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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 9/20/17

SEPTEMBER 2017
Wednesday 9/20
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Council Brewing Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
Wurst Bier Party @ Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido
Beer and Ice Cream Pairing @ Next Door
Thursday 9/21
Boy Scouts of America Honors Mike Hess @ Mike Hess Brewing North Park
VETogether w/ Congressman Darrell Issa @ SpecHops Brewing
5W’s to International Trademarks @ Craft Beer Attorney Webinar
Friday 9/22

Wet Hop Flight Night w/ Nickel Beer Co @ Hamiltons Tavern
– 4th Annual SD Brewers Guild Golf Tournament @ The Rancho Bernardo Inn
23rd Annual SDPAC Beer Festival @ Broadway Pier
– Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 9/23
Oktoberfest 2017 @ Karl Strauss Headquarters
HBHL’s Beer, Food, Music Fest @ Memorial Park
Beer Mug Painting Class @ Kilowatt Brewing Ocean Beach
Food, Wine & Brew Celebration @ San Diego Zoo
Beer for Breakfast w/ Amplified Ale Works @ Small Bar
Intro to Homebrewing @ The Homebrewer North Park
Meet the Brewmasters @ Vista Viking Festival
3rd Annual Beer By The Bay @ Coronado Ferry Landing
World Rhino Day @ Longship Brewery
Dopeur Juicy IPA & Athena Blackberry Blonde Can Release @ Rouleur Brewing
Taste of San Marcos 2017 @ All Along North City Drive
Saturday 9/24
25th Anniversary Celebrations @ Home Brew Mart
Stretch & Sip Yoga @ Belching Beaver Ocean Beach
Sip & Stretch Yoga @ Next Door
Tuesday 9/26
The Rescued Dog Charity Event @ Societe Brewing Co.
Wednesday 9/27
Wurst Bier Party @ Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido
Beer Dinner Series feat. Karl Strauss @ Oceana Coastal Kitchen
– Thorn Brewery Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
– Rotating Brewery Keeper Pint Night @ The Brew Project
Blossoms & Brews @ Belching Beaver Pub: Vista
Oktoberfest & German Wine Tasting @ Next Door
Thursday 9/28
Boots in Bio for Veterans @ New English Brewing
Friday 9/29
Trash and Treat Clean-up @ The Homebrewer
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Beer & 9 Glow Golf w/ AleSmith @ The Loma Club
Saturday 9/30
– SOCIETE OKTOBERFEST @ Societe Brewing
Hop Heads and Dreads @ Harrah’s Resort SoCal
– Craft Your Own Adventure Brew Day @ Helm’s Brewing 
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
Flipside Burners @ Bolt Brewery
2Kids 4th Anniversary / Brain Tumor Society Fundraiser

