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Score: 3.67
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910 Honoapiilani Hwy
Lahaina, HI 96761
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(808) 868-3198
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We're a local, family owned and operated, employee-owned craft brewery located in the heart of Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. Good Beer Brings People Together. We pour of Passion and Hearts into a pint and share our craft to those who enjoy our extraordinary brews.

We are a 21+ Facility, By Maui County Liquor Commission, we cannot have Minors inside our Brewery, that includes Children, Toddlers, Babies. No Dogs Allowed. Service Animals Welcome.
Parking: Parking lot, Street parking
Price range: $$
BEER LIST
Talk Story
Style: Pale Ale - American
ABV: 5.1%
IBUs: 42
# Ratings: 5,836
Score: 3.67
A smooth, grainy, and slightly bready, hop forward Pale Ale. This flavor matches beautifully with the citrus, tangerine flavors and aromas of Chinook, Mosaic, Mandarina Bavaria and Citra hops. Locals in Hawaii love to chat — or what we say talk story. This is what this beer truly represents, good times with friends and Ohana. Ingredients: Barley, Hops, Water and Yeast
Red Sand
Style: Red Ale - American Amber / Red
ABV: 5.5%
IBUs: 32
# Ratings: 4,047
Score: 3.57
An American Amber Ale that is medium bodied with bready, malty flavors and aromas. It has hop aromas of earth and spice from the late kettle Fuggle additions. This beer is named after the “pocket” Red Sand beach in Maui. Ingredients: Barley, Hops, Water and Yeast
Lokahi Pilsner
Style: Pilsner - German
ABV: 5.5%
IBUs: 35
# Ratings: 3,352
Score: 3.62
2016 Great American Beer Festival BRONZE Medal Winner. 2019 Hawaii Craft Beer Awards SILVER Medal Winner. Our best-selling beer, a German Style Pilsner, presents a slightly grainy, pilsner malt sweetness to the nose and mouth. Its crisp hop bitterness from Tettnang hops is accentuated by a moderate sulfate rich water profile, this pale-yellow lager is conditioned for 6-8 weeks to give it a perfect flavor and aroma profile to compliment the beautiful island of Maui! Lokahi is the Hawaiian word for “in unity, harmony, and peace”. Ingredients: Barley, Hops, Water and Yeast
Mean Bean Coffee Stout
Style: Stout - American
ABV: 6.4%
IBUs: 45
# Ratings: 1,830
Score: 3.89
Our Coffee Stout is dry-beaned with Maui Grown Coffee’s beautiful Red Catuai, medium roast and grown locally at Ka’anapali coffee estates. It gives a creamy, expresso flavor and aroma. It carries flavor notes of caramel, roasted chocolate, and coffee from the unique blend of dark malts added into the mash. Ingredients: Barley, Hops, Water, Yeast and Coffee.
Pineapple Pilsner
Style: Pilsner - German
ABV: 5.5%
IBUs: 35
# Ratings: 1,340
Score: 3.70
Our award-winning German Style Pilsner infused with fresh, locally grown pineapple. It gives a sweet pineapple aroma at the nose, and presents a crisp, hop bitterness at the end.The Lokahi Pilsner, won a Bronze Medal at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO for the German-style Pilsner category and placed 3rd out of 113 entries. Malt: Pilsner Hops: Tettnang, Hallertau Magnum Yeast: Bohemian Lager Locally Grown Pineapple Juice.
Lahaina Haze
Style: IPA - New England
ABV: 6.3%
IBUs: 36
# Ratings: 932
Score: 3.84
2019 Hawaii Craft Beer Awards GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Best IPA. 2019 Hawaii Craft Beer Awards BRONZE MEDAL WINNER - Best Single Package Design. Lahaina Haze is medium bodied ,juicy brew with flavors of citrus and pine from additions of Simcoe and Cascade hops. The hop flavors & aroma are balanced by a hefty malt backbone created by additions of Oats and Wheat into the mash. Kohola is located in the heart of historic Lahaina town, the former capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Ingredients: Barley, Hops, Water and Yeast
Reef Geeks
Style: IPA - New England
ABV: 6.5%
IBUs: 35
# Ratings: 1
Score: 4.25
New Beer Release 10/20/2019 In collaboration with West Maui Kumuwai, Maui Diving and Square Barrels. Reef Geeks Hazy IPA was inspired by land, beach and ocean cleanup project. Starting with Mala Pier, Lahaina, Maui. Hawaii. This juicy, hazy easy drinking IPA is brewed with Amarillo and GR Callista hops
Hazy Road To Hana with Mango
Style: IPA - New England
ABV: 6.3%
IBUs: 20
# Ratings: 1
Score: 4.25
The WaterMan IPA
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 6.8%
IBUs: 70
# Ratings: 1,344
Score: 3.71
In Hawaii, a WaterMan is someone who can surf in a wide variety of ocean conditions, has a broad store of oceanic knowledge, and is accomplished in a range of surfing related activities such as diving, swimming, sailing, bodysurfing, fishing, spearfishing, surf canoeing, and oceangoing rescue work. Cheers and Aloha to all WaterMan. Flavor Profile: It carries hop aromas of grapefruit and tangerine with slight tropical fruit in the background from Simcoe and Summit hop additions. Ingredients: Barley, Hops, Water and Yeast
88 IPA
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 6.8%
