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Friday, February 3, 2017
THE BREWSPAPER / FEBRUARY TO DO LIST IN SAN DIEGO
Car on right is headed from Wyoming’s Melvin Brewing to San Diego for a warm day and to celebrate National 2×4 Day tomorrow!
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beverage-industry, they say it takes until March for beer-consumption to
rebound to normal levels after the holidays. Good thing San Diego’s
beer-slingers didn’t get that memo, because February is jam-packed with a broad
array of fun events celebrating local ales and lagers. Check out these standout
events, and see a full list on our events page.
February 4 | Sour
Saturday & Fourth Anniversary:
into one of the smallest but coolest beer-bars in San Diego for the ale-equivalent
of an acid-drop. Cast your line and reel in a variety of sour beers tapped in
celebration of this pier-mounted saloon, eatery and bait-and-tackle shop. |
Fathom Bistro Bait & Tackle, 1776 Shelter Island Drive, Shelter Island, 10
February 4 | National
Melvin Brewing is tapping its award-winning 2×4 imperial IPA (it’s taken
top-honors at the World Beer Cup, Great American Beer Festival and multiple
Alpha King Challenges) across the country, and Hamilton’s Tavern is where you can
taste it and other Melvin hop-bombs. | Hamilton’s Tavern, 1521 30th Street,
South Park, 12 p.m.
February 11 |
from throughout Southern California will not only show up in-force to help
raise funds for the Keep A Breast Foundation, many of them will bring
creatively crafted, pink-hued beers brewed especially for this fest, one of the
best in our county each year. | Bagby Beer Company; 601 South Coast Highway;
Oceanside; VIP: 12 p.m., General Admission: 1 p.m.
February 11 | Carnival
beer? Like coffee? Like beer and coffee infused into a buzzworthy beverage?
Then head to this fest celebrating all you hold sacred via top-quality beers
from breweries plucked from around the country, and watch as stimulants and
depressants go head-to-head! | Modern Times Beer Company; 3612 Kurtz Street;
Point Loma; VIP: 11 a.m., General Admission: 12 p.m.
February 18 | Winter
winter in San Diego is pretty much like every other season in San Diego from a
weather standpoint, this night-time fest won’t center around brawny stouts and
strong ales. Come expecting an array of all styles, including SD’s sun-ready
IPAs. | San Diego Hall of Champions; 2131 Pan American Plaza; Balboa Park; VIP:
6 p.m., General Admission: 7 p.m.
February 25-26 |
10th Anniversary Beer Fest:
a decade, SD TapRoom has gone big in the bday department, throwing suds-soaked
parties over multiple days. The big 1-0 will be no different thanks to 100
specialty beers, including Pliny the Younger and venue-exclusive Boxcar
Speedway. | SD TapRoom, 1269 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach, Times Vary