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Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

Not Rated.
Sante Adairius Rustic AlesSante Adairius Rustic Ales
BEER AVG
4.19/5
Based on:
95 Beers
386 Reviews
Place Score: 97
Reviews: 34
Visits: 145
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

103 Kennedy Dr
Capitola, California, 95010-3640
United States
phone: (831) 295-8190

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @santeadairius

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Place added by: illidurit on 01-08-2012

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Reviews: 34 | Visits: 145
Reviews by afrokaze:
Photo of afrokaze
4.3/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

I was hyped to hear that a new nanobrewery was opening in Capitola, and after some delays I have to say that they exceeded my expectations. Tim and Adair are really nice people who put their hearts into making something special, and it shows. Even though the place is tiny (seats about 16 or so), it has a nice open ambiance with good music always playing and simple decorations highlighting the raw ingredients used in the brewing process. 6 taps as of now, with the lineup always changing but all their creations are loosely Belgian/farmhouse inspired and delicious. Make sure to try the Brewer's Beard and Nonna's Blend if possible, and look out for bottles to hit the local markets soon. A great start for a great local brewery making unique and tasty beers! (762 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Getalegup
4.4/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

I liked this place. I stopped by on a road trip. I talked with bartender, some locals, got a quick tour and tried a couple of beers. There wasn't a big bottle release going on so the place was quite pleasant.
I imagine that it would be super crowded during a popular release. (275 characters)

Photo of mikepcarney
4.65/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of BeerBucks
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of benzalman
4.43/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Martin_carvalho
4.83/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Super chill place. One of the Brewers Bought us a bottle of in-house only Lucybelle. Super nice act. (100 characters)

Photo of domdomdomdom
4.36/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Nice spot just outside of Santa Cruz (in Capitola). Good beer with relatively limited seating. If possible, get there early in the day when they open! (152 characters)

Photo of SanFranJake
4.42/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Not really a place that you'd happen to be by to drop in at but worth a stop if you're headed to Monterey or Santa Cruz from the Bay Area or to the Bay from SoCal.
It's a tiny place but I guess if I think of the tasting area in the scope of say, Russian River, it's maybe 1/3-1/2 the size, so not too tiny.
There were I'd say eight to ten beers on-tap and three available in bottles, of which one was only for on-site consumption and while the half/full pour prices varied (both very reasonable given the quality of the beer) the bottles were $17/750ml.
It was packed, especially as we were leaving, but the counter servers weren't snotty or in any way rude, which was nice. I think it could have something to do with the fact the customers know the beer and it;s not a "LETS GET DRUNK" type of place.
There were bbq menus but I'm not sure if the food came from a grill in the same complex (the location is pretty odd) or they delivered, but it was BBQ and looked good.
No reservations about stopping in again what so ever. I'm starting to get into the sour crazy and this place fed my thirst 100% (1,099 characters)

Photo of tleaver33
4.03/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of SFCraft
4.8/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Mburk
4.8/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of suckaj
4.55/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of spointon
4.83/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of CJNAPS
4.59/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of James_Michaud91
4.8/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of wallbj
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Lilman831
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best place to get beer in Santa Cruz county by far. I have yet to be disappointed by any of there beers. (104 characters)

Photo of shanrath
4.93/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of vanderhaak
4.86/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ejohicke
4.97/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Leftofthedial
4.73/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of RolandBlunts
4.79/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

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4.56/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Telly13
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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4.64/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

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Sante Adairius Rustic Ales in Capitola, CA
97 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.