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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 1/14/17

JANUARY 2017
Monday 1/16
Intro to Homebrewing Class @ The Homebrewer
Tuesday 1/17
Chicks 4 Beer feat. Phantom Carriage @ The High Dive
Wednesday 1/18
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Quiz Night @ Green Flash Mira Mesa
Thursday 1/19
Chocolate & Orange Porter Cask @ Duck Foot Brewing
Eclipse Fifty-Fifty Night @ Plan 9 Alehouse
Friday 1/20

Firestone Walker Night @ Main Tap Tavern
– Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Finest Made Ales
Firkin Friday w/ Highwater Brewing @ Hamiltons Tavern
Sierra Nevada Tasting @ Holiday Wine Cellar
Saturday 1/21
Little Sister Bottle Release Party @ Bitter Brothers Brewing Co.
Grand Opening @ Burgeon Beer Company
Sunday 1/22
Intro to Kegging Homebrew @ The Homebrewer
Brewery Handle Competition @ Tin Roof SD
Wednesday 1/25
Trivia Night @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Keep the Glass Night w/ Clown Shoes Beer @ Plan 9 Alehouse
Thursday 1/26
Small Batch Grapefruit Duckzilla IIPA Release @ Duck Foot Brewing
CBA Webinar Series: Craft Brewery Tax Liabilities
Friday 1/27

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Finest Made Ales
Firkin Friday w/ Amplified Ale Works @ Hamiltons Tavern
Saturday 1/28
28th Anniversary Changing of the Barrels @ Karl Strauss PB HQ
Ska Brewing Beer 4 Breakfast @ Small Bar
1st Anniversary Party @ Pure Project Brewing
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
Winter Brewmaster Dinner w/ Modern Times @ San Diego Zoo
Sunday 1/29
Intro to Homebrewing Class @ The Homebrewer
Advanced Brew Class @ Ballast Point Home Brew Mart
Monday 1/30
Hands-On Hops Workshop @ The Homebrewer

FEBRUARY 2017
Thursday 2/2
Fermented Pairings Series Vol. 13 (Cheeses) @ White Labs
Friday 2/3

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Coronado Brewing
Firkin Friday w/ Abnormal Beer Co @ Hamiltons Tavern
Saturday 2/4
Sour Saturday & Fourth Anniversary @ Fathom Bistro Bait & Tackle
3rd Annual Fermentation Festival @ Waterfront Park
2nd Anniversary Celebrations @ Machete Beer House
Sunday 2/5
Stone Calm Before The Storm @ Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido
Monday 2/6
Guitar Class & Beer @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Tuesday 2/7
Green Flash Beer Dinner @ Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge
February Tap Takeover w/ Green Flash @ Yard House Mission Valley
Thursday 2/9
Kombucha Essentials Course @ White Labs
Friday 2/10

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Coronado Brewing
AleSmith Chocolate vs. Cheese w/ So Rich! Chocolates @ Brothers Provisions
Saturday 2/11
8th Annual Brewbies Fest @ Bagby Beer
Carnival of Caffeination @ Modern Times
Hildegard IIIPA Release @ Benchmark Brewing
Cupid’s Cleanup @ Bay City Brewing
Sunday 2/12
Intro to Homebrewing Class @ The Homebrewer
Chocolate & Beer Pairing @ Dos Desperados
Monday 2/13
Chocolate & Beer Pairing @ Belching Beaver Vista
Tuesday 2/14
Hugs and Kisses Imperial Stout Release @ Abnormal Beer Co.
Los Lonelies w/ So Rich! Chocolates & AleSmith @ Senor Grubby’s
Wednesday 2/15
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 2/17

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Coronado Brewing
Saturday 2/18
Winter Brew Fest @ Balboa Park Hall of Champions
Fix-It Clinic w/ Zero Waste San Diego @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Sunday 2/19

El Segundo Brunch @ Toronado San Diego
Monday 2/20
Painting Class + Beer @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Wednesday 2/22
Trivia Night @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Friday 2/24

