Excitement is brewing for 4th annual SD Beer Week
by Mariko Lamb
Oct 31, 2012 | 6934 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Pizza Port brewer and Ocean Beach resident Sean Ferrell, left, is pictured with fellow brewer Peter Trapani and general manger Torie Bell at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, Colo., recently. Last year, the Pizza Port in Ocean Beach received the prestigious title of “Small Brewpub of the Year” and head brewer Yiga Miyashiro was awarded “Small Brewer of the Year.”                                         
                                                                              Courtesy photo by Pizza Port Solana Beach
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Plenty of OB events on tap for 10-day celebration

San Diego’s fourth annual Beer Week returns from Nov. 2 to 11 to show off San Diego’s thriving craft beer industry and delight the taste buds of beer aficionados countywide — including several events in Ocean Beach and Point Loma.

The annual 10-day celebration, sponsored by the nonprofit San Diego Brewer’s Guild, supports the city’s many breweries, restaurants, pubs and other businesses that comprise of the craft beer mecca that is San Diego, which was recently named the No. 1 “beer city” in the country by Men’s Journal.

As one of the world’s top craft-beer destinations, San Diego will host some top-of-the-line events featuring the finest craft brews the county’s beloved breweries have to offer. Here is a condensed list of a few of the events going on.

FRIDAY, Nov. 2

• Night of Delirium & Belgian Breweries, 4 p.m. at The Public House La Jolla, 830 Kline St.

• San Diego IPA extravaganza, 5 to 11:45 p.m., Pizza Port Ocean Beach, 1956 Bacon St.

• Super sours, noon, Sessions Public, 4204 Voltaire St.

• Beer week kick off and rough draft, 6 p.m., Slater’s 50/50, 2750 Dewey Road in Liberty Station

SATURDAY, Nov. 3

• Coronado Day, noon, TapRoom, 1269 Garnet Ave.

• Russian River & Bear Republic, 4 p.m., The Public House La Jolla, 830 Kline St.

• One-year-and-under San Diego breweries, noon to 11 p.m. Sessions Public, 4204 Voltaire St.

SUNDAY, Nov. 4

• Moorgat Brewery Night, 4 p.m., The Public House La Jolla, 830 Kline St.

• Duvel art glass brunch, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sessions Public, 4204 Voltaire St.

• Green Flash Brewing night, TBA, Raglan Public House, 1851 Bacon St.

MONDAY, Nov. 5

• Ballast Point: “Can you Cali-co?” 5 p.m., Raglan Public House, 1851 Bacon St.

• Slater’s 50/50 first anniversary brew-release party, 6 p.m., Slater’s 50/50, 2750 Dewey Road in Liberty Station

TUESDAY, Nov. 6

• Alesmith night with beer and cheese pairing, 4 p.m., The Public House La Jolla, 830 Kline St.

• Pizza Port, Port Brewing and Lost Abbey night, 5 p.m., Pizza Port Ocean Beach, 1956 Bacon St.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7

• Stone Brewing Co. night, 4 p.m., The Public House La Jolla, 830 Kline St.

• Brew, food, beer tasting and book signing, 6 p.m., Karl Strauss Brewing Company, 1044 Wall St.

• Eagle Rock Brewery and Sierra Nevada rare beer night, 5 p.m., Pizza Port Ocean Beach, 1956 Bacon St.

• Pizza Port beer dinner, 6 p.m., Table 926, 926 Turquoise St.

• Humpday’s Not Too Rough (Draft), 4 to 10 p.m., Sessions Public, 4204 Voltaire St.

• Happy hour for dogs and humans with Lagunitas Brewing Company,

4:15 p.m., Slater’s 50/50, 2750 Dewey Road in Liberty Station

• Stone Brewing and farmers market night, 6 p.m., Raglan Public House, 1851 Bacon St.

THURSDAY, Nov. 8

• Mikkeller night, 4 p.m., The Public House La Jolla, 830 Kline St.

• New Belgium Lips of Faith night,

5 p.m., Pizza Port Ocean Beach, 1956 Bacon St.

• Cismontane tap takeover, 4 to

10 p.m., Sessions Public, 4204 Voltaire St.

• Coronado Brewing final, 6 p.m., Raglan Public House, 1851 Bacon St.

• Meet the brewers: Bear Republic and Manzanita, 6 p.m., Slater’s 50/50, 2750 Dewey Road in Liberty Station

FRIDAY, Nov. 9

• Green Flash, Founders and St. Feuillien night, 4 p.m., The Public House La Jolla, 830 Kline St.

• Beer and chocolate with Sea Salt Candy Co., 4 p.m., Rock Bottom La Jolla, 8980 Villa La Jolla Drive

• Sour and rare beer night, 5 p.m., Pizza Port Ocean Beach, 1956 Bacon St.

• Stone Brewery’s Bastard’s Barbeque, 6 to 11 p.m., Sessions Public, 4204 Voltaire St.

SATURDAY, Nov. 10

• Ballast Point Nitro five ways, 5 to

11 p.m., Sessions Public, 4204 Voltaire St.

SUNDAY, Nov. 11

• Rare and barred aged beer night,

4 p.m., The Public House La Jolla, 830 Kline St.

• Beer garden, noon, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, 11480 N. Torrey Pines Road

To check out a full list of San Diego Beer Week happenings, visit www.sdbw.org.
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