Remember those Lost Abbey Ultimate Box sets from a while back? Well you’ll get the chance to taste the beers included in that box set with Tomme Arthur, director of brewery operations for The Lost Abbey, in an intimate setting during San Diego Beer Week. We’re calling it The Lost Abbey Box Set Listening Party with Tomme Arthur, and we’ll feature and Encore by Port Brewing. Read Full Article →
With 300 channels of duck hunting, antique trading, and a whole lot of prison documentaries, it’s about damn time we had some honest, quality programing about the burgeoning beverage scenes in the modern world. Brew Dogs is the first such show that’s caught our attention, and the timing is great, since it premieres tonight, Tuesday September 24th, on the Esquire Network. The Dogs (UK’s James Watt and Martin Dickie) traveled through San Diego to check out our scene, and spend some time with the local hop-heads, including our buddy Greg Koch from Stone, with whom they constructed the worlds first “brewery on a moving train“. Set your DVR or check it out On Demand, who knows, you might even see a familiar spot in a familiar neighborhood.
On Tuesday September 17th, El Dorado Cocktail Lounge will open its doors at 7PM for their Fall Menu Release Party. These are always some of our favorite events company wide, as friends and new faces from around San Diego come together to sip, sample, and enjoy El D’s newest concoctions amongst the finest company around. And to keep you in fine imbibing shape, the gang from Soda & Swine will be in the house to dish up some fresh meatball sliders. Acid Jazz group Harley Magsino will be putting on a live show, with DJ V-Rock providing some warm tunes to pair well with your crisp drinks. Check out the full upcoming menu after the break, and we’ll see you there. Read Full Article →
Next Tuesday, September 10th, Polite Provisions will continue their monthly Tropical Tuesday series. Every second Tuesday of the month, they invite a guest to help them transform the bar into a tropical paradise, complete with a special menu of twists on classic Tiki cocktails. This month the menu will be prepared by Brooke Arthur of House Spirits, stop by and bring your best Hawaiian shirt.