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Old 12-12-2011, 12:11 AM   #1
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I am moving from the east coast to Santa Barbara, CA after the holidays. Does anyone know what the LHBS situation is around there? Also - any good beer establishments I should know about?

Looking forward to California Beer!!

 
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Old 12-12-2011, 12:19 AM   #2
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Have fun with that drive. Done it from DE a few times to north WA. Crazy.
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Old 12-19-2011, 11:58 PM   #3
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Isnt really much in the way of LHBS places the closest decent place i have found with a good selection is in San luis Obispo a place called Docs cellar. When you get to SB let me know i havent been able to find many home brewers in this area.

 
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Old 12-20-2011, 12:32 AM   #4
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I'm get my stuff from Surf Brew in Ventura. It's a brewery and has homebrewing supplies.

It's about 30mins south of Santa Barbra

 
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:41 PM   #5
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A year late but I use Valley Brewers up in Solvang. Not a bad drive from SB plus it is an excuse to go to Figueroa Mountain Brewing, love their stout.

 
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:49 PM   #6
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The guy who runs the brewery at Santa Barbara Brewing Co is a BJCP Grand Master IV.

 
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