IBUs: 67
# Ratings: 1,151
Score: 3.71
Lilikoi Saison
Style: Farmhouse Ale - Saison
ABV: 5.6%
IBUs: 35
# Ratings: 1,145
Score: 3.70
This beautiful, Belgian-style farmhouse ale has grainy-sweet flavors, spiciness from the rye malt addition and finishes with a citrus kick from the addition of local lemon peel. The noble hops add a spicy, herbal quality that complements the flavor of the malt. It is an island example of a classic European style, infused with locally grown passion fruit (Lilikoi). Grains: Pilsner, Vienna, Rye Hops: East Kent Goldings, Chinook
Pineapple Blonde
Style: Blonde Ale
ABV: 5.8%
IBUs: 10
# Ratings: 1,110
Score: 3.72
Pineapple Blonde uses our base beer Lahaina Blonde which takes the name after our hometown of Lahaina, the capital of the former Hawaiian Kingdom. A blonde ale is an approachable, easy-drinking style, rounded, smooth, and simple. We dry hopped it with Cascade hops to give it a hint of floral, citrus, grapefruit flavor and aroma and infused it with Hawaiian Grown Pineapple to give it a hint of pineapple flavor. Super yummy on a hot Hawaiian day. Ingredients: Barley, Hops, Water, Yeast and Local Pineapple.
Mighty 88
Style: IPA - Imperial / Double
ABV: 8.8%
IBUs: 100
# Ratings: 562
Score: 3.81
This is the imperial version of our 88 IPA. It boasts a stronger background malt flavor with hints of spicy rye from the rye malt addition. It carries piney, floral, grapefruit and earthy flavor and aromas from the combination of Cascade, Simcoe, Nugget and Summit hops. Malt 2-Row, CaraAmber, Rye Hops Simcoe, Summit, Nugget, Cascade Yeast House Ale
Sweet Home Lahaina
Style: Belgian Tripel
ABV: 8.8%
IBUs: 58
# Ratings: 542
Score: 3.76
Sweet Home Lahaina is our anniversary, hoppy Belgian Style Tripel. We used a highly attenuative Belgian Yeast and Maui Cane Sugar to give it a lighter body despite its boastful alcohol content. The peppery fruity yeast characteristics blend harmoniously with the citrus and tropical flavors of Cascade and Chinook hops - making this beer a delicious treat to celebrate Kohola's conception.
Shaka Island IPA
Style: IPA - Session / India Session Ale
ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 50
# Ratings: 451
Score: 3.68
Shaka Island Session IPA is a light bodied, hoppy brew that will surely refresh your palate during hot days at the beach. The hop aromas are of citrus and passion fruit, with just enough of a malt backbone to balance out the bitterness. So “hang loose”, chillax and enjoy this little beauty from our Ohana to yours. Grains: 2-Row, Rye, CaraAmber Hops: Nugget, Cascade, Summit, Simcoe Yeast: House Ale
Golden Sunset
Style: Lager - IPL (India Pale Lager)
ABV: 6.0%
IBUs: 35
# Ratings: 344
Score: 3.56
Collaboration #2 between Revision Brewing Company of Sparks, NV and Kohola Brewery of Lahaina, Maui, HI. Revision Brewing's President and Head Brewer, Jeb Taylor visits beautiful Maui Island and brews a special lager, using Magnum, Mandarina Bavaria, Simcoe and Citra hops.
Hop Aloha
Style: IPA - Imperial / Double
ABV: 8.4%
IBUs: 48
# Ratings: 337
Score: 3.77
HopAloha Double American IPA showcases an explosion of hop flavors and aromas with additions of Nugget, Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe, Cascade, and Summit. It is a mix-up of tropical fruit, citrus, spice, and earth with just enough toasty flavors from the malt additions to prevent your mouth from being rampaged by the Lupulin overload. The only name we could come up with for this beer is “HopAloha” for obvious reasons. Grains: 2-Row, Biscuit. Hops: Nugget, Simcoe, Cascade, Citra, Mosaic, Summit. Yeast: House Ale
Lani Lager
Style: Lager - American Light
ABV: 6.0%
IBUs: 37
# Ratings: 294
Score: 3.40
A classic American Lager boasting a crisp and sweet malt character with just enough bitterness to balance out the malt. Simple and clean, this beer is surely a little slice of “heaven” in our books. Lani is the Hawaiian name for heaven, a name we felt perfectly described our Lani lager. Malt: 2 Row Hops: Nugget
Hana Butta Daze
Style: Lager - Vienna
ABV: 5.2%
IBUs: 28
# Ratings: 279
Score: 3.63
Hana Butta Daze, a Vienna Style lager, is a blend of European Pilsner, Vienna, and Munich malts. It showcases flavors and aromas of graham cracker and toast that mesh with the classic herbal hop character associated with many European lagers. It's light to medium body and crisp nature make it an island delight. “Hana” is Japanese for nose, “Butta” is the pidgin pronunciation of butter. Hana Butta Days, is generally used when local Hawai'i people talk about the good old days when they were young, reflecting a yearning for times past. This beer is the perfect companion of reminiscing the good old days. Malt: Pilsner, Munich I & II, Vienna, Melanoidin, Chocolate Hops: Tettnang, Hallertau Magnum Yeast: House Lager
Hazy Road to Hana with GrapeFruit
Style: IPA - New England
ABV: 6.5%
IBUs: 35
# Ratings: 258
Score: 3.90
New Beer: Hazy Road to Hana. Our New England Style, Hazy IPA Brewed with Fresh Grapefruit Ingredients: Barley, Hops, Water, Yeast and Local Grapefruit.
