Kona Beer Origins Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (CBA) is settling a class action alleging it gave consumers the impression that its Kona Brewing Company Beer was brewed in Hawaii. The complaint claimed that the beer was deceptively advertised, because it is brewed in the continental US. 

Docket Number:


Company: Craft Brew Alliance

Filing Deadline: October 7, 2019

Class Period: February 28, 2013 to June 14, 2019

Objection Deadline: October 7, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: October 7, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: December 19, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof of purchase, but you are eligible for a greater award if you do.


You may be eligible if you bought a 4-pack, 6-pack, 12-pack, or 24-pack of Kona beer, between February 28, 2013 and June 14, 2019.

Eligible varieties of Kona Beer include Longboard Island Lager, Hanalei IPA, Castaway IPA, Big Wave Golden Ale, Lemongrass Luau, Wailua Wheat, Fire Rock Pale Ale, Pipeline Porter, Lavaman Red Ale, Koko Brown Ale, Kua Bay IPA, Gold Cliff IPA, Kanaha Blonde Ale, Liquid Aloha Variety Pack, Island Hopper Variety Pack, Happy Mahalo Variety Pack, and Wave Rider Tandem Pack. Kona Beers that were sold without packaging (such as single bottles, single cans, and draft beer) are not included. 

Typical Settlement Amount:

Awards differ according to package sizes: $1.25 for each 4-pack or 6-pack, $2 per 12-pack, and $2.75 per 24-pack. Maximum without proof: $10 per household. Maximum with proof: $20 per household.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Faruqi & Faruqi LLP
The Wand Law Firm

Claim Form: Kona Beer Origins Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Broomfield v. Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.

Settlement Website: Kona Beer Origins Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
CPT Group, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Broomfield v. Craft Brew Alliance
c/o CPT Group Inc.
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Place of origin