So Janis Joplin, Dick Dale, and Keith Richards walk into a tap room. There is no punchline. This is simply the reality of Avila Beach's newest hangout, brought to you by the friendly, funky folks at Libertine Brewing Company.Read More
Opening night. The curtain rises. The audience goes wild. It's a rare and unforgettable thrill. For Central Coast Brewing Brewmaster Brendan Gough, the brewery is his stage, the beers his players. After racking up a throng of Great American Beer Festival wins, you could say these beers are actually more like stars.Read More
Silva Brewing Company isn’t “easy” to find, and that’s not a bad thing.
In a corporate world that, more and more, aims to dumb down and homogenize our food and beverage choices, California’s craft beer scene continues to experience a defiant and jubilant renaissance. Will this craft beer explosion ever end? Not if legendary brewer Chuck Silva and his spunky wife, Mary Jo, have anything to do with it.Read More
A wiry and wild-eyed acrylic painting of Iggy Pop overlooks the fermentation room nestled in the corner of Libertine Brewing Company’s newly expanded Broad Street location. The combination tasting room-restaurant-taproom-coffee shop is cavernous—coming in at a little less than 10,000-square-feet—but this is really “where the magic happens.”Read More