M. Special opened a taproom in Goleta in 2015 and was an immediate hit. M. Special is a collective of friends and family from across the world of beer, food, and entertainment. Each member contributes something unique to help create a unique, fun experience, and of course some great beer. The portfolio of beers are diverse, ranging from their flagship M. Special American Lager, some amazing IPA's such as the Greatland IPA and Lazy Eye DIPA, to a rich and flavorful Dozer Brown Ale, and much more.
In addition to the popular taproom in Goleta, M. Special is distributed between Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo including Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. You can find their bottles at most major retailers and independent markets such as Trader Joes, Von's, Albertson's, Whole Foods, Bev Mo, Lazy Acres, and most craft-centric bottle shops. M. Special is also on tap at various bars and restaurants up and down the coast of Central and Southern CA.
M.Special brewery was fortunate enough to partner with one of the most passionate and inventive brewers in the area: Brewmaster Joshua A. Ellis. Ellis is an award winning brewer who specializes in making beers to satisfy the amazingly complex and ever thirsty palates of todays' Zymurgy enthusiasts. His passion for beer was born in his garage as a homebrewer, and has fueled him to literally dozens of awards, medals, and accolades. "I love beer," says Ellis. "Not simply the end product, but the process. I love the craft of beermaking and I love the reward of watching the happy faces of people who enjoy my beer."
At M. Special you will find a family-friendly welcoming space with lot's of good times to be had seven days a week.