Twist and Stout


Rare Beer Breakfast

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, Escondido

There aren’t enough opportunities to down suds before noon. Kick off Beer Week in style with rare beers worthy of pairing with the most important meal of the day.
Friday, Nov. 4, 9:30 a.m.,

San Diego’s Top Brewers Book Launch Party

Mission Brewery, East Village
Mingle and sip beers with the folks featured in a new book about the thriving San Diego craft-brewing scene.
Friday, Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m.,
San Diego Brewers Guild Festival

Ingram Park, Liberty Station
Beer Week’s official start is marked with a festival featuring beers from every member company of the San Diego Brewers Guild. Show up for the 11 a.m. VIP session and meet the crews behind the brews.
Saturday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m.,
Behind the Brewery Beer & Food Pairing

Home Brew Mart, Linda Vista
Enjoy a triple play as the MIHO Gastrotruck and Fiji Yogurt pair their specialty foods with Ballast Point Brewing Company’s world class beers at the latter’s Linda Vista brewery-turned-dining room.
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 3 p.m.,
Third Annual Fling Disc Golf Tourney with Green Flash

Hamilton’s Tavern, South Park
Toss some pleasantries back and forth on the Frisbee greens with some of San Diego’s brewing elite, then head back to Hamilton’s Tavern, where every beer drinker is a winner.
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5 p.m.,
New Belgium Brewmaster & Barrel Night

Churchill’s Pub, San Marcos
Beer Week isn’t all about locals. Taste rare sour beers straight from the barrels from this high-profile Colorado brewery in tandem with a special food-pairing menu from Chef A.G. Warfield.
Thursday, Nov. 10, 6 p.m.,
Green Flash 9th Anniversary Celebration

Green Flash Brewing Co., Mira Mesa
Benefiting the San Diego affiliate of the breast cancer foundation Susan G. Komen for the Cure, festivities at the company’s new brewery feature gourmet food trucks, games and, of course, the award-winning Green Flash beers.
Saturday, Nov. 12, noon,
Night of a Million Zillion Speedways

O’Brien’s Pub, Kearny Mesa
This event offers numerous specialty versions of the award-winning chocolate-coffee wonder that is AleSmith Speedway-plus an opportunity to chat up its renowned brewmaster, Peter Zien.
Saturday, Nov. 12, 5 p.m.,
Pour It Black Festival

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, Escondido
Explore top-quality porters, stouts and black IPAs from around the world at this first-ever festival devoted to surrendering to the darker side of brewing.
Sunday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m.,
Beer Garden

The Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla
Enjoy breathtaking views along with brews provided by local breweries, plus food prepared by big-name chefs from across the county, at Beer Week’s capstone event.
Sunday, Nov. 13, 12 p.m.,

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