Discretion Brewing

Discretion BrewingDiscretion Brewing
Discretion BrewingDiscretion Brewing
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

2703 41st Ave
Soquel, California, 95073-3104
United States

(831) 316-0662 | map

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Ratings by Mneme1984:
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Rated by Mneme1984 from California

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Aug 01, 2014
More User Ratings:
Rated: 3.79 by Stoutmaster9 from California

Feb 21, 2020
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Reviewed by ahazabinadi from California

4.4/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3
You can see the brewery through large glass windows behind the bar. The seating is limited but the space feels big and airy with high lofted ceilings.
Mar 25, 2018
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Reviewed by roan22 from New Jersey

3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4
We were on vacation and driving to Santa Cruz from Campbell and stopped here in the late afternoon. I was hungry and excited to see they had charcuterie and custom to order spicy ramen noodles I liked the vibe and thanked the chef. I thought their best beer was Jugo Nuevo.
Feb 07, 2018
Rated: 4.16 by crobinso from Colorado

Dec 22, 2017
Rated: 4.19 by kevindp9 from Arizona

Nov 16, 2016
Rated: 3.96 by StoutBoi from New York

Aug 06, 2016
Rated: 3.86 by chrisjws from California

May 16, 2016
Rated: 3.84 by Martin_carvalho from California

Mar 28, 2016
Rated: 4.21 by Anaxagoris from Washington

Jul 23, 2015
Rated: 3.99 by spointon from Illinois

Jul 03, 2015
Rated: 4.38 by mctizzz from California

Apr 03, 2015
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Rated by empireofsage from California

4.23/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4
Chill atmosphere. Lots of 30 somethings and older. The servers are chill, lots of tattoos. Definitely a sandals and t shirts kind of place
Mar 27, 2015
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Reviewed by MikeyGCAP from California

4.64/5  rDev +13.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5
This is not your typical micro-brewery. It's eclectic and dog friendly. The staff and owner are friendly and engaging. A great place to meet friends or have a quick pint after work. It's not a party spot, but more of a neighborhood social experience. The beer is consistently good no matter what the style, and there is always a style to meet most palates.
Feb 08, 2015
Rated: 4.49 by xJMFCx from West Virginia

Jan 27, 2015
Rated: 4 by shescrafty831 from California

Nov 18, 2014
Rated: 4.76 by RandalKay

Nov 11, 2014
Rated: 3.36 by interapig from California

Nov 02, 2014
Rated: 4 by AWA from California

Oct 29, 2014
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Reviewed by QuakeAttack from California

4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25
We have been back several times to Discretion. I love the laid back, local vibe which is kid and family friendly. The beer is good, along with the food (which is a little pricey). Nice people serving, but you have to pickup your food (which is not a problem). It's a little tucked away in a strip mall area and parking can be a little bit of a challenge. Work a visit.
Aug 10, 2014
Rated: 5 by AngryMola from California

Aug 04, 2014
Rated: 3 by greymalkin from California

Jul 02, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by bouncepass from California

Apr 26, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by BeerisUber from Washington

Oct 21, 2013
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Reviewed by mactrail from Washington

3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5
Six taps of interesting beer. The regular lineup with nothing seasonal or unusual. We tried the dark mild, rye IPA, Saison, and a Black Lager.

The place is huge and has the most spotless brewery I have ever seen. It's quite lovely from outside at twilight. Vast high ceilings with a bar up front looking into the glass windows. The guy at the bar was very friendly and came to our table to make sure we knew it was last call for food, and again to see if we needed another beer before last call.

The food was some of the best I've had in a brewpub. They sold out of the local halibut and clams, but the summer squash dish and the sausages with potato salad and pickled carrots were excellent. This is the place to go anywhere between Monterey and Santa Cruz.
Aug 28, 2013
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Reviewed by bradybeer from California

3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4
My wife and I stopped by here recently to check out the new kid on the block. The brewery is located off of 41st Ave not far off the 1. Located in a new building walking in the bar is to the front and the brewing equipment behind this. You can sit at the bar or a table close by. The veers were solid, not adventurous but solid and clean. We had the Czech Pils, Pale Ale, Strong Ale, and a Brown Ale. All were clean and on point for the styles. The food we and, the cheese (Burratta?) app and the halibut were crazy good.

Service was solid, not complaints. This brewery is a plus for the beer scene in Santa Cruz.
Jun 19, 2013
Discretion Brewing in Soquel, CA
Brewery rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 233 ratings