1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido
May 28 | Adam Avery Birthday Dinner: The only Avery Brewing Company brew most people know is White Rascal wit, but there’s lots more where that came from and founder Adam Avery will bring 15 of his rarest barrel-aged beers (last-time-some-of-them-will-ever-be-poured rare) to town when Stone Brewing Co. celebrate his birthday along with seven farm-to-table courses. | Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, 7 p.m.
2055 Thibodo Road, Suite H, Vista
May 31 | 4th Anniversary Party: POSTPONED.
8830 Rehco Road, Suite D, Miramar
May 31 | 2nd Anniversary Party: They may just be turning two, but the folks at Rough Draft Brewing Company are celebrating like adults and releasing 2nd Draft Manhattan, a version of the house Belgian-style tripel aged on bourbon-laced oak chips along with cherries and aromatic bitters. It’s a cocktail in a glass, built to toast another successful year in the beer business. | Rough Draft Brewing Company, 8830 Recho Road, Miramar, 12 p.m. & 4 p.m. (two sessions)
Other Notable Happenings
- May 28, 6 p.m. | Goose Island Migration Week Kick-Off, OB Noodle House: Bar 1502, Ocean Beach
- May 29, 12 p.m. | Progressive Cask, White Labs, Miramar
- May 31, 1 p.m. | Bacon & Barrels, Embarcadero Marina Park South, Downtown
- May 31 – June 1, 10 a.m. | Santee Street Fair & Craft Brew Festival, Riverview Parkway & Town Center Parkway, Santee
DISCLAIMER: In addition to his work as a freelance journalist, Brandon Hernández is an employee of Stone Brewing Co.