Upcoming Craft Beer Events in San Diego




Wednesday, April 16 - 3:00PM-11:59PM
Cask | AleSmith Old Ale
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Join us every Wednesday for a tapping of a new Cask Conditioned ale by a different local brewery. Cask ales are Unfiltered, Unpasteurized, and drawn directly from a Hand Pump (without the use of CO2), giving a smooth texture. Cask will be tapped at 3pm. Happy Hour prices until 6! Cheers! the TapRoom team http://sdtaproom.com/casknight.html




Wednesday, April 16 - 5:00PM
Belching Beaver Pint Night!
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019
Buy a pint and keep the glass!
$4 Pints of Me So Honey!
Dammed IIPA, Hop Hwy IPA, Peanut Butter Milk Stout & more!
Plus $5 Pours of a Special Cask Conditioned
Me So Honey with Apples, Pears and Cinnamon!!
We’ll have plenty of brews to satisfy!




Wednesday, April 16 - 5:00PM-11:00PM
"Keep the Glass" Night with Drake's Brewing Company
Plan 9 Alehouse
155 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025
Join us Wednesday, April 16th at 5pm for “Keep the Glass Night” with Drake's Brewing Brewing Co. You will be able to enjoy several of their beers on tap and keep the glass!

Tap list TBA soon.




Thursday, April 17 - 12:00PM-11:00PM
Thursday Cask - Downs Family w/ Coffee & Blueberries
Monkey Paw Pub & Brewery
805 16th St, San Diego, CA 92101
This is a recreation of the first cask that Cosimo made when he took over last year.  It tasted so good, we did it again with this year's batch of Downs Family.  See you at noon!




Thursday, April 17 - 1:00PM
Coronado Idiot IPA with Sorachi Ace hops from the cask!
Small Bar
4628 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116




Thursday, April 17 - 5:00PM
Pint Night
Woodstock's Pizza San Diego
6145 El Cajon Blvd. , San Diego, CA 92115

First Pint as low as $5, you get to keep the glass & get refills for as little as $1 the rest of the night! 





Friday, April 18 - 3:00PM
Firkin Friday w/ AleSmith and Eagle Rock
Hamilton's Tavern
1521 30th St, San Diego, CA 92102
Dueling Casks: Eagle Rock/AleSmith DairyTank vs. AleSmith Olde Ale On Draught: Eagle Rock/ AleSmith Collaboration Dairy Tank Imperial Milk Stout Select AleSmith and Eagle Rock selections!




Friday, April 18 - 8:00PM
Friday Night Pints
Woodstock's Pizza Pacific Beach
1221 Garnet Ave. Pacific Beach, CA 92109

Pints as low as $2! 





Saturday, April 19 - 9:00AM
Spontaneous Sour Saturday: A Tap Take Over
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station
2816 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106

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On Saturday, come celebrate the magic that Brettanomyces, Pediococcus, and Lactobacilius can work on a brew by imbibing the 18 sours we are putting on draft, as well as the 12 special bottles we will have available.


Pucker up as Spontaneous Sour Saturday is sure to hold some beers that will make your taste buds come alive!


Draft Beer List:



  • The Bruery BeRazzled

  • The Bruery Tart of Darkness

  • Verhaeghe Duchesse de Bourgogne

  • Rodenbach Grand Cru

  • Almanac Brandy Barrel Peche

  • Almanac Bourbon Sour Porter

  • Almanac Sourdough Wild Ale

  • Almanac Valley of the Hearts Delight

  • Evil Twin Brandy Barrel Aged Sour Lil B

  • Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale

  • Mikkeller Spontanrosehip

  • Russian River Supplication

  • Freigeist Salzspeicher Sour Cherry Porter

  • Verhaeghe Duchesse de Bourgogne

  • Bocker Cuvee des Jacobins Rouge

  • Stone The Tiger Cub Saison aged in White Wine Barrels w/Sour Cherries

  • Liefmans Cuvee Brut

  • Craftsman Cirrus



Bottle List:



  • Cantillion Classic Gueuze

  • Fantome BBBoo!

  • Fantome Saison

  • Almanac Dogpatch Sour

  • Almanac Farmers Reserve Pluot

  • Oud Beersel Framboise

  • Oud Beersel Kriek

  • Lindemans Cuvee Renee

  • Lindemans Faro

  • Drie Fonteinen Oude Kriek

  • Trois Dames Saison Framboise

  • Liefmans Goudenband





Saturday, April 19 - 10:00AM-2:00PM
Beer 4 Breakfast With Great Divide Brewing Co.
Small Bar
4628 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116
Featuring Rumble Oak-aged IPA, 20th Anniversary Ale, Chocolate Oak-aged Yeti, Nomad Pilsner on tap; and Dry Hopped Hercules DIPA from the cask. Not only that, but you can keep your glass! Delicious food special, too!