Brouhard's Brown
Style: Brown Ale - English
ABV: 4.9%
IBUs: 26
# Ratings: 216
Score: 3.71
Brouhard’s English brown ale is a harmonious blend of dark malts giving it flavors of toast, caramel, and light chocolate. Its light body accentuates its smooth, malty character, making it an easy drinking beer even on a hot island day. This beer holds a special place in Kohola’s heart as it was the first recipe ever designed by two of our co-owners, Justin and Brittany “Brouhard.” Malt - Pale, Maris Otter, Wheat, Brown, Caramel, Chocolate Pale Hops - Nugget, East Kent Goldings Yeast - London Ale III
Mango Dreamsicle
Style: Wheat Beer - American Pale Wheat
ABV: 5.3%
IBUs: 10
# Ratings: 210
Score: 3.64
NEW Summer Beer. Collaboration Brew with Big Island Brewhause Owner and Brewmaster Tom Kerns and Kohola's Raiman Johnson: We brewed an American Wheat Ale with Maui Grown Mango and Big Island Vanilla Beans.
Lahaina Blonde
Style: Golden Ale
ABV: 5.6%
IBUs: 10
# Ratings: 206
Score: 3.54
Lahaina Blonde takes the name after our hometown of Lahaina, the capital of the former Hawaiian Kingdom. A blonde ale is an approachable, easy-drinking style, rounded and smooth, it is an American classic known for its simplicity. We dry hopped it with Cascade hops to give it a hint of floral, citrus, grapefruit flavor and aroma. Lahaina also served as a major whaling port and fishing town in the 1800s due to its prime location on whale migration routes, calm ocean conditions and endless days of perfect sunshine. Malt: 2 Row, Vienna, Munich Hops: Chinook, Celia, Simcoe, Cascade
Lahaina Lager
Style: Bock - Hell / Maibock / Lentebock
ABV: 7.2%
IBUs: 23
# Ratings: 188
Score: 3.62
Lahaina Lager is a German Style Maibock, it's well balanced, with toasty malts, and a spicy or peppery taste coming from the German Noble hops brewed with German Pilsner, Vienna, Munich I, Carahell and CaraAroma Malt. The beer is named after the Royal Capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom and hometown of Kohola Brewery, Lahaina, aka LagerTown
Shoots!
Style: Strong Ale - American
ABV: 7.2%
IBUs: 42
# Ratings: 184
Score: 3.65
Our Extra pale ale is a light-medium bodied ale with a slight of malt sweetness toasted malt flavor and aroma, with notes of bread, nuts, toffee, and light caramel. it carries hop aroma and flavors of citrus, tangerine, grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee. Shoots is a Hawaiian pidgin term used when in definite agreement or a form of “Okay”, for example: You like go beach? answer: shoots! also, when used with “den”. it means “see you later”. for example: shoots den! Malt: 2Row, Munich, Pale Wheat. Hops: Citra, Mandarina Bavaria.
Sweet Little Lies
Style: Golden Ale
ABV: 6.1%
IBUs: 25
# Ratings: 170
Score: 3.58
Sweet Little Lies, a blonde ale is an easy-drinking beer. We use Pilsner, Rye and Vienna Malt together with local lemon zest, added Chinook, Celia, Cascade and Jarrylo hops to bring citrus, fruity and peachy flavors together to make a blonde mash-up in your mouth. This Beer is called "Sweet Little Lies" after the tons of lies corporate beer uses to try to influence the masses. They lie about being “craft.” They lie about where the beer is really made. Koholā Brewery is a local, independent brewery and our extraordinary beers are made by local people in the heart of Lahaina, Maui. No little lies there. Grains: Pilsner,Vienna, Rye Hops: Chinook, Cascade, Celia and Jarrylo Yeast: House Ale Yeast Local Lemon Peel
Hi 5
Style: IPA - Belgian
ABV: 5.9%
IBUs: 64
# Ratings: 151
Score: 3.70