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San Diego Beer Events

Below is a work-in-progress listing of upcoming beer events in San Diego County. To submit an event, send an e-mail to ryan@westcoastersd.com with a link or info. Events are subject to change; please contact the venue or organizer with specific questions. Updated 3/21/17

MARCH 2017
All Month
March Malt Madness 2017 @ Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge
Wednesday 3/22
Rough Draft 5th Anniversary Pint Night @ PCH Oceanside
Alpine/Green Flash Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
– Trivia Night @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Thursday 3/23
CBA Webinar Series: CA Breweries On-Site Promotions
Friday 3/24
2nd Anniversary Black Light Party @ Kilowatt Brewing Clairemont Mesa
Rough Draft 5th Anniversary Tap Takeover @ O’Brien’s Pub
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Sierra Nevada & Karl Strauss “North X South” Release @ Hamiltons Tavern
Live Music: Howl at the Moon @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Saturday 3/25
Local Brews Local Grooves @ House of Blues San Diego
– Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
Hoppy Yoga 4th Anniversary @ Mission Brewery
Sunday 3/26
Beerometers 5K/10K @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Hoppy Yoga @ Belching Beaver Oceanside, Green Flash, Culture OB
– Cider Workshop @ The Homebrewer
Monday 3/27
Pure Project Beer Dinner @ Tasting Room Del Mar
Tuesday 3/28
David Bowie-Themed Supper Club w/ Three Weavers @ Small Bar
Big Boots Beer Release @ both San Diego Brewing Locations
Mike Hess Tap Takeover @ Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge
Wednesday 3/29
New English Beer Dinner @ The Grill at Torrey Pines
Modern Times Beer Dinner @ Oceana Coastal Kitchen
– Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ Mission Brewery
Lost Abbey/Pizza Port Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
Thursday 3/30
San Diego City Soul Club @ Manhattan Bar
Rough Draft 5th Anniversary Grand Finale @ Churchill’s
Friday 3/31
5th Annual Bankers Hill Art & Craft Beer Festival @ The Abbey
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park

APRIL 2017
Sunday 4/2
M.S. Society Beer Dinner @ Council Brewing
Hazy Blue Line IPA Release @ Bitter Brothers

Monday 4/3
Epilepsy Foundation Charity Night @ San Diego Brewing North Park
Friday 4/7
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mason Ale Works
Live Music: You And I @ Helix Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Schematics Band @ Aztec Brewery
Saturday 4/8
2017 Archipelago Ride @ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Live Music: Amy and the Unknown @ Bolt Brewery
Tuesday 4/11
April Tap Takeover w/ Karl Strauss @ Yard House Mission Valley
Beer & Cheese Pairing @ San Diego Brewing
Friday 4/14
Live Music: Evan Bethany @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
– Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mason Ale Works
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 4/15
Pairings With A Purpose @ Bobby Riggs Tennis Club
Fix-It Clinic w/ Zero Waste San Diego @ Second Chance Beer Co.
7th Annual Mission Valley Craft Beer and Food Festival @ Qualcomm Practice Field
Kids Easter Crafts & Egg Hunt @ San Diego Brewing
Wednesday 4/19
Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ Karl Strauss PB
– DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Hoppy Yoga @ San Diego Brewing North Park
Thursday 4/20
Fermented Pairings Series Vol. 16: Donuts and Beer Part Deux @ White Labs
– CBA Webinar Series: New Laws for CA Breweries
Friday 4/21

Firkin Friday w/ Mother Earth & The Bruery @ Hamiltons Tavern
– Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mason Ale Works
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Live Music Artist TBD @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Saturday 4/22
Burgeon Beer Pints for SD Humane Society @ Tasting Room Del Mar

Sunday, 4/23
Beer & Donuts @ San Diego Brewing
Wednesday 4/26
Lawyers Club of SD Community Outreach Fundraiser @ Second Chance Beer Co.
– Trivia Night @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Friday 4/28

Live Music: Drought Tolerant Bluegrass @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
– Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mason Ale Works
Maui Brewing Co. Beer Dinner @ La Gran Terraza
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 4/29
Ride Above Disability Fundraiser @ Second Chance Beer Co.
– Childhood Language Center Fundraising Fest @ Scottish Rite Center
– Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
Sunday 4/30
Family Dinner Pop-Up @ Bitter Brothers Brewing Co.