Sunday, April 20 - 10:00AM
Easter Brunch Egg Hunt
Sessions Public
4204 Voltaire Street, San Diego, 92107
Join us Easter Sunday April 20nd for brunch and an all ages egg hunt. Enjoy some of our famous brunch items bottomless mimosas and find some eggs filled with prizes for all ages!




Monday, April 21 - 11:00AM
Hoppy Mondays @ TapRoom!
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Every Monday we tap some of the best and most hoppy beers available! Come on in to get your hop on!




Tuesday, April 22 - 5:00PM-7:00PM
Meet the Brewers: Rick Blankemeier and Robbie Chandler
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station
2816 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106

sprocketbier Come give the ultimate congratulations to Team Sprocket by lifting a glass of their ingenious creation: Sprocketbier.


This Black Rye Kolsch is the brainchild of Stones QA Supervisor Rick Blankemeier and Production Warehouse Lead Robbie Chandler. Well have both Rick and Robbie here to answer your burning questions about how they developed their ideas for a paradoxical beer and then turned them into reality for the Stone Spotlight Series competition.


If you cant join us that day to indulge in all things sprocket-based, no fear Sprocketbier will be released nationally!








Thursday, April 24 - 12:00PM-11:00PM
Cask Thursday - Lab Monkey w/ Galaxy
Monkey Paw Pub & Brewery
805 16th St, San Diego, CA 92101
Our fourth batch of Lab Monkey is 100% Southern Hemisphere hops. The cask will have a ton of additional Galaxy and should push this experiment towards the edge of proper ethics…




Thursday, April 24 - 12:00PM
Helm's Batten Down Nutty Brown from the cask!
Small Bar
4628 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116
Local favorite Helm's has gone nuts! Get it? Nuts! Batten Down Brown Ale with nuts, straight from the cask.




Thursday, April 24 - 5:00PM-7:00PM
Meet the Brewer: Mike Hess
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station
2816 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106

mikehessWhether you have been a patron of Hess since they were a nanobrewery out of Mira Mesa, or youve recently discovered their brews courtesy of their new North Park location, you know the magic that Mike Hess can work with water, yeast, malt, and hops.


Mike will be here on Thursday, April 24th, ready and willing to answer any questions you may have pertaining to his beer or those crazy Latin names.


Gaudete omnes nunc est bibendum! (Everyone rejoice now there is drinking to be done!)



Hess Brewing Beer List:



  • Claritas Kolsch

  • Grazias Vienna Cream Ale

  • Habitus IPA

  • Solis Occasus IPA

  • Hartely Rye Pale Ale

  • Deceptio Cascadian Dark Ale

  • Umbrix Rye Imperial Stout






Thursday, April 24 - 5:00PM
Pint Night
Woodstock's Pizza San Diego
6145 El Cajon Blvd. , San Diego, CA 92115

First Pint as low as $5, you get to keep the glass & get refills for as little as $1 the rest of the night! 





Friday, April 25 - 12:57AM-12:57AM
Firkin Friday w/ChuckAlek
Hamilton's Tavern
1521 30th St, San Diego, CA 92102
ChuckAlek Independent Brewers is a funky little brewer out of Ramona and has a concerted focus on reviving old traditional styles of beers.. We are lucky to bring forth a selection of their Archive Project. Come try the beer and say hi to Grant! On Cask: 1912 Triple Stout! Archives project: 1850 Runnning Porter 1890 Double Stout, 1880 Irish Single Stout, 1912 Triple Stout




Friday, April 25 - 8:00PM
Friday Night Pints
Woodstock's Pizza Pacific Beach
1221 Garnet Ave. Pacific Beach, CA 92109

Pints as low as $2! 





Saturday, April 26 - 7:00PM
UFC 172 Jones vs. Teixeira
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019
Join us at the Press Box & watch Jones and Teixeira battle it out for the Light Heavyweight Title Fight




Saturday, April 26 - 7:00PM-10:00PM
Coldcock & Iron Fist - $4 During Fights!
The Canyon Sports Pub & Grill
421 Telegraph Canyon Rd., Chula Vista, CA 91910

Get a Pint of Iron Fist Dubbel Fisted or a Shot of Coldcock during UFC 172 for $4!





Sunday, April 27 - 5:00PM-7:00PM
Belching Beaver Brewers Dinner
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019
Enjoy a meal with the Brewer from Belching Beaver!

5 Brews Paired with 5 Unique Courses!
A Specialty Cask Conditioned
PB Milk Stout with Mexican Cacao
Will be Poured with Dinner!

