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Off Track: Where to Get Locally Brewed Craft Beer in Honolulu

November 12, 2017

From the Honolulu Magazine website

Longtime residents will remember we haven’t always had much of a craft beer scene. Compared to the robust craft beer hotspots of Portland, San Diego and Denver, Honolulu lagged for years. According to Timothy Golden, co-owner of the newly opened Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room in Kaka‘ako, the craft beer scene in Hawai‘i changed for the better five years ago. “Up until that point, O‘ahu was plagued with a string of failed breweries,” he says. “Either the beers weren’t of the greatest quality or the businesses were just poorly run.”

Beginning in 2012, a wave of new openings—both breweries and bars—changed the craft beer landscape. “Real a Gastropub and Pint + Jigger both opened with stellar beer lineups. Then Honolulu Beerworks, Waikīkī Brewing Co. and Lanikai Brewing Co. all opened within a few months of each other and, all of a sudden, O‘ahu had three craft breweries,” recalls Golden, who began writing the popular Beer in Hawai‘i blog around the same time

So where are these places

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