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Kona Brewing Co.

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Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 33
Beer Ratings: 8,771
Beer Avg: 3.79

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69 Ratings
Ratings: 69
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

75-5629 Kuakini Hwy
Kailua Kona, Hawaii, 96740-1664
United States
phone: (808) 334-2739

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @konabrewingco

Kona Brewing Company bottled beer and mainland draft beer is produced on the US West Coast at Widmer Brothers Brewery in Portland, OR, and on the East Coast at Redhook Ale Brewery in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Beers are brewed at / by another brewery.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-28-2014 05:32:42 | More by harripat
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-19-2014 02:06:21 | More by jstevep00
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-18-2014 02:59:52 | More by timlyon
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-17-2014 03:45:14 | More by Getalegup
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North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4 | $$$

Here on a vacation with the whole family.

Relaxed atmosphere with fairly knowledgeable servers. Too early for the tour 10:30 and 3:00). Easy to find with plenty if parking.

BBQ pulled pork tacos were pretty good, but a but pricey. Pints weren't too bad at $6 each; flights were a bit expensive at $9, especially considering that there weren't any high gravity offerings.

Still pleased with beers. Was able to get some stuff not available on the mainland.

06-11-2014 02:09:33 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-08-2014 16:45:09 | More by TX-Badger
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

06-06-2014 22:23:31 | More by Burry
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-05-2014 23:10:49 | More by Skunkdrool
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-05-2014 16:48:39 | More by dradair
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3.83/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75 | $$

I visited Kona Brewing Company on the big island of Hawaii for the second time. We did the tour prior to lunch. The tour was ok but nothing special. Our tour guide was very entertaining but you don't get to see too much of the brewery itself. Basically they take you into the brewing/fermenting room and then into the cold storage building. The fermenters were bubbling away and they were actively brewing...so that was great to see.

The atmosphere of the brewpub is very touristy. Not too many locals. They have a big outside seating area with a small shop. We had lunch and a flight of beers. The service was pretty good, but average for a restaurant...nothing special. The selection of beers is excellent with not too many brewpub only brews.

The food is above average. Overall I would recommend visiting here if you are in the Kona area. Personally I like the atmosphere of Big Island Brewhaus in Waimea better, but there food isn't as good. The beer is as good or better.

05-09-2014 03:43:04 | More by Beer21
Kona Brewing Co. in Kailua Kona, HI
92 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.