Posts Tagged ‘ beer ’

What’s Your Deal, Annie Pautsch?

January 25, 2015
What’s Your Deal, Annie Pautsch?

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Cheap(er) fun: “Retro Nights” at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

July 29, 2014
Cheap(er) fun: “Retro Nights” at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Looking for an affordable night out for the kids or just looking for a way to feel like a kid again yourself? That’s what the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s so-called “retro nights” are made for. On Monday and Tuesday nights through the end of summer, all rides at the Boardwalk are just a buck a…

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Sante Adairius in the Wall Street Journal

June 22, 2014

Completely forgot to post this one earlier this month… The hits keep on a-coming for Capitola’s Sante Adairius Rustic Ales. This time, the critics’ darling of breweries got a mention in that famed paper of record, the Wall Street Journal. Heading south, urban grit gives way to soil; vines sprout. This is wine country. And…

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Sante Adairius selected as a Serious Eats’ “Brewery to Watch”

January 15, 2014

The foodie site Serious Eats has just informed its readership of what many of us locals already know: Sante Adairius Rustic Ales in Capitola is a brewery to watch. From the website: I’d heard a little buzz, but Sante Adairius Rustic Ales really came to my attention in January of 2013 when a friend dropped by with…

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Sante Adairius opens new expanded tasting room

January 13, 2014
Sante Adairius opens new expanded tasting room

If you’ve been to Sante Adairius Rustic Ales, you know how it can get a bit too intimate in the tasting room on a busy day. Well, in response to the craft brewery’s continually increasing popularity, owners Tim Clifford and Adair Paterno have expanded the tasting room.  

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Sante Adairius-themed Halloween costume

October 31, 2013
Sante Adairius-themed Halloween costume

From the Sante Adairius Rustic Ales Facebook page comes what will likely be my favorite Halloween costume all day: Someone dressed up as the brewery’s West Ashley, a bottle release of which attracted dozens of people to the Capitola spot Saturday.

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Seventh annual organic homebrew challenge set for Saturday

October 15, 2013
Seventh annual organic homebrew challenge set for Saturday

Today is the last day to enter your beer in the national organic homebrewing competition, the seventh such event held by Seven Bridges Cooperative.  The winner of the contest – which will be judged Saturday - will be brewed at Thirsty Bear Organic Brewing Company, a San Francisco-based organically certified brewery and gastropub. The second and…

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The Can Van visits Santa Cruz

August 28, 2013
The Can Van visits Santa Cruz

Canned beer is starting to become not only accepted by even the most steadfast of beer geeks, but in fact, it’s even starting to be preferred amongst some craft beerheads. Though canned beer still likely conjures up images of such low-brow brews as Genny Cream Ale and hipster fave, Pabst Blue Ribbon, more of the…

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Discretion, Sante Adairius get shoutouts from the San Jose Mercury News

August 21, 2013

Not only does our coffee keep getting accolades, but now our beer does too. Sante Adairius Rustic Ales in Capitola has become something of a beer critics’ darling and the San Jose Mercury News sings their praises in an article published Tuesday. Author Jay Brooks is also delighted by Discretion Brewery in Soquel, which opened…

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Peter B.’s takes top honors at California Beer Festival

August 13, 2013
Peter B.’s takes top honors at California Beer Festival

  The California Beer Festival came, saw and conquered in Aptos this past weekend.  The judges panel including KSBW videographer Tom Lopez, Doug Maher of Sante Adairius Rustic Ales and AJ’s Market, and Mike Blaesser, Sentinel internet wizard and founder of Cruz Brews. The intrepid judges sipped their way through some 27 brews in a blind…

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