Central Coast, California is Beer Country


Central Coast

Craft Beer Tour Stops


On a walk around Paso Robles you will find many small shops, restaurants, and interesting architectural features.

A Paso Robles local winery tasting room.


To most of the world the Central Coastal region of California is synonymous with wine country... and with good reason. But, the Central Coast is also great craft beer country. 

Along Highway 101 from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara, several stand-out artisan breweries are a must visit for any wine and beer lover. 

Click below to learn more about these great local breweries:

Firestone Walker Brewing Company in Paso Robles and Buellton

Downtown Brewing in Paso Robles

Figueroa Mountain Brewing in Buellton

Telegraph Brewing Co. in Santa Barbara

Central Coast Brewing in San Luis Obispo

Creekside Brewing in San Luis Obispo

Einhorn Beer Company in San Luis Obispo

Tap It Brewing in San Luis Obispo

Pismo Brewing in Pismo Beach

Dunbar Brewing in Santa Margarita

Firestone Walker Brewing Company is the brightest  star among Central Coast breweries. It’s one you don’t want to miss.

Downtown Brewing Company is located in this building, which is just off the Paso Robles town plaza. Stop in to sample their handcrafted ales and to grab a quick bite.


The outlined area on the map shows Central Coast’s craft beer region. The symbols mark the location of craft breweries.

While visiting the great wineries in the Central Coast don’t forget to take time to stop in at least a couple of the great craft breweries. If you haven’t before experienced the work of today’s best artisan brewers, you are in for a real treat.

The beers of the Central Coast range from light, crisp and refreshing to big and rich. They pair with food as well as any other beverage.