San Jose’s Wine Affairs recently made available their events for the upcoming SF Beer Week 2013 celebration. Combined with a schedule recently posted on the SF Beer Week website, the following is a round up of their events:
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Blind IPA Tasting
The ultimate Showdown. Taste 8 delicious West Coast style IPAs blind. Some that you know and love, others that will surprise you. Put your palate to the test!
– West Coast Style IPA
– Single, Double, or Imperial
– No Rye or Wheat IPAs
– Arranged (roughly) by IBU
Results will be announced and taps revealed at 8:30PM.
Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Dogfish Head: Fresh hops and fresh beats
***Vintage: A Vinyl Swap***
Presented by Fat Headphones & On The Corner Records. Come dig for records – everything from Funk, Soul, Jazz, Rock, Hip-Hop, Latin, and Afro-Funk!
Featuring Dogfish Head musically inspired brews! Tapping kegs of Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew Imperial Stout and Robert Johnson’s Hellhound On My Ale IPA. Plus a sampling of Dogfish Head’s Ancient Ales series.
DJ Jeff Jagged and DJ Fat Headphones will be spinning worldwide rare grooves and all that is strange, funky, and soulful.
Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.: Lagunitas Craft Beerds Night!
Two things that go well together: beer and facial hair. It’s true! And there’s a book to prove it! Join us as we welcome the author of the Craft Beerds book and, one of the biggest proponents of “Beerds,” Lagunitas for a night not easily forgotten. Sideburns, moustaches, and beards encouraged (real or fake!).
– Book Signing and Meet The Author
– Facial Hair Discount on Lagunitas Brews(real or fake!)
– Secret “Stache” of Lagunitas Brews
– Get your picture with Harriet, the bearded Sumpin’ Girl
Stay tuned for more details!
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.: 21st Amendment Presidential Debate
What’s more American than grilled cheese, apple pie, and a good ol’ fashioned presidential debate?! In honor of President Washington born 2/22/1732 and President Lincoln born 2/12/1809, we are featuring 21st Amendment’s Sneak Attack Saison and Brew Free or Die! IPA. Come vote for your fave prez by drinking beer!
Plus the Grilled Cheese Bandits food truck will be parked outside from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. and our kitchen will be serving up apple pie. Yay for America!
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.: Valentine’s Allagash Pairing
Love is in the air! Treat that special someone or stir up a new romance. Featuring a four course prix fixe menu and specialty Allagash pairing.
Stay tuned for more details. Taking Reservations starting Feb 1st, 2013.
As events and beer lineups may sometimes change, please check with the host establishment directly if you are extra excited about a particular event and/or beer during SF Beer Week. To let me know about the latest and upcoming San Jose and South Bay beer news and events, please comment below or email me at email@example.com. For a list of the top San Jose and South Bay beer spots, visit the EatDrinkPlaySanJose.com Beer page.
To receive updates whenever a new article is published, click on the subscribe link near the top of this article. For Twitter updates, follow me at @gratefulhubby. Please drink responsibly. Cheers! Prost! Gun bae!