$35 presale tickets available in house or on www.brownpapertickets.com

1st course - Hop Highway IPA with a Curried Cashew, Bacon, Pear and Grape Salad

2nd course - Dammed IIPA with a Ricotta & Citrus Ravioli in Brown Butter & Garlic Sauce

3rd course - Rabid Beaver Bite Rye IPA with a Lamb Slider topped with Feta, Red Onion and Cumin Aioli

4th course - Me So Honey Wheat Ale with Roasted Pork Loin & Apples and Frisée

5th course - Peanut Butter Milk Stout on Cask conditioned with Mexican Cacao served with a Buñuelos Sundae




Monday, April 28 - 11:00AM
Hoppy Mondays @ TapRoom!
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Every Monday we tap some of the best and most hoppy beers available! Come on in to get your hop on!




Thursday, May 01 - 11:00AM-10:00PM
BREWING OF THE MONTH
Don Diego's Taco Bar
4421 Genesse Ave, San Diego, CA 92117

BREWING OF THE MONTH

BELCHING BEAVER BREWING COMPANY

3 OF THE BREWING TOP BEERS ON TAP

PEANUT BUTTER MILK STOUT

DAM !

HIGHWAY 78 IPA





Thursday, May 01 - 12:00PM
AleSmith X Pale Ale Cask
Small Bar
4628 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116
AleSmith X Pale Ale fresh from the cask!




Friday, May 02 - 3:00PM
Firkin Friday w/ Ballast Point
Hamilton's Tavern
1521 30th St, San Diego, CA 92102
On Cask: Ballast Point Dorado! Our Dorado Double IPA immediately hooks you with massive hops that never stop. Mash hopping, kettle hopping and dry hopping makes this beer a serious hop lover’s prize catch. It’s an amazingly drinkable, award-winning beer that’s as beautifully balanced as it is big.




Saturday, May 03 - 11:00AM
Tap Takeover
Boll Weevil 53
9621 Mission Gorge Rd Ste 101, Santee, CA 92071
We are excited to announce a tap takeover with Green Flash Brewing Co. We'll have seasonal releases, year round releases, barrel aged beer, a cask beer and a brand new beer, Road Warrior, from this great brewery. We'll also have souvenir pint glasses for sale (first 100 people). Don't miss out, it will be a fun night!




Saturday, May 03 - 6:00PM
PPV Boxing - Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019
Join us at the Press Box to watch nbeaten pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather returns to the ring on Saturday, May 3rd to face the hard-hitting Argentine Marcos Maidana on Pay-Per-View.




Sunday, May 04 - 12:00PM-3:00PM
Chef Celebration San Diego
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station
2816 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106


Join us in our gardens for a delicious celebration of great food and beer! Youll enjoy

small-bite courses created by each of the local chefs from outstanding eateries paired

with amazing craft beers. And the best part is that in addition to enjoying a sumptuous

repast, youll be helping to raise money for a special scholarship fund. Cuisine for a

cause!


Chef Celebration San Diego is a collaborative effort by more than 50 award-winning

San Diego County chefs who donate their talent, time and energy to raise money for

a nonprofit culinary scholarship program, to enhance the knowledge and potential of

promising young chefs and lay a foundation of excellence for San Diegos culinary

future. Chef Celebration is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization under the Internal

Revenue Code.


Proceeds from this event help fund a scholarship enabling local students to attend

courses at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. Over the past

twelve years, Chef Celebration has distributed in excess of $60,000 in scholarships.



CHEF CEL






Monday, May 05 - 11:00AM
Hoppy Mondays @ TapRoom!
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Every Monday we tap some of the best and most hoppy beers available! Come on in to get your hop on!




Wednesday, May 07 - 11:00AM
PB Craft Crawl
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Attention ALL CRAFT BEER LOVERS!!!! Ever Heard of Drink the Point in Point Loma or Drinkabout in North Park??? We're bringing that concept to Pacific Beach every 1st Wednesday of the Month! Bare Back Grill, Ciro's Pizzeria & Beerhouse, Tap Room, Cali Kebab, & High Dive are working together to bring awareness to the best craft beer bars at the beach. Everyone is welcome, everyone is FREE! Hop On and Hop Off as you please. Busses will continually be rotating between all five bars all night. Most importantly, dont worry about the ride home, its on us|.so bottoms up!




Wednesday, May 07 - 5:00PM
"Keep the Glass" with Oskar Blues
Plan 9 Alehouse
155 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025
Join us Wednesday, May 7th at 5pm for “Keep the Glass Night” with Oskar Blues Brewery. You will be able to enjoy several of their beers on tap and keep the glass!

Tap list TBA soon.




