Maui Brewing Co.

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3.83/5
Maui Brewing Co.Maui Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Homebrew Store

605 Lipoa Pkwy
Kihei, Hawaii, 96753-6901
United States

(808) 213-3002 | map
www.mauibrewingco.com

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BEER STATS
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53
Reviews:
1,888
Ratings:
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PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
52
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
4.56%
 
 
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0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 12 | Ratings: 52
Photo of Buck89
4.67/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Went after lunch today - beautiful building and big space. Every staff member I met was friendly and helpful. Something like 26 beers on tap with 2-3 guest taps. High quality all-around including the imperial coconut porter. Great music, great crowd, great beer.

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Photo of CKlinchock
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Beautiful new facility located on the West side of Maui. My girlfriend I couldn't pass up an opportunity to take a 5 minute ride from our resort to this new location to get out of the sun for an hour or two or good beer, food and to let our bodies relax from the Maui sun.

The tasting room as is the whole location is brand new and the quality is great as you'd expect with brand new facilities. The vibe was chill, it was pretty empty actually which was nice for us as we were able to sit back and relax and enjoy our beer and food in peace away from the resort and beach crowds. The sun was out and it was a gorgeous day outside, while others would say the vibe was non-existent it was just what we were looking for.

Being so slow we were able to take our time ordering and talking to the bartender about the beers on tap and help craft a perfect selection of what we were looking for as the selection they had was very good, if I can recall there was ~15 beers on tap, most MBC, but a few other locals and Kona BCs as well.

I collect growlers of breweries I visit and MBC's growler has to be one of my favorites thus far. Their largest comes in a DrinkTank (google them if you have to), but with the MBC logo slapped on it, this growler turned out to be my favorite thing I brought back off the island. We filled her up with their Bikini Blonde, nothing special about the beer other than it's freshness and supreme drinkability in the Maui heat.

Overall this brewery was amazing, I highly recommend if you're in Maui. You can't miss it if you're staying close by.

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

top notch for a brewery experience - they have a gift shop, brewery tours, and a nice outdoor space to enjoy beer. they don't have food, but have food trucks just outside.

they had like 20+ beers on tap, and all of the brewery exclusive beers I tried were good. good variety of styles as well.

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Photo of mschantz
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Was able to visit the Kehie location which I understand is relatively new. Nice joint with 12 Maui brews and a few other HI micros. Overall decent selection in a bit of a beer wasteland. No kitchen but frequent food trucks. Don't miss the imp Coconut Porter if available.

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Photo of Bunman3
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

This is a beautiful facility, with plenty of great beers on tap. It`s not funky or full of local flavour, but it is a decent place to sample beer you would not find anywhere else. I really enjoyed my visit to Maui, and Maui Brewing helped make it better.

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Photo of Runofthemiller
4.94/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This place is great! You're in Maui. The weather is perfect. The beer is fantastic. What more could you want?

I was very impressed by the beer here. I particularly enjoyed the Coconut Imperial Porter. Delicious.

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Photo of flexabull
4.13/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Made a trip down to the new Kihei brewing facility while staying in Napili for a few stays.

Nice new large set up in an industrial park. Some indoor games (giant Jenga, giant connect four, and cornhole) in the entry area. Some scattered seating inside, and a decent outdoor seating area just off the taproom. They also had a food truck parked out front.

Quality is above average. Everything I tried was at least solid, but I didn't think that any of the beers were exceptional though.

Service was good. We spoke to a couple of employees and they were both friendly and prompt.

Selection was outstanding. They had 25 of their beers on tap. I wish they had a few more high gravity offerings, but I understand having lighter stuff in a warm climate.

Overall a very nice spot, that I am glad I went out of my way to check out.

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Photo of DMarlinJ
4.65/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

This is for the Brew Pub not at the brewery. The brewery tasting room was pretty lame, no food, no atmosphere but you could take a tour for only $5 and you got a flight of samples of 4 of the top sellers.

The pub had excellent food. Best food of any brewpub I have been in. Ahi tuna salad and a pickled brisket that were excellent and priced very reasonable, especially for Maui. Selection of beers on tap was excellent. They had two hard to get beers that were not at the brewery and a lot to choose from and some wines. Overall it was a fun stop. They don't have the best beers in the world but they hold up well and hey it's in Maui.

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Photo of SanFranJake
4.32/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Dropped in last night and was very impressed.
30-something Maui BC beers on tap plus a few Modern Times available, as well as cans and bombers of MT beers for purchase. The MBC beers ran the gamut of varieties and many were styles I didn't know they did...Altbier, kolsch, a rum BA porter... Happy hour 3-6 and $1 off beers during that time.
Great spot with lots of open, fresh air, cool patio area and lots of board games (apparently Connect Four is a big hit because they had eight boxes of it).
The owner was either making his rounds or hanging out with what seemed like a bottle share group so I thought that was cool.
Kids allowed, no food but they do have a food truck on-site and their grub looked great.
We come to Maui annually and this will be on my itinerary every time

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.96/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

I am reviewing this location as the actual production brewery for cans and kegs, along with the official brewery tasting room. I stopped in here with my Dad and we took the official tour that cost $10 and was very informative. A member of the brewery gives you full access to all parts of the brewing process from the brewing steps to the canning line. After the tour you get a flight of their 4 core beers: Bikini Blonde Lager, Mana Wheat, Big Swell IPA, and Coconut Porter. The beers were super fresh and much better straight from the source versus in cans shipped to the mainland. You also get a wooden token that entitles you to a full pint of beer at the actual brewpub down the road (where they brew beer as well, but only for sale in the brewpub itself). There is a tasting room attached to the production brewery as well. Prices in the tasting room were very reasonable for pints and tasters. The staff was very friendly here and answered all of my questions. This is definitely worth a stop for the tour and tasting room followed by a trip to the brewpub a few miles away.

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Photo of Volsdawg10
3.73/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Was able to talk the wife into coming here while we were in Maui on our honeymoon. I love going to breweries and couldn't pass up the opportunity to go to one while in Hawaii. I got the sampler while there and I believe it included the Coconut Porter, Bikini Blonde Lager, Big Swell IPA, and one more. I then got a Amber Reign while eating. It was pretty good. The bar had a frost/ice strip that ran down it that you could rest your beer on to keep it cold. I thought that was really cool. The wild boar pizza that we got there was really good.

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Photo of mauike
3.45/5  rDev -17.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Although my wife and I are craft beer tourists on the mainland we had never been to MBC's brewpub on the west side until yesterday. The layout was good with a few long picnic tables and other tables laid out in a medium sized room. The bar was U shaped with plenty of seating around it and a neat frost strip that ran around the inside of the counter where you could set your glass to keep it cold. The bartender was really busy but was good at keeping an eye on you if you needed service. We started with samplers and tried most of the 18 MBC beers available on tap except for the ones available in cans. Of the two 2012 GABF Gold medal winners Amber Reign and Hawaii 9-0/Wee Heavy we definitely liked the amber, although we don't usually like ambers and they were out of the strong scotch ale. The standouts for us were the La Perouse White, Black Rock, Coconut Rum Toddy Porter, Pau Hana Pils and especially the La Petite Blanca that is a La Perouse aged 10 months in chardonnay barrels.

The food was ok but we just tried a basket of fries and a Ceasar. The atmosphere was pretty much sports bar with several TV's and a little bit too much volume on the game that was on. Looked like a pretty good mix of tourists and locals and a busy afternoon but not too busy to get a chair or a table. Definitely the best and only brewpub on Maui, A Hui Hou!

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Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei, HI
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