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August 2 | Grand Openings: Satellite tasting rooms solve geography problems for beer fans whose favorite fermentationists are a tad too far from home. Two new spots will hold official opening events. Kilowatt Brewing’s Oceanside Taproom and Provisions, and Pure Brewing’s Banker’s Hill entrant, Pure at the Park. Can’t make it Friday? The latter goes through Sunday. | Pure Project at the Park, 2865 Fifth Avenue, Bankers Hill; Kilowatt Brewing Taproom and Provisions, 406 Mission Avenue, Oceanside; Times Vary
August 3 | 23rd Anniversary: Born in a small brewpub on a tiny island, Coronado Brewing has come a long way over its 23-year existence and their crew will be celebrating in style with live music, raffles, food specials, and…oh yeah…more than 25 beers, including the staples that got them where they are today, as well as some interesting one-offs and rarities. | Coronado Brewing, 1205 Knoxville Street, Bay Park, 2 p.m.
August 9-11 | 24th Anniversary Weekend: AleSmith Brewing is stretching its birthday into three days, celebrating the art of beer and other art forms. But in the end, it’s about the beer and they’ll release a quartet of small-batch beers brewed with local small businesses, collab beers brewed with Faction Brewing and Gravity Heights, and this year’s barrel-aged Speedway Stout. | AleSmith Brewing, 9990 AleSmith Court, Miramar, Times Vary
August 16-18 | 23rd Anniversary Weekend: Nobody does anniversary parties like Stone Brewing. Friday, they’ll tap specialty brews at all of their satellite tasting rooms, Saturday they’ll hold a rare-beer festival at their home base in Escondido, and Sunday they’ll host a full-on brew fest at their Liberty Station brewpub | Various Locations; Times Vary.
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