It's the most exciting week of the year...Hawaii Craft Beer Week!
We teamed up with 3 different breweries on the island to create some awesome beers in celebration of beer week. Check out the details and stories behind each collab!
Village beer X HANA KOA BREWING
CRUSH HELLES HELLES LAGER
When two minds of metal nature desire to create the ultimate crushable stage beer, the world will know melodic magic. Such a thing occurred between Tim (Village) and Josh (Hana Koa). Tim, being the all-knowing of things beer, and Josh, being the lover of all things lager, jumped at the chance to brew this German-style Helles rightfully dubbed “Crush Helles”. Stage dive into an aroma of sweet honey and golden raisins then crowd surf a brisk clean malty palate to a crispy finish. This is the embodiment of what brewers strive for and what Ozzy would hope for if he showed up to rage as the Prince of Darkness.
A LOOK BEHIND THE COLLAB
Tim from Village is everyone's best friend. He does a great job of cultivating community and developing relationships with breweries from all over the world. When we were launching outside sales, Chrissie reached out to Tim to do a collaboration beer.
While discussing the ultimate beer we could create as a team, Tim suggested emulating a beer that he had. So we went for it and brewed Crush Helles. A traditional German-style Helles lager that Tim describes as "Bright, crisp, loaded with wonderfully clean malt flavors and finishes with a dry snap. Perfect