Kona Brewing Company

Kona Brewing Company

Website
konabrewingco.com/
Phone
808-334-1133
Location
Kailua-Kona, HI
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Founded
1994
PARENT BREWERY
Craft Brew Alliance
BREWERY TYPE
Production - Regional
Address
75-5629 Kuakini Hwy.
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 United States
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Overview
Kona Brewing Company was started in the spring of 1994 by father and son team Cameron Healy and Spoon Khalsa, who had a dream to create fresh, local island brews made with spirit, passion and quality. It is a Hawaii-born and Hawaii-based craft brewery that prides itself on brewing the freshest beer of exceptional quality, closest to market. This helps to minimize its carbon footprint by reducing shipping of raw materials, finished beer and wasteful packaging materials. The brewery is headquartered where it began, in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island. For more information call 808-334-BREW or www.KonaBrewingCo.com.
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Last Call: Sam Calagione Joins Boston Beer Board; PV Brewing Closes Kona Hawaii Deal; GoPuff Raises $380M

Last Call: Sam Calagione Joins Boston Beer Board; PV Brewing Closes Kona Hawaii Deal; GoPuff Raises $380M

The Boston Beer Company has added Dogfish Head co-founder Sam Calagione and Snap Inc. (Snapchat) chairman Michael Lynton to the company’s board of directors. Philadelphia-headquartered GoPuff, essentially an on-demand delivery service for products ranging from snacks to alcohol, recently completed a $380 million funding round that takes the company’s valuation to $3.9 billion. And more news bites.

Kona Brewing Co. Releases Island Colada Cream Ale

Kona Brewing Co. Releases Island Colada Cream Ale

Inspired by the Piña Colada and brewed with real coconut & pineapple, Kona Brewing Co.’s new Island Colada Cream Ale is a delicious, tropical cream ale that brings the flavors of Hawaii to consumers on the mainland and throughout the islands.

Last Call: Molson Coors Sued Over Vizzy Seltzer Name; Coronavirus Affects Beer Sales and Production in China

Last Call: Molson Coors Sued Over Vizzy Seltzer Name; Coronavirus Affects Beer Sales and Production in China

The parent company of Brizzy Seltzer Cocktails has filed a lawsuit against Molson Coors Beverage Company in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, alleging that the second largest U.S. beer manufacturer’s Vizzy Hard Seltzer name “is nearly identical to Brizzy in sight, sound and appearance” and infringes upon its trademark.

Craft Brew Alliance Reports 2% Depletions Growth in Q3

Craft Brew Alliance Reports 2% Depletions Growth in Q3

A day after announcing Anheuser-Busch will acquire the remaining stake in Craft Brew Alliance (CBA), the Portland, Oregon-headquartered craft beer company reported modest depletions growth in its third-quarter earnings report, boosted by sales of its Kona Brewing brand. Portfolio-wide CBA depletions (sales-to-retailers) increased 2%, driven by Kona Brewing’s depletions growth of 7%. “CBA’s third quarter… Read more »

CBA Hopes March Madness Spend on Kona Will Accelerate 2019 Sales

CBA Hopes March Madness Spend on Kona Will Accelerate 2019 Sales

Craft Brew Alliance hopes its marketing efforts in the first part of the year built a “strong foundation” for continued growth throughout the rest of 2019, CEO Andy Thomas said during Thursday’s first quarter earnings call with investors and analysts.

Craft Brew Alliance Agrees to Settle Kona Labeling Dispute

Craft Brew Alliance Agrees to Settle Kona Labeling Dispute

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) has agreed to settle a years-long class action lawsuit over alleged “false and deceptive advertising” of its Kona Brewing beer brand. In an SEC filing, the publicly traded Portland, Oregon-based craft beer company said it expects to incur costs of about $4.7 million to settle the dispute, which surfaced in early 2017.

March Madness Ushers In New TV Ads from Major Brewers

March Madness Ushers In New TV Ads from Major Brewers

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament officially tips off on Thursday, and several major beer manufacturers are already jockeying for fans’ attention. MillerCoors, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) and D.G. Yuengling are among the beer companies hoping consumers will want to catch a buzz with their products while watching for buzzer beaters this month.

CBA Plans National Ad Campaign, Double-Digit Growth for Kona in 2019

CBA Plans National Ad Campaign, Double-Digit Growth for Kona in 2019

Hoping to build off the continued growth of its flagship Kona Brewing portfolio, Craft Brew Alliance said it plans to increase sales of the Hawaiian-themed brand by double digits in 2019. During Thursday’s earnings call with investors and analysts, CEO Andy Thomas laid out the company’s plans to hit that goal, while also reflecting on a “good” 2018.

IRI: US Beer Sales Top $35 Billion in 2018

IRI: US Beer Sales Top $35 Billion in 2018

Total U.S. beer dollar sales grew to more than $35 billion in 2018, according to retail data provider IRI. The Chicago-based market research firm, which tracks category-wide sales at major off-premise retailers, reported a 1.8 percent increase in beer dollar sales, despite a 0.3 percent decline in volume sales at multi-outlet and convenience (MULC) stores (grocery, drug, club, dollar, mass-merchandiser and military) through December 30.

Despite Continued Kona Growth, CBA Depletions Decline in Q3

Despite Continued Kona Growth, CBA Depletions Decline in Q3

The continued acceleration of Kona beer sales during the third quarter couldn’t offset company-wide shipment and depletion declines of other Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) offerings, the Portland, Oregon-headquartered company reported today. In Q3, Kona depletions increased 9 percent as the brand grew in both off- and on-premise channels. The depletion growth followed increases of 7 percent and 3 percent in the second and first quarters of the year, respectively.

Craft Brew Alliance Adds 2 New IPAs to Kona Island Hopper Variety Pack

Kona Brewing Company, Hawaii’s first and favorite craft brewery, has launched a refresh of the fan-favorite Island Hopper Variety Pack, now available in stores. The newly designed package includes two new IPAs – Castaway IPA and a new release to the mainland, island favorite Kua Bay IPA, along with fan-favorites Big Wave Golden Ale and Longboard Lager.


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Year Round Beers

Beer Name Style
Castaway IPA
Longboard Island Lager Lager
Big Wave Golden Ale Golden/Blonde
Koko Brown Ale Brown Ale
Pipeline Porter Porter
Wailua Wheat Wheat Ale
Fire Rock Pale Ale Pale Ale

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Past Events

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3/12/2016 21st Annual Kona Brewers Festival
3/12/2016 -- Kailua-Kona, HI
21st Annual Kona Brewers Festival
Festival Kailua-Kona, HI