are used for beers and hard lemonades, including the popular
Pink Cadillax Hard Lemonade made from October to April.
Around Father’s Day, locally produced tomatoes are used for
a Bloody Mary beer.
Its most popular beer is Aqua Pazza IPA.
It’s clear brewers have fun naming the beers.
“The Pushy Farmer was named after the farmer who picks
up our grain to feed to his cows,” says Gerry. “He was growing
hops for us. And one day he said, ‘I’ve got to pull these
off the vine. You guys got to come get these and brew these.’
So, I wrote a recipe right there, and we called it The Pushy
PAREIDOLIA BREWING CO., 712 Cleveland St., Sebastian.
Opened September 2014. Taps: 16, of which 14 are of
beers brewed on site. Kitchen on site. Phone: 772.584.0331.
Husband and wife Pete and Lynn Anderson were looking
up at a moon-lit sky one night when, to them, one of the
clouds wafting by the moon looked like Ralph Wiggum, the
dim-witted son of the police chief in The Simpsons. What they
experienced was pareidolia, which is the tendency to perceive
a specific image in a random or ambiguous visual pattern.
It’s seeing religious figures in a piece of toast. About to take
the plunge into opening a brewery with a bar, they decided
Pareidolia would be a good name for it.
Pareidolia is now at a larger, second location, with a comfortable
bar, a huge mural of Jerry Garcia and one of the best
kitchens among the area’s craft brew pubs. The Andersons
opened the first Pareidolia on a relative shoestring of less than
$50,000, and brewed beer in a 10-by-10-foot room. During that >>
The owners of Pareidolia Brewing, Lynn Anderson and Pete Anderson, came
to the Treasure Coast from a hot bed for craft breweries and tap rooms in