In the 805 we have an underlying ethos: do not what you're told, only what you tell yourself. Living where the mountains fall into the sea, character is deeply etched by the rugged, authentic beauty of the Central Coast. The land sets our pace, 805 beer goes down like life here. Balanced. Real.
The freedom and solitude of growing up in a small town along the Central Coast forced Anya Violet to become a creative individual. A product designer by trade, a motorcycle enthusiast by choice, and the co-leader of a well known female motorcycle movement respectfully known as Babes Ride Out. Anya has taken her vision to the next level, whole heartedly sharing her passion and love for riding, inspiring thousands of other women to throw a leg over a bike.
the hubcap stealers
Tired of the cold and miserable weather of the east, Neal Sowers and his family picked up and headed west. They had been drawn here by the warm weather and unique culture along the central California coastline. After some struggles and getting settled into the local scene, The Hubcap Stealers were born. A two piece family duo that possess a dirty edgy sound influenced by the sights and sounds of the local surroundings.
Deep in the heart of Ventura, diverse communities come together in harmony. Surfers, bikers, and street dwellers all co-exist along the avenue. Planted right in the middle is a very humble individual known as Matt Noble, and he has created a unique lifestyle for himself and others. His small custom shop along the coast known as Noble Fabrication produces some world class cars for loyal customers.
Growing up in Santa Barbara County as a very talented up-and-coming local surfer, and shortly after graduating from Brooks institute of photography. "Bummy" somehow found his way to working in Hollywood as a high-end editorial photographer. He has always chosen to use vintage film cameras, and does not exactly agree with social media and how digital means can exploit the art of photography. He travels back and forth from home and his place of work to surf, dive and spearfish off the Santa Barbara coastline.
Dusty and trail ridden, Nathan Stuart finds modern ways of herding cattle and sheep in open pastures. He works day and night protecting the young ones from wild animals, and uses sustainable methods to preserve the herd for future generations. Nathan is not your typical cowboy, in fact he wouldn't even consider himself one. He has a deep love for the ocean, and the coastline sits just over the hill. It is here where he has balanced work and play and found solitude.
Tired of being chained down by the corporate handcuffs of what some would consider a prestigious Hollywood career, Caleb Owens walked away to pursue his passion of motorcycles, something his older brothers introduced to him at a young age. Fast forward years later, and now Caleb is well known for building some of the best custom bikes in the world. No longer stuck in an office, his small business known as Cro Customs allows him to spend more time in the garage and on his motorcycle.
Take one step into The Gentlemen's Parlor and all worries start to slip away, as years of collected tradition surround you. Here you will be greeted by the friendly personality of Daniel Becerra, a very humble and traditional barber who has been cutting hair since he was a teenager. Take a seat in his old time chair, time slows down and everything becomes simple again. Stories start to unfold about Danny's childhood, his grandparents, and driving old cars through the rolling hills of the Central Coast on his way to his favorite car show.
Jaime Holm is a nomadic wanderer who is not lost. Settled comfortably into her Central California country home, along with her husband Carl, she has found a small refuge to house and restore vintage trailers. Her passion to preserve a small piece of an American past time spawned an idea, and Tinker Tin Trailer Company was born. Specializing in vintage trailer, tent & tipi rentals, as well as photo shoots and event styling. Jaime will bring her nomadic village for the ramblin' hearts to any sort of happening and put her little special twist on it.
David Bond A.K.A. "Lucky B" personally owns and operates his traditional sign painting business in Templeton, California under the Lucky B Design label. Deep rooted in local tradition, Lucky B comes from a thick bloodline of California ranchers, but he also grew up skateboarding and was heavily influenced by art, and traditional American culture. Lucky B paints everything from local business signs and murals, old cars, choppers, vintage items, and anything that is thrown on his plate. He is an encyclopedia of California culture, he believes in preserving the history of all things that are true and meaningful, all of which shows in his artwork and his way of life.
Shane Stoneman is a unique individual who simply slides through life at his own pace. A family man, a local surfer, muscian, and artist. He hand shapes these boards in a small coastal town, not that far from our brewery. He also shapes the 805 boards, the ones you can see hung on the walls of a few restaurants and drinking establishments. Shane does a lot of customs and his boards that can be found at many of the local surf shops along the coast.
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