that I could imagine from a can. The character is very pilsner like, distinctively bitter, but with a bready yeast character that fortunately doesn't sink into being too fruity or tangy.
Can at Home
A bit hoppy (not bitter though), mostly unremarkable
Can at Pool
Smell of coffee with a hint of coconut, same on the palate.
Can at Home
House beer at the Hula Grill in Ka'anapali. Glad because I regretted not trying this one at the Maui Brewpub! An amber with mild hop expression that somehow manages to be sweet and dry at the same time, probably because of the honey. The sweetness is not so much tied to a malt flavor as it is a general, creaminess... If I were going to imagine an oatmeal amber, this is pretty much what it would be.
Part of a sample flight. Less watery than at the brewpub yesterday, it was nice to have this side by side with the Bikini Blonde, to see the differences. Less sweet and more grassy with a pilsnery bitter finish. Still light on flavor, but better than last time.
Part of a sample flight. Decent, dry IPA with some significant resin in the flavor but a fairly mild finish.
On draft this is a big improvement over the cans you can get in WA. No acrid aftertaste, you get a nice smooth coconut flavor on top of a thin porter. This suffers somewhat from the memory of the awesome Imperial version of this from the brewpub, but it's still tasty.
Part of a sample flight. Wheaty, with a dry, musty fruit tartness that builds up over time in an almost savory way. The guy behind the counter tells me it's the pineapple, and it fits. A little too dank to be refreshing, but it's definitely interesting.
Part of a sample flight. Much better on draft than out of the can, which had a weird metallic aftertaste. Still on the sweet side for me, but very drinkable on a hot day.
A taster. Bikini Blonde with chipotle peppers. Surprisingly good smoke flavor and clear spiciness; even though I had it with the house jambalaya, which is quite spicy, I noticed it. However, it did make it hard to judge this beer on its own. I'd try it again, definitely.
Extremely boozy with a ton of sweet whiskey. It kind of overwhelms the rest of the flavor, which came through as a slight bit of fruit and a lot of bitterness. Claims to be an IPA at its base, but I can't say I detected any clear notes.
Oh, wow. Thick, sweet, and tons of chocolate and coconut flavor. They say the used four times the amount of the regular coconut porter, and it really comes through. Really yummy.
Fruity (apricot? grapefruit?) IPA with a good rye bite. Lots of pithy bitterness to finish, and I may be wrong but it seemed to get boozier as I went along.
Slightly watery, some tang, good malt and not much grassiness. At first taste I'd peg this as a blonde rather than a pilsner.
A sweet-malt lager with a light flavor. It could be my imagination but it sure seemed to pick up a metallic aftertaste as I went along, even from a glass. By the end it was really not working for me.
Dusty mold smell--Michael's mention of it being cola-like makes sense. Wet, round finish, almost buttery. Not a meaty brown ale.
Smells like caramel candy. Clean, thin, soda effervescence, with hints of Scottish ale wet-hay character. Solidly enjoyable.
Lots of bready, Belgian yeast on the nose and tongue combined with a peppery, exotic spice profile that works really well with the lemongrass. The strongly tart, dry finish kept me from fully enjoying the beer, though.
Smells sour, wet leaves. Soft taste but somewhat sour.
Smooth taste, the coconut is mostly (and really only) present in the coconutty sheen on the tongue but that's preferable to a beer with strong coconut flavor.
Better on both negative points from last time. Higher!
Unpleasant texture on the head, like a root bear float, and a strange acrid bite on the back end, but I like that it isn't noticeably sweet (think: bittersweet chocolate) and the coconut, while not subtle, doesn't seem tacked on. Also: I'm a sucker for coconut.
Can at Home