1521 30th Street, South Park
June 14 | Second Saturday: Join the party animals from Coronado Brewing Company fresh off being named the Champion Medium-sized Brewery on Planet Earth at the 2014 World Beer Cup. They’ll be celebrating that tremendous feat at Hamilton’s Tavern and serving up a grand assemblage of their craft creations, including the beers that helped them win them the top prize. | Hamilton’s Tavern, 1521 30th Street, South Park, 5 p.m.
2632 University Avenue, North Park
June 15 | Dad’s Day Barbecue: How can you improve a beer-adorned Dad’s day? Add a hefty side of succulent pork plucked straight from the grill. Such a suds-and-swine affair awaits at Carnitas’ Snack Shack. Treat pops to porky delicacies, butcher-to-plate demos, and beers from Benchmark Brewing Company, including the Grantville brewery’s new Offsides San Diego dark ale. | Carnitas’ Snack Shack, 2632 University Avenue, North Park, 12 p.m.
2816 Historic Decatur Road #116, Liberty Station
June 15 | Hoppy Father’s Day: Father’s Day is no time for repair work. Abiding by that, Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens sees nothing wrong with its method for celebrating dad…so they ain’t fixing it. Bring your male paternal unit to either of Stone’s farm-to-table eateries for special barbecue offerings and a tap list stocked with potent, hoppy India pale ales. | Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido; 2816 Historic Decatur Road, Point Loma, 10 a.m.
Other Notable Happenings
- June 10, 7 p.m. | Mike Hess Brewing Beer Dinner, Croce’s, Park West
- June 11, 5 p.m. | Sour Night, SD Taproom, Pacific Beach
- June 11, 5 p.m. | Petrus Anniversary Party, Small Bar, University Heights
- June 11, 7 p.m. | Drink the Point, Various Locations, Point Loma & Ocean Beach
- June 13, 7 p.m. | Beer + Sake Festival, Harrah's Resort Southern California, Valley Center
DISCLAIMER: In addition to his work as a freelance journalist, Brandon Hernández is an employee of Stone Brewing Co.