Sante Adairius Rustic Ales | Capitola, California
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Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
Excellent based on 26 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

103 Kennedy Dr
Capitola, California United States 95910 [ print map ]
831 462 1227 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Tu-Fr 3-8 & Sa-Su 12-8

Mayor: bytemesis (29) | Taps: 10 | Bottles: Varies

Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

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Beer Available At Sante Adairius Rustic Ales (arranged by most recent)
Sante Adairius Simple: Equinox , Sante Adairius Simpleton 99, Sante Adairius Dog Disco , Sante Adairius There She Gose 97, Sante Adairius Doble Lupulo 97, Sante Adairius Human Kindness 95, Sante Adairius Aptos St. Blues , Sante Adairius Four Legs Good 95, Sante Adairius Fruit Punch #2 100, Sante Adairius Farmhouse Noir 99, Sante Adairius Chavez 97, Sante Adairius Little Quibble 95, Sante Adairius Palimpsest , Sante Adairius / Triple Rock Barrel Aged Cellarman 99, Sante Adairius Fruit Punch #1 100, Sante Adairius / Tired Hands I See A Darkness 93, Sante Adairius I See a Tartness 92, Sante Adairius Barrel Aged Fumare 96, Sante Adairius Always in Life 96, Sante Adairius Silver Lies 93
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26 reviews for Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
 Ambiance  83%
 Service  92%
 Selection  78%
 Food N/A 
 Value  83%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
mcberko  (479) Vancouver, British Columbia | December 26, 2013
Such an awesome place just outside Santa Cruz, located in an industrial park. Really warm ambience, with lots of standing room outside around barrels. Very dog-friendly place as well. Beer quality is very high and the prices are extremely reasonable for what you get. All in all, just an awesome place you have to make the trip to when in San Fran / San Jose / Santa Cruz, etc.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun  (56) Santa Monica, California | December 12, 2013
Overall awesome place! Amazing beer selection (small) but growing.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
brokensail  (1029) Orange County, California | December 9, 2013
At long last, made it here. The tasting room isnít really much of one, was relegated to the outside. They had 6 beers on tap, half of which were new, and a couple bottles available (in house only on the one I really wanted). Really friendly service and pretty damn solid beers. Prices are good. Crowd was quite laid back and friendly.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
illidurit  (20) San Francisco, California | December 7, 2013
What can I say about this place. Not only does SARA make the best beer for 100 miles in any direction, theyíve built an incredible community, and I donít say that lightly. Everything here is the best.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
MattH  (58) California | September 21, 2013
Cool little place filled with what looked like mostly local people and a few dogs. Friendly service. Great beer. They also donít cheat you on your pour. They fill the tulip to the top. They did not offer flights, but they did offer half glasses. Prices were good, especially if you are used to Los Angeles prices. My only complaint is that there are only five taps. I wanted more.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
vvesside  (4) California | August 23, 2013
Great beer and friendly people! I will come back to this place as often as I can.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
mrhoppy  (226) Santa Clara, California | July 20, 2013
This is a small joint but its place you donít want to miss. Epic beer.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
t0rin0  (1503) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 18, 2013
Visited June 8, 2013.

Iíve been hearing so much about this place and the last two times I was in the area they werenít open so I decided that I had to check them out (especially after gummybearscantsailís tasting of all the bottles offered by Sante Adairius). On a Saturday afternoon there were a fair amount of customers already but it was a comfortable atmosphere with a "patio" roped off outside, some barrels to use as tables, and a band playing in the parking lot.

The service was very friendly and were happy to explain some things about the beer. Unfortunately they dont do samplers/flights but they do half glasses and most of the beers are pretty good. They really only had a couple of styles present when I was there, which were the most popular ones: hoppy, farmhouse, and coffee infused. So far I think my favorites are the Berliner and the Saison Bernice (of which they had bottles for $15).

Getting here sounds more complicated than it really is. Get off of 1 and make 4 rights.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
joeneugs  (178) Livermore, California | June 19, 2013
Iím so glad this place is here now! Capitola has been one of our favorite places to go for years with the only negative thing beingÖno good beer! Not anymore. Word has been spreading about the amazing farmhouse and wild ales coming from SARA and for good reason. If I were to open a brewery, this is how I would do it. A very nice, small tasting room with a small section of parking lot roped off with more barrels and stools. Most of the time thereís locals sharing beers and chatting. I always meet some friendly characters here. The service is top notch. All the employees are so enthusiastic and passionate about the beers. The only negative at this point is that sometimes they run out of beer because of the small operation. That will change now that they added more tanks. You can order beers by the pint, half pint, or sample all of them. This place is worth going out of your way for.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
joet  (96) Santa Rosa, California | June 6, 2013
Tiny oasis out in a weird part of town. Once you get settled though it unfolds into a tiny paradise of beer. Usually good people around and always amazing brews. Polite and knowledgeable service. Right now this is a hidden gem by international beer people standards.

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