A passion for great beer has guided this couple up the long and eventful road to opening a new taproom in San Juan Bautista
Fran and Sean Fitzharris at their brewery. Photo by Lynsie Larkin.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY LYNSIE LARKIN AND MICHELLE MAGDALENA
Brewery Twenty Five, just outside of San Juan Bautista, is a little hard to find. It sits on top of a steep hill behind the house of brewery owners Fran and Sean Fitzharris. This rugged spot is not the most ideal place for a brewery.
“It’s a fun story now, but we lost a keg rolling down the hill,” Fran says. “It just broke my heart at the time.” Then there’s the challenge of getting equipment into the brewery. “Getting these two fermenters up the hill was an … Read More