Toasts ring out on Santa Clara property at the Golden State Brewery. Open Tuesday through Friday from 3 to 9 p.m., Saturday from 12 to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 12 to 5 p.m. friends gather for a rambunctious good time. Beers are handcrafted, robust and flavored with a twist. Favorite tastes are combined in the Cold Brew Coffee Stout. Ales are refreshing. Poppy Pale Ale, Heritage Honey Ale and Golden Gate Red Ale rule the regular menu. Locals love the watermelon blond. Indecisive drinkers indulge in six pack samplers therefore not having to choose just one brew.
As the seasons change so do the beers. Current seasonal selections are mouthwatering. Just in time for autumn, Cinnabrown holds hints of nutmeg and cinnamon. Those suffering from annual pumpkin spice obsession adore sips of the Pumpkin Pie Milk Stout. The single malt, single hop Strawberry is light, airy and a bit fruity as one would expect from its name.
A Seasonal Tap List Always Offers Something New to Try for Those Living in Santa Clara
History here is as bold as the beer served. The Santa Clara property boasts the title of first brewery in the city following the prohibition period. Found in the old Memorex Building the tap room center is center stage in the brewery. Beer connoisseurs sip tasty suds while watching the creation process right from their bar stools. The Golden State Brewery crafts its blends with a mission in mind. Driven to “make great beer, have fun and care about the community” a light hearted atmosphere pairs with a stalwart commitment.
Man’s best friend sometimes wants to come along for the ride. At the brewery pups are more than welcome. Tailwaggers living in Santa Clara are adored. Staff members add pictures of furry friends to the Dog Wall of Fame. There’s often a bit of action on the grounds. Times are laid back with yoga in the brewery. Crowds line up for Food Truck Fridays and beer and cheese pairings. Movie nights are shared with friends and family. Everyone’s up for a good old time at the Golden State Brewery. Come take a load off and savor an ice cold, hand crafted beer.