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Coronado Brewing
Saturday 2/25 – Sunday 2/26
10th Anniversary Beer Fest @ TapRoom PB
Saturday 2/25
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
Tater Tots & Beer Festival @ Balboa Park
Monday 2/27

Intro to Homebrewing Class @ The Homebrewer
Tuesday 2/28
An Evening w/ The Bruery @ Belching Beaver Tavern & Grill

MARCH 2017
Thursday 3/2
Fermented Pairings Series Vol. 15 (Andrea’s Truffles) @ White Labs
Friday 3/3

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing
Firkin Friday w/ Rough Draft (5th Anniversary) @ Hamiltons Tavern
Saturday 3/4
5th Anniversary Party @ Latitude 33 Brewing
Sunday 3/5
Cellarmaker Brewing Brunch @ Toronado San Diego
Monday 3/6
Beachwood/Abnormal Beer Dinner @ The Cork & Craft
Tuesday 3/7
March Tap Takeover w/ Duck Foot @ Yard House Mission Valley
Wednesday 3/8
International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day
Thursday 3/9
“Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar” @ 25 Local Breweries/Bars
Friday 3/10

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing
Saturday 3/11
Best Coast Beer Fest @ Embarcadero Park South
Wednesday 3/15
Backroom Beer Pairings w/ Hangar 24 @ All Barons Market Locations
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 3/17
AleSmith Speedway Stout Cask & more @ Hamiltons Tavern
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing
Saturday 3/18
Fix-It Clinic w/ Zero Waste San Diego @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Wednesday 3/22
Trivia Night @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Thursday 3/23
CBA Webinar Series: CA Breweries On-Site Promotions
Friday 3/24

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing
Saturday 3/25
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
Friday 3/31

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing

APRIL 2017
Friday 4/7
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mason Ale Works
Tuesday 4/11
April Tap Takeover w/ Karl Strauss @ Yard House Mission Valley
Friday 4/14

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mason Ale Works
Saturday 4/15
Fix-It Clinic w/ Zero Waste San Diego @ Second Chance Beer Co.
7th Annual Mission Valley Craft Beer and Food Festival @ Qualcomm Practice Field
Wednesday 4/19
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Thursday 4/20
CBA Webinar Series: New Laws for CA Breweries
Friday 4/21

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mason Ale Works
Wednesday 4/26
Trivia Night @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Friday 4/28

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mason Ale Works
Saturday 4/29
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.
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
Friday 5/12

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Alpine Beer Co.
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.
Saturday 5/20
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.
Saturday 5/27
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

JUNE 2017
Friday 6/2
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.
Tuesday 6/6
June Tap Takeover w/ Alpine @ Yard House Mission Valley
Friday 6/9
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.
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.
Friday 6/16 – Sunday 6/18
SD International Beer Fest @ Del Mar Fairgrounds
Wednesday 6/21
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 6/23
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.
Saturday 6/24

Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
Friday 6/30
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.

JULY 2017
Friday 7/7
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Modern Times Beer
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
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
Thursday 7/27
Yeast Essentials 2.0 @ White Labs
Friday 7/28

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Modern Times Beer
Saturday 7/29
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

AUGUST 2017
Friday 8/4
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Pizza Port Brewing Company
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
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
Friday 8/25
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Pizza Port Brewing Company
Saturday 8/26
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

SEPTEMBER 2017
Friday 9/1
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
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
Friday 9/15
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
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
Friday 9/29
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Saturday 9/30
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

OCTOBER 2017
Friday 10/6
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
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.
Wednesday 10/18
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Friday 10/20

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Friday 10/27
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Green Flash Brewing Co.
Saturday 10/28
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

NOVEMBER 2017
Friday 11/3
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
Tuesday 11/7
November Tap Takeover w/ Coronado @ Yard House Mission Valley
Friday 11/10

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
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
Friday 11/24
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Stone Brewing
Saturday 11/25
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing

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