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

KAILUA-KONA, HI – 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.

Kua Bay IPA, available exclusively on the mainland in this variety pack, is consistently the most popular beer in the two Kona Brewpub locations in Hawaii on Oahu and the Big Island, rounding out the perfect variety for all craft beer enthusiasts.

Details on the Island Hopper Variety Pack:

  • Big Wave Golden Ale (4.4% ABV & 21 IBUs) – HOT Brand Award-winner by IMPACT and one of the best performing craft beers on the market
  • Longboard Lager (4.6% ABV & 20 IBUs) – winner of two silver medals from the Great American Beer Festival
  • Kua Bay IPA (7.3% ABV & 60 IBUs)
  • Castaway IPA (6% ABV & 50 IBUs)

The refreshed Island Hopper Variety Pack is now available nationwide. For more information and to find a Kona Brewing Company craft beer and this specific variety pack, visit

About Kona Brewing Co.

Kona Brewing Company was started in Kailua-Kona on the Island of Hawaii 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. Today, Kona is Hawaii’s largest and favorite craft brewery, known for top-selling flagship beers Longboard Island Lager and Big Wave Golden Ale and award-winning innovative small-batch beers available across the Islands. The Hawaii born and Hawaii-based craft brewery 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 packaging materials. Kona Brewing Co. has become one of the top craft beer brands in the world, while remaining steadfastly committed to its home market through a strong focus on innovation, sustainability and community outreach. For more information call 808-334-BREW (2739) or visit Talk with us via Twitter and Instagram: @KonaBrewingCo

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