A clasic IPA from the Y2K. Mosaic and Chinook hops ride on a light grain bill made up of half pilsner malt and half 2 row.
Nelson - West Coast IPA
Featuring 100% dry hopping with the distinctly dank but suprisingly light Nelson Sauvin hops.
Light Beam Hazy IPA - 6.4%
Brewed with Citra, Wai-iti, and Mosaic hops and a new yeast from Berkeley Yeast Science. It is bursting with the smell of fresh peaches and passion fruit and goes down smooth and light.
Cali Friends - Hazy Pale Ale - 5.3%
Brewed in collaboration and support for the California Craft Brewers Association, the advocacy and policy organization representing craft breweries. This Hazy pale features tropical Azacca and dank but fruity Nelson Sauvin hops.
Fruit Train DIPA - 8%
Brewed with passion fruit and guava for a blend of hops and fruit that balance eachother in unique complexity.
Train Wreck DIPA - 9.2%
Our hard hitting double IPA featuring Chinook and Simcoe hops goes down so smoth and citrusy that you won't believe that its actually above 9%. You are what you drink.
Brewbarb - Kettle Sour with Apricots and Rhubarb - 6.7%
Delightfuly light and tart with a candy-like note arising on the back end of each sip.
Berry Cool - Blueberry Mint Saison - 5%
A deliciously easy drinker with subtle mint in the background for an unusual refreshing finish.
Logie - Blonde Ale - 4.7%
Named after everyon's favorite blonde, Logan, who has been bartending at Shanty Shack for over 5 years!
Poolside - Pilsner 4.3%
Clean and super crispy pilsner.
Hull and Oats - Witbier - 4.7%
This classic Belgian style witbier is made with corriander and orange zest. We twisted this traditional style by replacing a large portion of wheat for oats which give this beer an extra silky mouthfeel.
Crooked Halo - Belgian Golden Strong - 11%
Dangerously light fruity and dry for an 11% beer.
Crowd favorites that may or may not return to our taps.
Grand Theft Otter - Coconut lager with chilies and lime
Otter 841's favorite beer because it smells like sex wax on a freshly stolen surfboard. This non-traditional beer features a huge hit of coconut followed by lime and a slight hint of chilies.
Oh-la-la Olallieberry Kettle Sour - 6.5%
Tart and refreshing with an intense jammy flavor from Gizdich Ranch Olallieberries.
Train Hopping IPA - 6.5%
Train Hopping is our rotating hop series hazy IPA where different combinations of hops hop on and off the train.
Read All About It Extra Extra Pale Ale - 6.3%
Dry hopped with Chinook and Simcoe hops for notes of oranges, mango, ad passion fruit. A touch lighter than most IPA's so you can enjoy a few while you read.
Jam Sesh Blonde Ale with Strawberries - 6%
A simple malt profile lays down a playful baseline for an explosive melody of strawberry flavor. A touch of lime keeps this beer on beat with a crisp and splashy finish. The perfect beer to enjoy while locked in the groove when jamming on a summer afternoon.
Summer Moon Saison - 5.7%
Summer Moon is our take on a classic saison but with a subtle dry hopped twist. Dry with notes of black pepper from the saison yeast which then blends elegantly into a hop driven fruity finish.
Locals Only Fresh Hop IPA - 6.1%
This fresh hop beer was made with locally grown fresh picked hops from Bonny Doon and Soquel Hills. Once a year we get to enjoy freshly picked hops in all their zesty glory before they get dried, pelletized, and frozen for usage all year. In this beer you can taste the difference fresh hops make.
The Spice of Life - Holiday Spiced Gruit - 6.7%
Bittered with yarrow and ginger instead of hops, then lightly flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and orange peel, this seasonal treat is the liquid essence of fall in Santa Cruz.
Justice Jam Blonde Ale with Blackberries, Boysenberries, and Olallieberries - 5.5%
This juicy smooth blonde ale was brewed in collaboration with Yoga For All Movement, a local non profit with a mission to utilize yoga and mindfulness as a cehicle for social impact and systemic change. $1 from each pint goes to support their programs. In additon we will be cellebrating YFAM's birthday on Thursday, September 23rd with live music from local greats, Wolf Jet. Tickets will be a sliding scale suggested donation and go to support YFAM and the Lakota Peoples Law Project.
Big 'Ole Brown Brew Brah! - Double Brown Ale - 8.5%
Bursting with big, bold, bombacious, base level, flavors.
Derailed DIPA - 8.2%
This double IPA features Simcoe and Summit for a juicy hop flavor that ranges from tropical mango to orange juice. If the flavor doesn't knock your tongue off the tracks the abv will.
Hacked - Hazy IPA - 5.9%
You may have noticed (more like not noticed) that our instagram stream, telling you what's going on at the brewery, has been silent all week. That is because our account got hacked and held for ransom! It's has been a terrifying lesson in internet security and cryptocurrency and we urge you to change your pasword and update your 2 factor security. While you do so, pick up a 4-pack of this juicy IPA with Sultana and Simcoe hops.
Off Trail Pale Ale - 5%
Get off the beaten path with this light crisp pale ale. Dry hopped with Simcoe and Cascade hops for a refreshing bright fruity hop character and a light body. Wherever this beer takes you make sure you pack it out.
Rainbow Sherbert Kettle Sour with Raspberries, Pineapples, and Tangerines - 6.5%
The classic trinity flavor to take your mouth over the rainbow.
No Gray Area - Imperial Stout with cacao and vanilla - 8.5%
Raspberry Raven - Porter with cacao and raspberries
Jala-Pale-Eno - Strong Pale ale with deseeded jalapenos - 7.4%
Razzmanian Devil - Kettle Sour with Raspberries - 6.66%
Thicket - Blackberry Kettle Sour - 6.5%
Unmarked Pilsner - 4.8%
A summertime favorite. Unmarked is lighter with a slightly more american hop profile
Cherry Poppins - Cherry Vanilla Cream Ale
Crooked Halo - Belgian Style Golden Strong Ale - 11%
The Kettle Makes Three - Kettle Sour with Prickly Pear, Guava, and Passionfruit - 7%