OCTOBER 2017
Sunday 10/1
Beer Pairing with Nomad Donuts @ Kilowatt Brewing Ocean Beach
Green Flash Treasure Chest Keeper Pint Day @ Iron Pig Alehouse
Guitar Workshop @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Hoppy Yoga @ Green Flash Mira Mesa
Monday 10/2
Pickles + Pints @ Pariah Brewing Company
Tuesday 10/3
Societe Gives Back: Breast Cancer Angels @ Societe Brewing Co.
Abnormal Beer Co. Tap Takeover @ The Brewers Tap Room Encinitas
Wednesday 10/4
North Park Beer Co. Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
Art by Kami Art Show @ Mike Hess Brewing North Park
Wurst Bier Party @ Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido
Friday 10/6
Beachfest Beer Cup @ 4343 Ocean Blvd.
OktoberHESS Party @ All Mike Hess Brewing Locations
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 10/7
Pacific Beachfest @ Crystal Pier
Bends and Brews Yoga @ Karl Strauss Santa Fe St.
Sunday 10/8
– DIY Succu-pumpkins & Gourds Workshop @ Culture Encinitas
– Stretch & Sip Yoga @ Belching Beaver Ocean Beach
Hoppy Yoga @ Green Flash Mira Mesa & Culture Ocean Beach
Oktoberfest Celebration @ Green Flash Mira Mesa
Monday 10/9
Beer and Cheese 101: History, Ingredients, Pairings @ Green Flash Mira Mesa
Venissimo Cheese & Beer Pairing @ Pariah Brewing
Tuesday 10/10
Padres Pedal the Cause Fundraiser @ Thorn Brewery
Green Flash Treasure Chest Keeper Pint Night @ Bier Garden Encinitas
Intro to Homebrewing @ The Homebrewer SD
Societe Gives Back: Breast Cancer Angels @ Societe Brewing Co.
October Tap Takeover w/ Port Brewing/The Lost Abbey @ Yard House Mission Valley
The Bruery Tap Takeover @ The Brewers Tap Room Encinitas
Wednesday 10/11
El Segundo Brewing Co. Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
Gose Wort Day Share @ The Homebrewer
Paint and Party Night @ Mike Hess Brewing North Park
Thursday 10/12
Fermented Pairings Series Vol. 20: Farm Fresh @ White Labs
Green Flash Treasure Chest Keeper Pint Night @ The Regal Seagull
Brews by the Bay @ Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa
Autism Society Charity Event @ Mike Hess Brewing North Park
Friday 10/13 – Sunday 10/15
3rd Anniversary Celebrations @ Panama 66
Friday 10/13
8th Annual Blahktoberfest @ Blind Lady Ale House
Pumpkins + Pints @ Voltaire Beach House
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 10/14
11th Anniversary Second Saturday w/ Melvin Brewing @ Hamiltons Tavern
4th Annual Firefighter Homebrew Contest @ The FireHouse Museum
Grand Opening @ Ebullition Brew Works LLC
Beer + Cookie Pairing w/ The Cravory @ Kilowatt Brewing Kearny Mesa
Can Release: Murk of the Beast and Prime Evils @ Pure Project Brewing
Taste of North Park 2017 @ North Park Main Street
Sunday 10/15
Ironfire Temecula 5th Anniversary Party @ Killarney’s Irish Pub
Brushes & Beer Painting Class @ Ballast Point: Scripps Ranch
DIY Succu-pumpkins & Gourds Workshop @ Culture Solana Beach
Monday 10/16
Sliders and Craft Beer Dinner @ Farmer’s Bottega
The Beer Yogis @ AleSmith Brewing
Tuesday 10/17
Beer Dinner No. 3 @ North Park Beer Company
Societe Gives Back: Breast Cancer Angels @ Societe Brewing Co.
AleSmith Tap Takeover @ The Brewers Tap Room Encinitas
Wednesday 10/18
Beachwood Brewing Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
Backroom Beer Pairings feat. Green Flash @ All Barons Markets
Pink Boots Society Meeting @ Rock Bottom La Jolla
– DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
– Rotating Brewery Keeper Pint Night @ The Brew Project
Thursday 10/19
Pumpkins & Pints @ Tin Roof San Diego
Craft Beer Attorney Webinar Series: Landlord-Tenant Disputes
Friday 10/20
Friday Afternoon Club @ Mike Hess Brewing Miramar
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 10/21
7th Anniversary @ Iron Fist Brewing Company Vista
– 5 Year Anniversary Party @ Belching Beaver Oceanside

4th Annual Birdies and Barrels Golf Tournament @ The Rancho Bernardo Inn
4 Year Anniversary Oktoberfest Style @ Legacy Brewing Company
Ye Scallywag Beer & Punk Rock Fest @ Waterfront Park
Sunday 10/22
Craft Beer & Cheese Festival @ Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station
Stretch & Sip Yoga @ Belching Beaver Ocean Beach
– Craft Your Own Adventure Brew Day @ Kuracali
Monday 10/23
Steak Night w/ Hobgoblin @ Small Bar SD
Tuesday 10/24
Societe Gives Back: Breast Cancer Angels @ Societe Brewing Co.
Rouleur Brewing Tap Takeover @ The Brewers Tap Room Encinitas
Wednesday 10/25
Amplified Ale Works Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
Ultimate Beer & Cigar Dinner feat. The Bruery @ Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido
Thursday 10/26
Beer 4 Boobs Keep the Pint Night @ White Labs
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
Beer for Breakfast w/ Deschutes @ Small Bar SD
Intro to Homebrewing @ The Homebrewer
Halloween w/ The Loons + DJ Dance Party @ Mission Brewery
HESS-O-WEEN @ All Mike Hess Brewing Locations
Saturday 10/29
15th Annual Celebrate the Craft @ The Lodge at Torrey Pines
DIY Succu-pumpkins & Gourds Workshop @ Culture Ocean Beach
Monday 10/31
AleSmith Evil Dead Red Halloween Party @ Small Bar SD
Thorn Halloween Party @ Thorn Brewery

