Our Brews

Each of our brews is named after an endangered species from the Central Coast of California. Interested in ordering a keg? Contact chipthenightlizard@gmail.com for more info!

Currently On Tap

Callipe Kombucha – Gluten Free

A bright and refreshing hard kombucha made with black tea. Native to the central coast, the endangered Callippe Silverspot Butterfly and their young feed solely on Viola Plants.

Kombucha |  5% ABV  |  0 IBU  |  2 SRM
Song Sparrow Sour
(Rotating Flavor)

Rotating flavors. The current sour on tap is cherry lime!

Berliner Weisse | 5.6% ABV | 20 IBU | 5 SRM
Gnatcatcher IPA

A New England “Hazy” Indian Pale Ale. This fruity, juicy IPA is huge on Mosaic, Citra, and Idaho 7 flavors. Named after the endangered coastal Gnatcatcher, this species was heavily predated on by brown-headed cow birds.

IPA | 6.6% ABV | 40 IBU | 5.5 SRM

Our rotating hard seltzer. Keep an eye out for new flavors!

Night Claw Hard Seltzer (Rotating Flavor)
Hard Seltzer | 5% ABV
Grand Cru Vintage Ale 2020

Belgian Golden Strong Ale fermented using a combination of French Saison, Brettanomyces, and novel local wild yeast. Notes of Clove, Orange, Coriander, and Cardamon with a crisp wine like finish.

Grand Cru  |  10% ABV  |  5 IBU  |  20 SRM
Bush Mallow German Blonde

A refreshing crisp ale. Munich Malt and Pure Idaho 2-row are featured in this ale. Growing in steep canyons of the channel islands, this endangered shrub has pink, lavender, or white flowers in spring.

Blonde Ale | 5.8% ABV | 20 IBU | 5 SRM
Night Lizard Lager

Our flagship lager is aged for at least 120 days. Clean, crisp, no filters or additives of any kind. Nothing to hide!!

Lager  |  4.5% ABV  |  12 IBU  |  2 SRM
Live Forever IPA

A dry San Diego style double IPA. Piney, resinous, floral and dank. This rare endangered succulent is native to Santa Barbara Island and has bright yellow flowers.

IPA | 7.6% ABV | 65 IBU | 3.6 SRM
Tiger Salamander Saison

A rustic farmhouse ale with a floral/spicy nose and a dry yet slightly funky finish. This endangered amphibian has been heavily impacted by the drought facing the central coast.

Saison  |  7.2% ABV  |  5 IBU  |  4.2 SRM
Suncup German Pilsner

A traditional Northern German Pilsner. Bread-like malt backbone and classic German hop flavors.

German Pilsner | 5.2% ABV | 37 IBU | 3 SRM
Goby Brut IPA

This IPA is extra-dry, carb reduced, crisp and smooth!

IPA | 6.9% ABV | 50 IBU | 2 SRM

Out of Rotation

Torreyana IPA
California IPA | 6.5% | ABV 115 | IBU 7 SRM
Arroyo Alt
Altbier | 9% ABV | 47 IBU | 22 SRM
Spotted Owl Saison
Saison | 3.5% ABV | 19 IBU | 6 SRM
Blue Whale Cream Ale
California Cream Ale | 5.8% ABV | 20 IBU | 17 SRM
Pussypaws Porter
Porter | 5.5% ABV | 36 IBU | 40 SRM
Anacapa IPA
California IPA | 8% ABV | 98 IBU | 17 SRM
Fairy Shrimp SMaSH
Pale Ale | 6.2% ABV | 60 IBU | 3.8 SRM
Goldenstar Pilsner
German Pilsner | 5% ABV | 30 IBU | 2.6 SRM
Yuzu Mijiu DWit

Yuzu and house made Mijiu blended into our double Belgian White Ale.

DWit | 9.3% ABV |4 IBU | 6 SRM
Nitro Scripps Stout
Stout  |  6.5% ABV  |  19 IBU  |  28 SRM
Scripps Stout
Stout | 6 % ABV | 19 IBU | 70 SRM
Old Man and The Sea
Triple IPA  |  12% ABV  |  87 IBU  |  5.2 SRM
1388 Pale Ale
Pale Ale  |  5.2% ABV  |  55 IBU  |  3.6 SRM
Island Fox Red

A malty, nutty, bready red ale with a sweet caramel finish. An easy drinking, full-bodied, meat and potatoes beer. Named after the Channel Island Fox, the largest mammal endemic to the islands, yet one of the smallest foxes in the world.

Red Ale | 6.5 % ABV |  26 IBU | 22 SRM
Marsh Mouse Session
Session IPA |  5.5% ABV  |  60 IBU  |  3 SRM
Delta Smelt S’mores Stout
Stout  |  6.8% ABV  |  20 IBU  |  28 SRM
Barley Wine
Barley Wine| 14% ABV | 20 IBU | 6 SRM
Barberry Brett

Belgian strong ale aged over 1 year, tropical fruit & brett forward.

Brett | 15% ABV | 2 IBU | 3 SRM
Lupine Porter

A traditional English porter with heavy caramel, toffee and toasted nut notes, with a slightly chocolatey sweet finish. This endangered flower is endemic to the dunes of San Luis Obispo. Only 700 plants remain!

English Porter  |  7.2% ABV |  22 IBU  |  30 SRM
Monkeyflower Double White Ale

This double strength Belgian Wit has plenty of white wheat, oats, local  meyer lemons and oranges. Native to only 9 locations in Santa Barbara county, this rare endangered plant has bright yellow flowers.

Belgian Wit | 8.5% ABV | 19 IBU | 5.5 SRM

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