Breweries with the most highly ranked beers in Hawaii

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November 9, 2022
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Breweries with the most highly ranked beers in Hawaii

In a world where just a small number of massive companies dominate the beer market, sipping on a brew created close to home can be all the more satisfying.

The last decade has seen an explosion of breweries that operate on a smaller scale and offer a wider, and sometimes more experimental, selection of beer. While craft beer often has a higher price tag than your average domestic beer, consumers are clearly willing to pay more: In 2020, craft beer accounted for almost a quarter of the U.S. retail beer market.

Stacker compiled a list of the breweries with the most beers ranked in the top 79 in Hawaii using data from BeerAdvocate. Any ties were broken by the highest-ranking beer. Continue reading to find out which Hawaii breweries have the tastiest offerings.

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#11. Aloha Beer Company

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 1
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #38. Hop Lei IPA (American IPA)
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#10. Ola Brewing Corporation

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 1
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #9. IPA (American IPA)
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#9. Kauai Island Brewery & Grill

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 2
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #30. Captain Cook's IPA (American IPA)
--- #61. Cane Fire Red (American Amber / Red Ale)
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#8. Lanikai Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 3
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #7. Route 70 Saison (Saison)
--- #19. Pillbox Porter (American Porter)
--- #22. Moku Imperial IPA (Imperial IPA)
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#7. The Kauai Beer Company

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 4
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #26. Beer Co IPA (American IPA)
--- #36. Tropical Armadillo (American Pale Ale)
--- #55. Lihue Lager (Helles)

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#6. Kohola Brewery

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 5
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #17. Lahaina Haze (New England IPA)
--- #34. Lokahi (German Pilsner)
--- #46. Talk Story (American Pale Ale)
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#5. Honolulu Beerworks

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 6
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #15. Hop Island IPA (American IPA)
--- #21. South Shore (American Stout)
--- #28. Pussy Grabs Back (American Pale Ale)
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#4. Waikiki Brewing Company

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 8
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #35. Black Strap Molasses Porter (American Porter)
--- #40. Jalapeño Mouth (Chile Beer)
--- #41. Engl-ish Brown Ale (English Brown Ale)
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#3. Big Island Brewhaus

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 9
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #3. Hoptopias IPA (Imperial IPA)
--- #5. Red Sea Of Cacao (Imperial Red Ale)
--- #10. Overboard IPA (American IPA)
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#2. Maui Brewing Co.

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 19
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #1. Imperial Coconut Porter (Imperial Porter)
--- #2. Black Pearl (Imperial Porter)
--- #4. Double Overhead Double IPA (Imperial IPA)

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#1. Kona Brewing Co.

- Number of top beers in Hawaii: 21
- Highest ranked beers in Hawaii:
--- #8. Vanilla Thrilla (American Imperial Stout)
--- #11. Black Sand Porter (American Porter)
--- #25. Island Colada Cream Ale (Cream Ale)

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