March Meeting March 21 2015 @ Villa Wine Bar

Come Join us this Saturday 3/21 Our March meeting will be held at Villa Wine Bar and Kitchen 618 Anacapa Street,downtown Santa Barbara. Judging will be at 1pm and general gathering & meeting at 3. The Villa has several choice micro’s on 8 taps and a variety of fine foods. They also have Wine. The beer of the month: Barbeerian Common (Steam IPA). See you all Saturday. Everyone is invited.

22oz Bottles of White Chocolate Ale

We have extra bottles of The Sonoran White Chocolate from our 12 beers of Xmas. (not available in Ca). If you want us to set you aside a 22oz bottle or two give a shout out for $5 each.sonoran This is a very popular beer. If you can wait, we can hold until the Feb meeting. Let us know if you want yours.

Comment your needs on facebook- Santabarbeerians, or email for a pick up time.

a brief history of barBEERians

Twenty Years of Zymerlogical Thrill Seeking
A History of the Santa Barbeerians
Chapter 1: The Beginning

Hearken back with me to the dark days before Barbeerians roamed the earth. The early 90’s, a less enlightened period when there was no Beer Camp, no Twelve Beers of Christmas, and damn few places where you could even buy a drinkable beer. Yet all was not darkness on the Santa Barbara homebrew scene. Continue reading


Neomexicanus. I received a shoebox full of hops and a scrawny looking hop rhizome in the mail in November of 2009. My sister lives in Questa, New Mexico. She told me about her friend that had found wild hops growing in the mountains there. He was cultivating them in his backyard and they were also growing a few plants in my sister’s backyard too. They are not brewers so they sent me a couple pounds worth of their fall harvest. Continue reading

November Meeting

Silly judging and the November meeting is upon us!

Bring your Experimental Beer (TEN, 12 oz. bottles) if you will be at the meeting by 2:00. We will be sending the beers home with El Presidente (to keep safe) who can only attend the meeting for a short time on Saturday. Print out your description that is the same as your original that was turned in last month. We will distribute them the following weekend, location TBD. This is being done so those who can not make it to the meeting can drop off their beer anytime between now and next Thursday (11/13) to El Presidente’s house. The address will be provided if you need it. Continue reading