Wednesday, May 07 - 7:00PM-11:59PM
L.A.B. @ TapRoom
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Local Art & Beer @ TapRoom! TapRoom's signature event, the L.A.B. brings together San Diego's creative artists with San Diego's award-winning local breweries. Each event involves a new local artist(s) who displays their work for the month alongside some awesome local craft beer The event focuses showcasing to the public local artistic talent. This continually evolving event proves to get better with each installation as we build a following for the amazing beer and create a buzz in the art community. http://sdtaproom.com/lab




Saturday, May 10 - 1:00PM
2nd Saturday w/ STONE BREWING
Hamilton's Tavern
1521 30th St, San Diego, CA 92102
TBD




Monday, May 12 - 11:00AM
Hoppy Mondays @ TapRoom!
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Every Monday we tap some of the best and most hoppy beers available! Come on in to get your hop on!




Thursday, May 15 - 6:00PM-8:00PM
One Year Anniversary Celebration!
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station
2816 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106

Kris-Ketcham-Hero-6-988x658We are turning one year old, and we are celebrating in true Stone Brewing Co. fashion: BIG!


Thursday, May 15th we will have Steve Wagner, Mitch Steele, Jeremy Moynier, and Kris Ketcham on-site to answer all your questions about bringing Liberty Stations 10 barrel brewhouse to being!


Celebrate withus in our beer gardenby swirling, smelling, sipping, and repeating with exclusive Liberty Station brews!



Beer list to be determined.





Saturday, May 17 - 1:00PM
David Walkers Wild Ride
Hamilton's Tavern
1521 30th St, San Diego, CA 92102
David Walker and barrelmaster Jeffers from Firestone Walker are driving down with a very small selection of 5g keg s of their wild beers from barrelworks. They are going to be stopping in to 4 spots and spinning a wheel which will dictate which of the kegs gets tapped. David will then tap the beer and hang out with patrons! Blind Lady Alehouse - 3pm-4:30pm Live Wire - 5pm-6pm Toronado - 6:30pm-7:30pm Hamilton's Tavern - 8pm-9pm On Draught: Firestone Walker Parabola, Pale 31, Easy Jack, Opal, Winter Wooky and a special FSW sour beer TBD realtime!




Monday, May 19 - 11:00AM
Hoppy Mondays @ TapRoom!
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Every Monday we tap some of the best and most hoppy beers available! Come on in to get your hop on!




Wednesday, May 21 - 5:00PM
"Keep the Glass" Night with Avery Brewing Company
Plan 9 Alehouse
155 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025
Join us Tuesday, May 21st at 5pm for “Keep the Glass Night” with Avery Brewing Company. You will be able to enjoy several of their beers on tap and keep the glass!

Tap list TBA

Awesome glassware is limited. Only while supplies last. Don't miss out dummies!




Friday, May 23 - 3:00PM
Memorial Day Weekend w/Green Flash
Hamilton's Tavern
1521 30th St, San Diego, CA 92102
We are celebrating the troops all weekend long with Green Flash! Firkin Friday: Road Warrior Imperial Red Rye IPA from the cask! $1 per glass of any Green Flash beer will go to Homes For Our Troops! Monday 26th Memorial Day we will have a special commemorative GF/Hams Glass with a keep the glass and refill special showcasing a small selection of Green Flash rarities! Great Cause and a nice way to make a difference to our veterans!




Saturday, May 24 - 7:00PM
UFC 173 Barao vs. Dillashaw
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019




Monday, May 26 - 11:00AM
Hoppy Mondays @ TapRoom!
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Every Monday we tap some of the best and most hoppy beers available! Come on in to get your hop on!




Monday, June 02 - 11:00AM
Hoppy Mondays @ TapRoom!
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Every Monday we tap some of the best and most hoppy beers available! Come on in to get your hop on!




Wednesday, June 04 - 7:00PM-11:59PM
L.A.B. @ TapRoom
The TapRoom
1269 Garnet Ave, 92109, San Diego. CA
Local Art & Beer @ TapRoom! TapRoom's signature event, the L.A.B. brings together San Diego's creative artists with San Diego's award-winning local breweries. Each event involves a new local artist(s) who displays their work for the month alongside some awesome local craft beer The event focuses showcasing to the public local artistic talent. This continually evolving event proves to get better with each installation as we build a following for the amazing beer and create a buzz in the art community. http://sdtaproom.com/lab




Saturday, June 07 - 6:00PM
PPV Boxing - Miguel Cotto vs. Sergio Martinez
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019




Saturday, June 14 - 7:00PM
UFC 174 TBD vs. TBD
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019
Live on PPV from Vancouver, BC!




Saturday, July 05 - 7:00PM
UFC 175 - Weidman vs. Machida
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019




Saturday, September 27 - 7:00PM
UFC 178 TBD vs. TBD
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019




Saturday, December 06 - 7:00PM
UFC 181 TBD vs. TBD
Press Box Sports Lounge
2990 Jamacha Road Suite 120, El Cajon, CA 92019
LIVE from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Québec!