5 Ways to Enjoy Beer on the Central Coast

Craft Beer is having its moment, all across the country! IPAs and microbreweries galore have been popping up around San Luis Obispo County, and it’s heaven for anyone who really enjoys beer.

Tin City: The Central Coast’s Newest Tasting Experience

Tin City is Paso Robles’ newest, most unique tasting experience. Located in an industrial park just south of Paso Robles, Tin City is home to over 20 winery, distillery, and brewery tasting rooms. Though Tin City is just a few years old, the 20-acre complex is a “drinker’s paradise,” says Patrick Brooks, partner at Tin City’s premiere craft spirit distillery, Wine Shine. This urban wine trail has garnered attention from locals and visitors for its easy navigation and full variety. At this early point in Tin City’s fledgling years, however, not every tasting destination has regular daily hours. Some, including BarrelHouse…

Visiting Brewers featured at the California Festival of Beers

Here on the Central Coast, we are spoiled with immediate access to local breweries and distilleries. With so many beers to choose from on our own turf, sometimes we can forget about all the other amazing breweries from around the nation that we have yet to try. Luckily, at the California Festival of Beers happening Memorial Day weekend at the Madonna Inn, you’ll have the chance to sample beers from local breweries and visiting breweries alike. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the brewers who don’t call the Central Coast their home: Deschutes Brewery – Oregon Central Oregon’s flagship brewpub,…

FeBREWERY Favorites at SLO Craft Beer Fest

Good beer is something to celebrate all year long, especially when we’re fortunate enough to see new local breweries popping up around the Central Coast more each year. But with the SLO Craft Beer Fest coming up on February 24th and 25th at the Alex Madonna Expo Center, there’s no time like the present to raise a toast to our favorite beers and try new ones. At the festival, enjoy unlimited beer samples, special beer and food pairings, live music, and even educational beer seminars. Hosted by Pouring for Good, the event is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of…

SLO Craft Beer Festival

  Beer, food, & fun! The SLO (San Luis Obispo) Craft Beer Festival is this weekend from February 26-27th, at the Alex Madonna Expo Center, which is adjacent to the famous Madonna Inn.  Tickets are still available for Friday and the weekend pass! Tickets include a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer samples, selected food samples, and access to all the great music. There will be additional food available for purchase. In addition to all the beer, food, and fun, there will be guest speakers in the field: Chuck Hiigel of Wine Warehouse, Tyler Clark of Libertine Pub, and Vanessa North…