NOVEMBER 2017
Wednesday 11/1
Art by Kami Art Show @ Mike Hess Brewing North Park
Thursday 11/2
Dia de Los Muertos w/ AleSmith @ Machete Beer House
Friday 11/3 – Sunday 11/12
SAN DIEGO BEER WEEK 2017
Friday 11/3
Guild Fest VIP Brewer Takeover @ Broadway Pier
Amplified Ale Works 5-Year Anniversary @ Lafayette Hotel
Bad Advice IIPA Can Release @ Council Brewing
New Kids on the Block (Eppig, Pariah, North Park) @ Regents Pizzeria
BYOBib: Beer & Seafood Boil @ Coronado Brewing Co.
Farm to Fermenter (Local Ingredient Beers) @ Duck Foot Brewing
– Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 11/4
Brewers Guild Festival @ Broadway Pier
Spontaneous Sour Saturday @ Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station
IPA Day w/ Special Flight @ Council Brewing
Sour & Funky Tasting @ TapRoom PB
Bends and Brews Yoga @ Karl Strauss Santa Fe St.
Barrel-Aged Day @ Duck Foot Brewing
Beer without Borders Vol. 3 @ Machete Beer House
Nomad Donuts & Beer Pairings @ Thorn Brewery
Craft Your Own Adventure @ Golden Coast Mead
Sunday 11/5
Green Flash Smokeout @ Carnitas Snack Shack
Beer & Bites w/ Mastiff Sausage Co. @ Thorn Brewery
Kegs & Eggs Brunch w/ The Brewers @ Duck Foot Brewing
Barrel & Cigar @ Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station
DRK Festival @ Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido
Boy Scout Charity Event @ Mike Hess Brewing North Park
Monday 11/6
4th Annual Brews, Views and Chews Beer Pairing @ Tom Ham’s Lighthouse
Brewery/Magic Factory Tours (4 Different Times) @ Council Brewing
Modern Times Beer Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
Alpine / Green Flash / Cellar 3 @ TapRoom PB
Beer Nerd Trivia Showdown Extravaganza @ North Park Beer Co.
Truffles & Beer Pairings w/ Andrea’s Truffles @ Thorn Brewery
Steak & BJ Night w/ Three Weavers Blood Junkie @ Small Bar SD
Tuesday 11/7
Vienne, Biere De Mars Bottle Release @ Council Brewing
Karl Strauss / Pizza Port @ TapRoom PB
Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ Societe Brewing
Societe Gives Back: Pints for Prostates @ Societe Brewing
QUAFF Homebrewers Turned Pro Meetup @ North Park Beer Co.
Small Bar Supper Club feat. Ska Brewing @ Small Bar SD
November Tap Takeover w/ Coronado @ Yard House Mission Valley
Wednesday 11/8
Barrel Aged Beers w/ The Lost Abbey @ TapRoom PB
Don’t Be Self Conchas: Bottle Logic & Pan Dulce Pairing @ Machete Beer House
Latitude 33 Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
Beer Education Night (Advanced Sour Talk) @ Council Brewing
Beer Trivia @ Duck Foot Brewing
Ice Cream Beer Floats w/ Hammond’s @ North Park Beer Co.
Thursday 11/9
Women in Beer Week Tap Takeover & Meet the Brewers @ Small Bar SD
Beer & Donut Pairing w/ Nomad @ Council Brewing
Modern Times Showcase @ TapRoom PB
Mission Wildlife Charity Trivia Night @ Mike Hess Brewing North Park
Craft Beer Tasting Class w/ Jake Nunes @ North Park Beer Co.
Friday 11/10
15th Anniversary Bash @ Green Flash Beer
SDBW Beer Garden Day 1 @ TapRoom PB
Wild Beer Day Flights @ Council Brewing
Half Door Brewery Cask & Featured Beers @ Regents Pizzeria
Beer Release: Berline Weisse @ Duck Foot Brewing
Bonneville 7 @ Black Plague Brewery
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 11/11 – VETERANS DAY
20% Active/Retired Military + R&D Kegs @ Council Brewing
Collabapalooza hosted by Karl Strauss @ The Observatory North Park
Venissimo Cheese & Beer Pairings @ Thorn Brewery
SDBW Beer Garden Day 2 @ TapRoom PB
Beer for Breakfast w/ Fieldwork Brewing @ Small Bar SD
IPA Day @ Duck Foot Brewing
Woodshop Bottle Share @ North Park Beer Co.
Sunday 11/12
SDBW Official Closing Event @ The Lodge at Torrey Pines
AleSmith Beer Garden Invasion @ TapRoom PB
Employee R&D Kegs @ Council Brewing
 Stretch & Sip Yoga @ Belching Beaver Ocean Beach
Monday 11/13
Siebel Institute Sensory Panel Management Course @ White Labs
Tuesday 11/14
Societe Gives Back: Pints for Prostates @ Societe Brewing
Black Market Tap Takeover @ The Brewers Tap Room Encinitas
Wednesday 11/15
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Intro to Homebrewing @ The Homebrewer
Thursday 11/16
Craft Beer Attorney Webinar Series: New CA Craft Beer Law Review for 2018
Friday 11/17
Friday Afternoon Club @ Mike Hess Brewing Miramar
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Tuesday 11/21
Societe Gives Back: Pints for Prostates @ Societe Brewing
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
Saturday 11/28
Societe Gives Back: Pints for Prostates @ Societe Brewing

DECEMBER 2017
Saturday 12/2
– Bends and Brews Yoga @ Karl Strauss Santa Fe St.
Sunday 12/3
SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off @ 32nd & Thorn St. 
Tuesday 12/5

December Tap Takeover w/ AleSmith @ Yard House Mission Valley
Sunday 12/10
– Craft Your Own Adventure Brew Day @ Kuracali
Thursday 12/14
Craft Beer Attorney Webinar Series: How to Fund Your Brewery

JANUARY 2017
Date TBD
West Coaster & Fathom Bistro Beer Event