A full throttle day with events all over the county. Our best 4 picks…

Karl Strauss & Belching Beaver @ SD Tap Room

Wednesday, November 11, 3-11:30pm

t© The Tap Room

t© The Tap Room

SD Tap Room

 1269 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA, 92109



TWO simultaneous tap takeovers at the best place in town to know how much beer is left BEFORE you arrive: LIVE BEER Founding father, Karl Strauss will roll out a number of their sours and Vista’s Belching Beaver will offer many rarities. Note that they will each have a peanut butter beer on tap: Karl’s Peanut Butter Porter and Belching’s beloved Peanut Butter Milk Stout. Here’s the list for ogling purposes:

Karl Strauss Deux Amis (sour collab. w/ Monkey Paw)

 Karl Strauss Under the Stairs Peach sour 

Karl Strauss Under the Stairs Fig sour 

Karl Strauss Under the Stairs Cherry sour 

Karl Strauss Under the Stairs Raspberry sour 

Karl Strauss Just a Little Brett Sour 

Karl Strauss Barrel-Aged Vanilla Wreck Alley 2013 

Karl Strauss Mouette a Trois ’12 Karl Strauss BA Flan-diddly-anders 

Karl Strauss Who’s Your Pappy 

Karl Strauss Control Point Sour

Karl Strauss Peanut Butter Cup Porter 

Belching Beaver TapRoom 8th Anniv Mexican Chocolate Stout 

Belching Beaver Hop Highway IPA 

Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Milk Stout 

Belching Beaver Maple Bourbon Horchata 

Belching Beaver Coffee infused beavers milk on nitro 

Belching Beaver Mango Easy Beaver 

Belching Beaver Peter Brett pale 

Belching Beaver Hop Highway 

Belching Beaver TapRoom 8th Anniversary 

Belching Beaver Pound Town IIIPA

 Cask Attack!

Wednesday, November 11, 5-7pm

t© Stone Brewing Co.

t© Stone Brewing Co.

Stone Brewing Co.

1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA, 92029


11 casks, 11 brewers, 11 mallets: a bell rings at 5pm and this annual Beer Week extravaganza begins. Here’s a great chance to mingle with the people who’ve made your beer. This is the 2015 lineup:

  • Reed Miller – Stone Delicious IPA w/Orange Peel, Ginger, Toasted Sesame Seeds & Grains of Paradise
  • Corey Browne-Diaz – Stone Smoked Porter w/Toasted Coconut, Cacao Nibs & Vanilla
  • Pedro Vaz Carvalho – Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.0 Double Dry Hopped w/Amarillo Hops & Grapefruit Zest
  • José Flores – Stone Enjoy By 12.25.15 IPA w/Lactose & Strawberry
  • Otto Herrmann – Stone Coffee Milk Stout w/Hazelnuts & Vanilla
  • Jeffrey Cohen – Stone IPA w/Black Tea & Lemon
  • Ethan Spiro – Stone Delicious IPA w/Fresh Grapefruit, Guava & Mango
  • David Blickenstaff – Stone Pale Ale 2.0 w/Pumpkin, Marshmallows, Maple Syrup, Cinnamon & Nutmeg
  • Ronnie Riedell – Stone Pale Ale 2.0 w/Espresso, Vanilla Bean & Chocolate Mint
  • Mariah Gordon – Stone Coffee Milk Stout w/Garam Masala
  • Brandon Jacobs – Stone Pale Ale 2.0 w/Ceylon Tea, Hibiscus & Oak

 Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen Chef and Brewmaster’s Dinner with Booze Brothers Brewing Co.

Wednesday, November 11, 6-8pm

t© Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen

t© Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen

Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen

230 South Santa Fe, Vista, CA, 92084


$64.29 Tickets

Vista has it all going on these days: brewhouses making great beer and great places to drink that beer. Tonight’s team-up is Flying Pig’s Chef Marco Moser and Cicerone Stacey Marshall & Booze Brothers’ brewmaster, Donny Firth. Five special course and pairings:

Local beet brined Scottish salmon belly, marinated baby shiitake, pear anise mignonette, tarragon.
Fuyu persimmon, house made pancetta, smoked clam purslane, pink peppercorn a la minute ricotta & whey emulsion with Snow Blind Belgian Wit
Stone ground Dijon laminated pappardelle, wild boar ragu, manchego cheese with Easy Rider Brown Ale
Mushroom stuffed all natural porchetta, sweet potato puree, rosemary braised salsify, pickled shallot with Ol’ Grandaddy IIPA
Pumpkin cheese cake, garam masala whipped cream, butterscotch caramel sauce with Apple Champagne Ale

 Beer Dinner with Green Flash

Wednesday, November 11, 7-10:00pm

t© Slater's 50/50

t© Slater’s 50/50

Slater’s 50/50 Liberty Station

2750 Dewey Rd. #193, San Diego, CA, 92106


$50 Tickets

Bacon burger powerhouse, Slater’s 50/50 (you figure out the ratio) is creating a dinner tonight with Green Flash Brewing. Owner and Founder, Scott Slater will be in attendance along with the house Cicerone, Mark Schultz, and Green Flash’s Director of Beer Education, Dave Adams, so ask LOTS of questions. With 7 courses and 7 beers this promises to be a bacchanalian gut buster of a Beer Week dinner. The menu:

Thai Sriracha Wings paired with Segal Ranch Session IPA
Crispy Brussels Sprouts paired with Fresco Sauvage Saison
Slater’s Vampire Dip paired with Soul Style IPA
Fried Chicken and Mancakes paired with Grand Cru
Porka Cola BBQ Sandwich paired with Flanders Drive
Tres Colores Burger paired with Imperial IPA
Bacon Brownie paired with Unblended Silva Stout on nitro

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