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Sheraton Maui and Maui Brewing Co. to celebrate Maui Craft Session 2013

By Staff | Apr 25, 2013

KAANAPALI – The Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa has partnered with Maui Brewing Company, Southern Wine and Spirits, and General Cigar to kick off its inaugural “Maui Craft Session” event on May 10.

Maui Craft Session will be a celebration of the craft industries of beer, whisky and cigars. This inaugural event will take place on the Sheraton Maui’s Ocean Lawn with legendary Pu’u Keka’a as the backdrop.

The evening will highlight industries rooted in small batch production with handmade products sourced from the finest ingredients, utilizing time-honored methods.

Thoughtful pairings created through the collaboration of industry leaders, aficionados and fans will be offered, elevating and complimenting each craft.

“The timing of this event serves as Maui’s kickoff to American Craft Beer Week, which culminates at Maui Brewer’s Festival,” said Brandon Maeda, director of Food & Beverage at the Sheraton Maui.

“This synergistic partnership unites our industry’s bests in their respective crafts encompassing ‘crate, cask and barrel.’ As the inaugural showcase event, we invite those who share our passion for the craft industry to come join us in this evening of celebration and inspiration.”

Maui Brewing Co. is well-known for its handcrafted ales and lagers brewed with aloha. With a strong commitment to the environment and to truly local production, their mission is to make the highest quality craft beer using sustainable processes and local ingredients whenever possible. As Hawaii’s largest craft brewery, Maui Brewing Co. continues to brew 100 percent of its products in Hawaii.

General Cigar Company is one of the world’s foremost manufacturers and marketers of premium cigars. With artisans in the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Nicaragua, General Cigar’s portfolio of acclaimed brands includes Macanudo, Cohiba, Partagas, La Gloria Cubana, CAO, Hoyo de Monterrey, Excalibur and Foundry.

A limited number of tickets are available for $79 and may be reserved by calling (808) 921-4600 or visiting www.sheraton-maui.com.