MAY 2017
Friday 5/5
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Alpine Beer Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 5/6
SD Brewers Guild 6th Annual Rhythm & Brews Festival @ Vista Village District
– Big Brew for National Homebrew Day
Tuesday 5/9
May Tap Takeover w/ Mother Earth @ Yard House Mission Valley
Wednesday 5/10
Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ Modern Times Beer
Friday 5/12

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Alpine Beer Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Live Music: Bossa Lounge Project @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Saturday 5/13
Fix-It Clinic w/ Zero Waste San Diego @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Wednesday 5/17
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Thursday 5/18
CBA Webinar Series: Volunteers, Interns & Festivals Best Practices
Friday 5/19

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Alpine Beer Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 5/20
Inaugural OMBAC Over The Line Beer Fest @ Mariner’s Point (5/20-5/21)
– 21st SDCCU Festival of Arts & Waypoint Beer Block @ North Park
Wednesday 5/24
Trivia Night @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Friday 5/26

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Alpine Beer Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Live Music: Robin Henkel @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Saturday 5/27
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

JUNE 2017
Friday 6/2
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Tuesday 6/6
June Tap Takeover w/ Alpine @ Yard House Mission Valley
Friday 6/9
Live Music: Drought Tolerant Bluegrass @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
– Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 6/10
3rd Anniversary Party @ Council Brewing Company
Thursday 6/15
CBA Webinar Series: Brewery Safety w/ Drown Consulting
Friday 6/16
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Friday 6/16 – Sunday 6/18
SD International Beer Fest @ Del Mar Fairgrounds
Sunday 6/18
Father’s Day Beer Brunch @ The Abbey on Fifth Avenue
Wednesday 6/21
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 6/23
Live Music: Bad Penny & The Pistols @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
– Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 6/24

SOCIETE 5 Five-Year Fest & Five-Year Feast @ Societe Brewing
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
Friday 6/30
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park

JULY 2017
Friday 7/7
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Modern Times Beer
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 7/8
New Belgium Tour de Fat @ Waterfront Park
Tuesday 7/11
July Tap Takeover w/ Second Chance @ Yard House Mission Valley
Friday 7/14

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Modern Times Beer
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Live Music: Robin Henkel @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Monday 7/17
Siebel Institute Advanced Homebrewing Course @ White Labs
Wednesday 7/19
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 7/21

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Modern Times Beer
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Thursday 7/27
Yeast Essentials 2.0 @ White Labs
Friday 7/28

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Modern Times Beer
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Live Music: Dale Desmuke @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Saturday 7/29
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

AUGUST 2017
Friday 8/4
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Pizza Port Brewing Company
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Monday 8/7
Siebel Institute Essential Quality Control Course @ White Labs
Tuesday 8/8
August Tap Takeover w/ Modern Times @ Yard House Mission Valley
Friday 8/11

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Pizza Port Brewing Company
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Live Music: Marauak @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Wednesday 8/16
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 8/18

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Pizza Port Brewing Company
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Tuesday 8/22
Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ Coronado Brewing Co.
Friday 8/25

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Pizza Port Brewing Company
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Live Music: Evan Bethany @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Saturday 8/26
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

SEPTEMBER 2017
Friday 9/1
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Tuesday 9/5
September Tap Takeover w/ Rip Current @ Yard House Mission Valley
Friday 9/8

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Friday 9/15
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Monday 9/18
Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ Burning Beard Brewing
Wednesday 9/20
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 9/22

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Friday 9/29
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 9/30
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

OCTOBER 2017
Friday 10/6
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Tuesday 10/10
October Tap Takeover w/ Port Brewing/The Lost Abbey @ Yard House Mission Valley
Friday 10/13

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Wednesday 10/18
Pink Boots Society Meeting @ Rock Bottom La Jolla
– DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 10/20

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Friday 10/27
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 10/28
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

NOVEMBER 2017
Friday 11/3
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Tuesday 11/7
Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ Societe Brewing Company
November Tap Takeover w/ Coronado @ Yard House Mission Valley
Friday 11/10

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Monday 11/13
Siebel Institute Sensory Panel Management Course @ White Labs
Wednesday 11/15
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 11/17

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Friday 11/24
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 11/25
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

DECEMBER 2017
Tuesday 12/5
December Tap Takeover w/ AleSmith @ Yard House Mission Valley