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Incoming San Diego Beer events for 5/18 – 5/24

May 18


Here’s what’s coming up beer-wise in the next few days. If you know of something we don’t, please share! Leave a comment and we’ll give you credit. Also, keep checking back as we’ll update this post as details flow in.

Wednesday 5/18

5P – In honor of Ballast Point Day, The High Dive will be hosting a Ballast Point Total Tap Takeover of all 20 tap handles and there will also be craft cocktails with Ballast Point Spirits. $4 on core brand Ballast Point beers (Wahoo, Yellowtail, Calico, Big Eye, Black Marlin).

5PCoronado Brewing Company will be at Small Bar tonight for a Keep the Pint Night. $5.50 keep the glass, $3.50 refills.

5P Ommegang Brewery Keep the Pint Night @ Bruski House. If you haven’t been yet, Bruski House is a neat little place that serves good food and beer right off the 15 in Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch.

530P – Eat. Drink. Read (Council of Literacy Fundraiser) @ NTC Promenade. Noted chefs from establishments such as Urban Solace, Sessions Public, and Tender Greens are quoting their favorite books to concoct literary-inspired dishes with craft beer being served. More information,

7P – DrinkAbout! The monthly bus that takes you to all the hot beer spots in the uptown neighborhoods will be running from 7P-11P tonight. GET ON THE BUS.

Weekly Wednesday Events
Beer-Centric Wednesdays @ Sessions Public
$3 Local Pints @ Breakwater Brewing Co.
$3 Local Brews @ La Jolla Brew House

Thursday 5/19

4P-8PManzanita Brewing Co. will feature a cask of Rustic Horizon that’s been dry-hopped with whole leaf cascade hops

7p – CityBeat’s Beer Club will be held “somewhere in Little Italy.” $1 beers will be Firestone Walker IPA and Sam Adams Summer Ale. To get on the list and to figure out the location, email

Weekly Thursday Events
$3 Featured Pints @ All Pizza Port locations

Friday 5/20

4-10P – Manzanita will have a cask of Jazz Man Pale Ale that’s been dry-hopped with Jasmine Flowers and whole leaf cascade hops

5P – Friday Afternoon Club (F.A.C.) will be meeting at Hess this Friday. There will be live music, and three new Hess beers: Trinitas, a belgian strong, Venator, an imperial red, and Ludcidus, a German rye pilsner that is a collaboration beer between Hess and Kelsey McNair of North Park Beer Co.

730P TapHunter’s 2nd Anniversary @ URBN. 11 in ’11 Member TapHunter will be celebrating their 2nd at Urbn in North Park. Knowing TapHunter, we expect this to be a fun party. For full details, click here.

Weekly Friday Events

11A – 3P – Progressive Cask @ BLAH. $2 beers from the cask 11A-2P, then $3 beers until 3PM.

Saturday 5/21

9A – Beer For Breakfast w/ Pacific Libations @ Small Bar. If you’re more of an early bird than a night owl, Small Bar knows how to take care of you. On tap: Kwak, La Trappe Quad,Wit and Tripel, Cuvee Jacobins and Triple Karmeleit

12P – Celebrating the end of the world that’s scheduled for this Saturday, Lost Abbey is throwing a Judgement Day Celebration. There will be pint specials, prize drawings, a costume competition, and Judgement Day art. More information, click here. (World Ends at 9PM…details at 11.)

1P-10P Manzanita will have a cask of Gillespe Brown

5P  – Blind Lady Ale House will be serving flights of beer from The Bruery.

Sunday 5/22

1P-6P – Manzanita will have a cask of double dry hopped IPA on cask. 

3P Home Brew Mart will be holding a homebrewing class for beginners this Sunday @ 3pm. Doug Duffield, Ballast Point Brewer, will be teaching the class. There’s also %10 off Home Brew Mart’s tasting bar, beer to go, Bloody Mary mix, and Ballast Point Brewery Merch in honor of American Craft Beer Week.

Monday 5/23

6P – BLAH will be screening Pedal-Driven as part of their May Monday Night Movies w/ MIHO Gastrotruck. The screening starts at 7 and the ‘truck will be outside from 6-8P; bar closes at 11P. Admission is free. More info here.

Weekly Monday Events

$3 Pints @ Eleven
$3 Local Pints & $1 Pulled Pork Sandwiches @ All Pizza Port locations
$3 Local Pints @ Toronado

Tuesday 5/24

7P – Toronado’s 3rd Anniversary falls on this eve. Details are sketchy at this point. Rumors and whispers tell tales of beer being served in some capacity. We’ll update this post when we know more.

7p – Tap That Cask @ The Tipsy Crow will feature another monster beer. Pizza Port’s Night Rider will be tapped at 7PM (new later time, also).



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