Mark your calendars – San Diego Beer Week is right around the corner!
San Diego Beer Week is a 10-day event promoting San Diego’s local brewery scene, encouraging people to indulge in the local flavors. As you may already know, San Diego is a craft brew lovers paradise. With hundreds of specialty flavors from local breweries, you’ll never be able to try them all. But, you will easily enjoy attempting to get a little taste of all of the options that San Diego has to offer. Craft beer is a daily celebration in this town, but from November 4th to November 13th, there will be a plethora of different events to commemorate the delicious craft brews that call San Diego home. From chocolate and beer pairing to “Hoppy Yoga”, these unique events will not only change the way you think about beer, but will also provide you with some everlasting memories. Here is our pick of the must-see events during San Diego Beer Week.
Rare Beer Breakfast
Friday, November 4th 2016, 9AM – 12PM
Hosted by Stone Brewing, this annual breakfast party will be kicking off San Diego Beer Week. A $65 ticket gets you 15 3oz tasters, a commemorative glass, rare brews to choose from, food prepared at different stations, and live music. Find tickets here.
Escondido Tamale Festival
Saturday, November 5th 2016, 11AM – 5PM
Tamales and beer, need I say more? This free event includes a tamale contest, tamale ordering and tasting, and local craft beer and wine vendors. Bring your dog and enter it in the Chihuahua Costume Contest or enjoy live entertainment on the big stage full of Latin and Hispanic music and exhibits. Find more information here.
San Diego Brewers Guild Festival
Saturday, November 5th 2016, 2 – 5PM
On Saturday at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, enjoy showcases of San Diego’s finest craft breweries, food trucks, and musical talent. Did I mention unlimited beer samples – need I say more? Ticket packages vary, find more information here.
Hoppy Yoga at Green Flash
Sunday, November 6th 2016, 10:30AM – 12:30PM
Join Green Flash Brewery for a yoga class followed by a craft beer social. Whether you are a beginner or advanced yogi, this class is for all levels. Tickets are $20 and includes either a flight, pint, or pour of your choice. Find tickets here.
Modern Times Beer Dinner
Monday, November 7th 2016, 6:30 – 9:30PM
Modern Times is working with Mess Hall for an exclusive dinner with vegan beer and vegetarian grub. Enjoy cauliflower steak and roasted giant carrots paired alongside pints of Modern Times specialty beers. Tickets for this brew and food pairing dinner are $65 and includes a five course vegetarian dinner and flowing pints, get tickets here.
Eclipse Chocolate & Beer Pairing
Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 6-8PM
Join Duck Foot Brewing Company and Eclipse Chocolate for a pairing unlike anything you’ve experienced before. The event includes five unique chocolate creations, made with Fair Trade Certified chocolate and infused with exotic flavors, paired with five ales. Tickets are $25, find yours here.
Beer And Cheese Pairing With Smallgoods USA
Saturday, November 12th 2016, 2-4PM
Join 2kids Brewing Co. and Smallgoods USA Cheese for a flavor-filled afternoon. Tickets include five glasses of 2kids craft brews paired with five hand-crafted cheeses. Eat, learn, and enjoy yourself during this two-hour event. Find tickets here.
Beer Garden At The Lodge At Torrey Pines
Sunday, November 13th 2016, 12-3PM
End San Diego Beer Week with a bang! Come enjoy a beer garden filled with the best of San Diego’s breweries and local grub on the Arroyo Terrace of the Lodge at Torrey Pines. Twenty-eight breweries, fourteen chefs, and unlimited tasters of beer and food. Find tickets here for $85.
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