August 2011

Craft Beers Driving Up Sales

Thirsty? Grab a beer!

Just a few years ago it used to be that simple, but now drinkers want more: flavor, new styles, food pairings, and perhaps a beer’s golden ticket: a local origin.

Brewing Beer, Sustainably

Fresh, local, island-brewed beers came to Hawaii’s Big Island in 1995 when Kona Brewing Company introduced Pacific Golden Ale (now Big Wave Golden Ale) and Fire Rock Pale Ale.

Pub Fare Ain't What It Used To Be

Savvy pub operators nationwide have discovered a simple formula that boosts the bottom line: Serve better food and sell more beer, wine and whiskey.

Wine Lists Go Digital

Restaurants across the nation have started making the switch from paper wine lists to digital tablets or iPads.