Top 7 Breweries in Ventura County Coast


From Topa Topa Brewing Company in Ventura to Institution Ale Company in Camarillo, Ventura County Coast has a huge craft breweries scene. Buy a flight of beer and get ready for takeoff with our breweries! Check out our top 7 breweries below!

Anacapa Brewing Company

The Anacapa Brewing Company is located on Downtown Ventura’s lively Main Street. Anacapa is Ventura’s only brewery/restaurant, aka “brewpub.” They serve hand-crafted ales and lagers produced in their 12-tank stainless steel brewery. Grab a pint, grab a bite and relax.

For location details, visit their website here.

Casa Agria Specialty Ales

Casa Agria Speciality Ales is a small brewery focused on mixed fermentation farmhouse style ales and barrel-aged wild ales. Their beer uses locally-grown fruit to craft world-class flavor. Worth a visit whether you are in the area of going out of your way for a pint, Casa Agria offers options outside of your typical pale ales.

For location details, visit their website here.

Institution Ale Company

This family-owned micro-brewery in Camarillo is regarded as a favorite for locals and visitors alike. This homegrown brewery offers beers on tap, in a can and a great selection of foodstuffs to fill the beer belly, including pizzas and soft pretzels.

For location details, visit their website here.

MadeWest Brewing Company

MadeWest was created by two California natives looking to share their knowledge of quality, handmade craft beers. With beautiful outdoor seating and an industrial aesthetic inside, the MadeWest Brewing Company offers the ultimate California beer experience.

For location details, visit their website here.

Poseidon Brewing Company

Poseidon Brewing Company is known for their creative, interesting brews and is regarded as one of the best local breweries in Ventura County.  Whether you are feeling like grabbing a cold Battleship Blonde Ale or Ironclad Irish Red Ale, you will not leave disappointed. It’s a small space with a big heart.

For location details, visit their website here.

Surf Brewery

Ventura is known across the country for its legendary surfing, so it makes perfect sense that this self-proclaimed surf brewery pays homage to the surf lifestyle.  With exciting beers like Foam Board Sour Blonde Ale and the County Line Rye Pale APA, it can be difficult to choose. If you can’t decide, order a longboard sampler and try them all.

For location details, visit their website here.

Topa Topa Brewing Company

Choose from 16 rotating taps of hand-crafted beers from this popular location. With an emphasis on thinking big, but staying small, Topa Topa Brewing Company gives you a true taste of the Ventura County Coast.

For location details, visit their website here.

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