‘One beer, brewed by many’: Local Hawaiian brewer uses shared IPA recipe to replenish wildfire relief

Brew Gentlemen co-founder and CEO Matt Katase checks his mash lauter tun while he brews his Kokua Project Session IPA on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, in Braddock. (Benjamin B. Braun/Post-Gazette)

Brew Gentlemen’s co-founder Matt Katase put down roots in Pittsburgh 15 years ago to study chemistry at Carnegie Mellon University. But he’s never lost his love for the Big Island of Hawaii, where he and his younger sister, Alina, grew up.