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Hollister Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Hollister Brewing Co.Hollister Brewing Co.
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

36 Ratings
Ratings: 36
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Active Beers: 65
Beer Ratings: 343
Beer Avg: 3.71
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

6980 Marketplace Drive
Goleta, California, 93117
United States
phone: (805) 968-2810

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(Place added by: JayTheFinn on 05-18-2007)
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Photo of Hodgie-Wood
2.66/5  rDev -34.6%

Food and atmosphere was very pleasing, waiters and waitresses nice, food average, however;
if you're serious about the quality of the beer you want to enjoy then, you may not want to purchase a growler and refill here because they won't even bother rinsing out the growler you bring in with water or a cleaning solution. Any quality brewmaster would insist on having his/her staff trained and proactive about having a clean growler go back to their dedicated clientele. That does not seem to be the case here at Hollister brewery so for that reason only I have to score it very low in the category of quality.

Hodgie-Wood, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of AleHunter805
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

AleHunter805, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of emagana
3.38/5  rDev -17%

I drop in on a Thursday for lunch. Wow. It was busy. Luckily I got a place near the bar. The bar was full and they have stools and bar like tables facing the opposite way from the bar. It made it always to order anything as the bar tender was my hostess. I had to yell over people shoulders in order to get a beer and food. Not my cup of tea.
Short of disappointed in till I got my sampler. The sampler tray of beers only comes with 6 slots. In fact they had more on tap and one cashed ale. I had to choose which I wanted to try. I was amaze on te quality and have to say that thy do have great beer.
I tried their 10 feet shadow or something like that. It was an amazing oatmeal stout. I highly recommend this place for those of you looking for a great beer.

emagana, Nov 20, 2010
Photo of Gobzilla
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Gobzilla, Feb 09, 2014
Photo of irishpride
3.5/5  rDev -14%

irishpride, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of Floydster
3.63/5  rDev -10.8%

This was the one stop we made on the way up to San Luis Obispo a few weeks back although we stopped at a bunch of different places on the way back, we pulled into a shopping center with a Costco, phone store, several places to eat, etc., weird area for a place like this to be in my opinion, atmosphere was a little bizarre too, place just seemed like a little bit nicer version of BJs, more food centric than beer, it was super clean and had a lot of people dining in, we were the only ones at the small bar, service was okay but would expect more from the bartender as we were the only ones he was really helping and he barely said a word the whole time, they had twelve different beers all made by themselves on tap and one of the offerings of cask too which was their Double IPA, I had three ten ounce beers while I was here including Pope IPA, Hip Hop DIPA, and their dreaded Irish Red which is one of the worst beers I have had in quite some time, wish I was hungry when we went here because the tacos a lot people seemed to be eating looked good, the beers were good, average, and bad from the three I tried, as was this place in general, it was just mediocre to me all the way around, might be because I expected a lot more after hearing so many great things but it is a good spot for the area it is in, I would stop back here in the future

Floydster, Sep 15, 2009
Photo of sillyhed8
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

sillyhed8, Apr 09, 2014
Photo of heatherzbeer
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

heatherzbeer, May 15, 2014
Photo of drewone
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

drewone, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of GeorgeH
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

GeorgeH, Dec 13, 2013
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Hollister Brewing Co. in Goleta, CA
91 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.