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Big Island Brewhaus & Tako Taco Taqueria

Not Rated.
Big Island Brewhaus & Tako Taco TaqueriaBig Island Brewhaus & Tako Taco Taqueria

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 19
Beer Ratings: 151
Beer Avg: 3.75

Taps: 12 / Bottles: 12
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

19 Ratings
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.65%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

64-1066 Mamalahoa Hwy
Unit A
Kamuela, Hawaii, 96743-7309
United States
phone: (808) 887-1717

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Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: slyke on 07-04-2011)
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25 | $$

This place was great - very relaxed atmosphere, a decent amount of their beers (maybe 10-15 on tap). I tried all their beers I hadn't tried before via 2 pints and a 5-beer sampler in 3.5 oz servings. All were tasty, the Pau Hana Pale Ale was incredible.

The brew-pub also serves Mexican food, and it was very good, especially for Hawaii (Hawaii is not known for their Mexican food). I ordered the taco plate (beef & steak) and it was fantastic. Other dishes people ordered included enchiladas, burritos and fish tacos. Everybody loved their meals, and definitely enjoyed their beers. The prices weren't ridiculous and the service was great.

This place is a little out of the way, but well worth the trip if you are on the Big Island. Highly recommended. I hope they start bottling their beers, but I did leave with a growler of their Pau Hana Pale Ale which I enjoyed later, the next day.

02-12-2013 01:42:21 | More by Resuin
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jackmax

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-10-2014 22:41:26 | More by jackmax
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juicebox

Ohio

5/5  rDev +21.1%

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Friskykipper


4.75/5  rDev +15%

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joelambic

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Beer21

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-10-2014 01:25:57 | More by Beer21
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guezarka

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

04-24-2014 05:06:06 | More by guezarka
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.86/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | $$

This review is for the beer only, not the food since I didn't order any.

Went through about 5 items, (not to mention about another four that I could find in bottle shops), and was very impressed. As far as I am concerned it's the best brewery on the Big Island.

Standouts here are the off items, but many of the classic regular lineups are solid such as the White Mountain Porter, and Overboard IPA.

Many limited beers though are impressive. Mandarin Gold is truly a great fruit option with a good soft vanilla flavor and texture. Red Sea of Cacao with it's pink salt, chocolate, and Tall Dark And Mandarin with it's chocolate and mandarin orange all have wonderful aromas, with palates that are truly unique and make you want more.

Service is a little slow, particularly when it's busy, but it's not horrifically bad.

The location is of course not in the most populated areas of the island but it is easily worth going to. The ambience here is also a lot of fun with many people who are visiting and some locals who are all out having a great experience.

A very worthy stop on the island for a brew, and prices here for beer are actually pretty reasonable.

04-21-2014 19:26:55 | More by smakawhat
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nickfl

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

11-04-2013 03:10:52 | More by nickfl
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dbriesemeister

Minnesota

4.01/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75 | $$

Stopped by while everyone else was down at the Ironman Championship.

Server was very friendly and helpful with suggestions on food and beer.

Interior was cozy, but we sat out on the spacious patio (~10 tables).

Interesting range of Mexican fare: tacos, burritos, and the like. We all enjoyed our meals.

Prices were very reasonable by Hawaii standards.

10-13-2013 01:36:58 | More by dbriesemeister
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Big Island Brewhaus & Tako Taco Taqueria in Kamuela, HI
92 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.