1795 Hancock Street (Mission Brewery Plaza), Mission Hills
Boobs, Brats & Beer to Help Find the Cure: Mission Brewery Plaza’s Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment is teaming with Hillcrest sausage outfit, Salt and Cleaver, to offer beer and bratwurst in exchange for donations to Susan G. Komen 3-Day walking team Chicas for Chi Chis. | Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment, 2120 West Washington Street, Middletown, 4 p.m.
16761 Bernardo Center Drive, Rancho Bernardo
Boyz II Men Societe Beer Dinner: Urge Gastropub is celebrating Societe Brewing Company’s rapid maturation two ways: a four-course pairing dinner featuring artisan cheese, scallops and duck confit, and a keep-the-pint night with seven glass-filling options. | Urge Gastropub, 16761 Bernardo Center Drive, Rancho Bernardo, 5 p.m.
2816 Historic Decatur Road #116, Liberty Station
Beer U – Craft Beer in San Diego: There’s no better way to learn about the history of craft brewing in San Diego than to drink some of the region’s most noteworthy beers during an educational segment that will feature yours truly expounding on this exciting subject. | Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 2816 Historic Decatur Road, Liberty Station, 7 p.m.
887 West San Marco Boulevard, San Marcos
Bear Republic Pairing Dinner: Five courses of innovative, beer-pairable cuisine is luring Bear Republic Brewing Company from Healdsburg to San Marcos, and they’re bringing rarities like Churchill X, Old Scoutter’s, and Old Baba Yaga along for the ride and the quaffing. | Churchill’s Pub & Grille, 887 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, 7 p.m.
Note: All of the events above can be found on the official San Diego Beer Week site..
Disclosure: In addition to his work as a staff writer for the Reader, Brandon Hernández is also a communications specialist for Stone Brewing Co. However, his recommendation of the aforementioned event organized by the company is provided independent of that employment relationship. That said, of course, he’d like the opportunity to interact with readers.