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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 2/14/17

FEBRUARY 2017
Tuesday 2/14
Hugs and Kisses Imperial Stout Release @ Abnormal Beer Co.
Los Lonelies w/ So Rich! Chocolates & AleSmith @ Senor Grubby’s
Beer My Valentine @ North Park Beer Co.
Valentine’s Day Beer + Chocolate Pairings @ Eppig Brewing
Wednesday 2/15
DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Thursday 2/16
Cards Against Humanity Tournament @ Duck Foot Brewing
Small Batch Release: Vanilla Coffee Irish Stout @ Duck Foot Brewing
Friday 2/17

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Coronado Brewing
Seasonal Release: Imperial Porter @ Duck Foot Brewing
Power Play IPA Release for SD Gulls Foundation @ Bay City Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 2/18
Winter Brew Fest @ Balboa Park Hall of Champions
Hoppy Yoga @ Pariah & Bay City
Fix-It Clinic w/ Zero Waste San Diego @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Yoga + Beer @ Eppig Brewing
Sunday 2/19

Hops & Salutations! (Yoga) @ North Park Beer Co.
Hoppy Yoga @ Ballast Point Miramar & Green Flash & Culture OB
– El Segundo Brunch @ Toronado San Diego
Butt & Beer Gut Boot Camp @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Monday 2/20
Painting Class + Beer @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Tuesday 2/21
Paints & Pints @ North Park Beer Co.
Wednesday 2/22
Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Trivia Night @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Sunset Trivia Night @ Duck Foot Brewing
Thursday 2/23
Cards Against Humanity Tournament @ Duck Foot Brewing
Chile Mango IPA Small Batch Release @ Duck Foot Brewing
Friday 2/24

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Coronado Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 2/25 – Sunday 2/26
10th Anniversary Beer Fest @ TapRoom PB
Saturday 2/25
4th Anniversary @ ChuckAlek Independent Brewers (Both Locations)
Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
– Hoppy Yoga @ Mission Brewery
Tater Tots & Beer Festival @ Balboa Park
Sunday 2/26
Hoppy Yoga @ Green Flash & Culture OB
Monday 2/27

Hoppy Yoga @ San Diego Brewing Co.
– Intro to Homebrewing Class @ The Homebrewer
Tuesday 2/28
An Evening w/ The Bruery @ Belching Beaver Tavern & Grill

MARCH 2017
Thursday 3/2
Re-Opening Celebration @ Indian Joe Brewing
– Fermented Pairings Series Vol. 15 (Andrea’s Truffles) @ White Labs
Chocolate Threeway w/ Cellar 3 @ Eclipse Chocolate
Friday 3/3

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing
Firkin Friday w/ Rough Draft (5th Anniversary) @ Hamiltons Tavern
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Pub and Pilates w/ Finest Made Ales @ Club Pilates Santee
Saturday 3/4
5th Anniversary Party @ Latitude 33 Brewing
Annual Renaissance @ Churchill’s Pub and Grille
Intro to Homebrewing Class @ The Homebrewer
Sunday 3/5
IPA Madness Festival of Hops @ Stone Escondido
– Cellarmaker Brewing Brunch @ Toronado San Diego
– Hoppy Yoga @ Green Flash & Culture OB
Monday 3/6
Empowering Girls Week w/ Girl Scout Cookies Begins @ Small Bar
– 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
Maui Pint Night @ Social Tap San Diego
Monthly Quiz Night @ Green Flash Mira Mesa
Keep The Glass w/ Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales @ Plan 9 Alehouse
Thursday 3/9
“Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar” @ 25 Local Breweries/Bars
Brewmaster Dinner Series w/ The Lost Abbey @ Waypoint Public
Taste of Third Avenue @ Chula Vista Village
Friday 3/10

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing
Cascade Brewing Co. Beer Tasting @ Holiday Wine Cellar
Peter Hall Live Acoustic Rock @ ChuckAlek Biergarten
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 3/11
Second Saturday w/ Sierra Nevada @ Hamiltons Tavern
– Donate Life San Diego Fundraiser @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Taylor Guitars “614” Bottle Release @ Karl Strauss PB
– Best Coast Beer Fest @ Embarcadero Park South
6th Annual Taste of Bressi @ Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad
Hops in the Hills Beer Festival @ San Elijo Hills Upper Field
Monday 3/13
Beer Off Flavors Workshop @ The Homebrewer
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
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Saturday 3/18
SD Homebrew Fest 2017 @ North Park Observatory Lot
– Fix-It Clinic w/ Zero Waste San Diego @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Ukranian Imperial Stout Bottle Release @ Duck Foot Brewing
Sunday 3/19
Beer Fest 2017 at Dive @ Harrah’s So Cal
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
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
Sierra Nevada & Karl Strauss “North X South” Release @ Hamiltons Tavern
Saturday 3/25
Local Brews Local Grooves @ House of Blues San Diego
– Guided Tasting @ Benchmark Brewing
Sunday 3/26
Beerometers 5K/10K @ Second Chance Beer Co.
Hoppy Yoga @ Belching Beaver Oceanside
– 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
Wednesday 3/29
Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ Mission Brewery
Thursday 3/30
San Diego City Soul Club @ Manhattan Bar
Friday 3/31

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Duck Foot Brewing
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park

APRIL 2017
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
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
Friday 4/14

Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mason Ale Works
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
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
Pink Boots Society Meeting (RSVP) @ Karl Strauss PB
– DrinkAbout @ 8 North Park/South Park Area Bars
Thursday 4/20
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
Saturday 4/22
Burgeon Beer Pints for SD Humane Society @ Tasting Room Del Mar
Wednesday 4/26
Lawyers Club of SD Community Outreach Fundraiser @ Second Chance Beer Co.
– Trivia Night @ Green Flash Cellar 3
Friday 4/28

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
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
– 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
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
Hops on the Harbor Dinner Cruise w/ Mother Earth Brew Co.
Kick-Ass Cask Night @ Belching Beaver North Park
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
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
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
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
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
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
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