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Live Soup Brewery Cafe
(Closed)
1602 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz CA 95060
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Notes

Visited: September 16, 1993

Opened: 1993

Closed: 1995

Closed not a moment too soon. Live Soup's brewer used to be Boulder Creek's brewer back when Boulder Creek was making bad beer.

Updated: January 21, 2008

Beer List

    • Date: September 16, 1993 (#390)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 11½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Yellow, some haze but not enough. Poor head. Phenols OK and apple esters. Clove could be stronger. Sweet, some clove, some sour. Fair body but low carbonation.

    • Date: July 8, 1995 (#1088)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 10 points
      Overall Impression (1½)
      Dark amber opaque. Slightly perfumey. Thin, character-free.

  • Robust Porter
    • Date: September 16, 1993 (#391)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black opaque, brown quick head. Coffee aroma and some fruitiness. Good body. Very nice porter flavors.

  • Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
    • Date: July 8, 1995 (#1087)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 10½ points
      Overall Impression (2)
      Yellow, hazy. Sweet, some lemon (BAH!) Thick, wheaty, clean. Not a Hefe at all. Served with lemon.