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Events, Geology, Uncategorized, Wildlife / Environmental Community, Gaviota Coast Conservancy, gaviotamovie.com, GCC, Night Lizard Brewing Company, West Coast California  BY JANET KOED ON JULY 28, 2021 What is a Night Lizard? A night lizard could be a small local reptile rescued from the brink of extinction, or it could be the Santa Barbara craft brewing company, showing...

BY NATALIE WHITE ON JUNE 9, 2021 As many local Santa Barbarians may know by now, the West Mesa of the San Marcos Foothills is at risk of being developed into luxury residential property. This area is the last open space, native grassland in Santa Barbara...

John Nasser and his son, Chip, help run the family owned Night Lizard Brewing Company in Santa Barbara. (Photo and article by IAN SHANTZ/TORONTO SUN) Of course, no food and drink landscape would be complete without a fantastic collection of craft breweries — and Santa Barbara...

BY KATIE MILLER ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2019 What pairs best with my craft beer? Local brewing company Night Lizard’s answer might surprise you. As the craft beer and brewery industry has grown tremendously both nationally and locally, Night Lizard strives not only to make great beer...

Our wild yeast capture program went like this…. First, we made 12 mason jars of neutral, low IBU wort (sugary, pre-beer mixture). Then we placed these mason jars, with open cheesecloth covered tops, at 12 different locations around Santa Barbara. We let the mason jars sit...

  Vatting is a process that has been used by brewers for centuries.  In its most basic form, it is the “art” of blending alcohol.  In the beer brewing community, vatting has been used to manufacture Guinness for over 400 years in Ireland.  Fun fact: They...

  Our Northern German Style Pils is a Golden Lager brewed with Pilsner Malt, German Lager Yeast, Filtered Central Coast Water, and German Hops from three different regions. Pilsners originally began in Czechoslovakia but during the industrial revolution they were brewed in many parts of europe. In this way the...

Friday, January 25, 2019 by BRIAN YAEGER When a wine is designated a grand cru, a term meaning “great growth,” it’s traditionally an indication that the grapes hail from the best land of an already-esteemed vineyard. And since there’s a saying, “Grapes make wine, people make beer,”...