Surf Brewery Mondo’s

Surf Brewery Mondo’s Blonde Ale: As Santa Barbara’s brewery balloon continues to inflate with quality quaffers, a slow, steady tide keeps rising from down south in Ventura, where Surf Brewery reliably pumps out creative yet clean craft beers.

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Mondo’s Blonde Ale, which is named after the newbie-friendly wave south of La Conchita, is one such example: crisp and sessionable in the American cream ale style, yet malty, unfiltered, and tweaked with a bit of corn.

The 22-ouncer, which can be found at most grocery and liquor stores in town, goes down way too easy, perfect with sandy beaches, sunny barbecues, or spicy tacos.


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