SF Beer Week – it starts now!

Here we are again, the start of SF Beer Week. I’ve gathered my itinerary on the surprisingly good SF Beer Week site. Well, it’s not pretty.

I’m going to somehow need to be in about 4 places at all times to make every event I want to. Wouldn’t you know it, just when I sent my 3 clones out for dry cleaning.

It should also be noted that smack dab in the middle of this, Toronado is hosting there always amazing ‘Tion night — a night filled with beers ending in -tion from Russian River.

Russian River Tion Night
20+ Russian River Beers
Toronado
Tuesday, Feb 10th, 6pm-close

And also, the event that really started Beer Week, but for whatever reason the SF Brewers Guild repeatedly fail to mention it, the one and only Toronado Barleywine Festival (the 22nd annual!!!) is on Saturday February 14th. Don’t miss this. Really, don’t. 10am-close. You can also go on Sunday, but all the best beers will be gone by then.

Here’s my full list of events I want to hit — 57 of them — how many I will actually hit? I dunno. I’ll be dead if I hit half of them. The two at Toronado are a lock though.

 

Fort Point Brewery on Ocean Ave
The Ave Bar
1607 Ocean Ave., San Francisco
February 7
1:00 – 10:00pm

Battle of the Brews Charity Event
Royal Exchange
301 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
February 7
1:00 – 6:00pm

Evening with Sierra Nevada
Pi Bar
1432 Valencia Street, San Francisco
February 7
3:00 – 11:30pm

Meet the Brewer of Heretic Brewing Co
Zeitgeist
199 Valencia, San Francisco
February 7
4:00 – 8:00pm

Battle of the Guilds (SF, LA and San Diego!) 45 taps
Zeitgeist
199 Valencia st, San Francisco
February 8
1:00 – 5:00pm

Lagunitas Carnival!
Diving Dog Brewhouse
1802 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland
February 8
2:00 – 11:30pm

The Can Van Meet and Greet
Rosamunde Sausage Grill – Mission
2832 Mission Street, San Francisco
February 8
6:00 – 10:00pm

Chemical Nature: Sipping Session with Alpha Acid Brewing Company….
City Beer Store
1168 Folsom Street, San Francisco
February 9
1:00 – 3:00pm

Gestalt Haus Grand Re-Opening with Allagash and Federation
Gestalt Haus
3159 16th Street, San Francisco
February 9
3:00 – 11:00pm

Come Meet Anchor Brewers
Zeitgeist
199 Valencia, San Francisco
February 9
4:00 – 8:00pm

IPAs, ABV, & Bukowski
Fig & Thistle
313 Ivy Street, San Francisco
February 9
4:00 – 10:00pm

Beer from the other Side, with Beer by BART
The Beer Hall
1 Polk St., San Francisco
February 9
5:00 – 11:30pm

The Tale of the Hop: Sipping Session with Societe, Alpine, and Nick Fullmer….
City Beer Store
1168 Folsom Street, San Francisco
February 9
6:00 – 10:00pm

21A Library Stash Tasting
21st Amendment Brewery
563 2nd Street, San Francisco
February 9
7:00 – 10:00pm

Seeing Pink Elephants with Ballast Point
540 Club
540 Clement St., San Francisco
February 9
7:00 – 11:00pm

Beer Trivia
Rosamunde Sausage Grill – Mission
2832 Mission Street, San Francisco
February 9
8:00 – 10:00pm

Evening with Allagash Brewery
Pi Bar
1432 Valencia Street, San Francisco
February 10
3:00 – 11:30pm

15 Tap Takeover with Lagunitas & special 4:20 tapping
Zeitgeist
199 Valencia, San Francisco
February 10
4:00 – 8:00pm

Tap Takeover w/ Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
Fat Angel
1740 O’Farrell St., San Francisco
February 10
5:00 – 11:00pm

First Annual Divisadero Beer Week Bar Crawl
Divisadero Street
500-800 Divisadero Street , San Francisco
February 10
5:30 – 10:00pm

Russian River Tion Night – 20+ Russian River Beers
Toronado
547 Haight Street, San Francisco
Tuesday, Feb 10th
6pm-close

Yeast Flavor Profile Demonstration Event
Triple Voodoo Brewery and Tap Room
2245 3rd street, San Francisco
February 10
6:00 – 10:00pm

SFBW Faces the Hopocalypse
Hopwater Distribution
850 Bush Street, San Francisco
February 10
6:30 – 10:00pm

Pliny the Younger Charity Event
Monks Kettle
3141 16th Street, San Francisco
February 11
11:00am – 2:00pm

South of Market Stroll: Sipping Session with Cellarmaker and The Rare Barrel…
City Beer Store
1168 Folsom Street, San Francisco
February 11
1:00 – 5:00pm

Triple Voodoo 5th Anniversary Party
Triple Voodoo Brewery and Tap Room
2245 3rd Street, San Francisco
February 11
3:00 – 10:00pm

Evening with Russian River Brewery
Pi Bar
1432 Valencia Street, San Francisco
February 11
3:00 – 11:30pm

Almanac 20 Tap Takeover
Zeitgeist
199 Valencia st, San Francisco
February 11
4:00 – 8:00pm

Collaboration Compilation
Public House
24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco
February 11
5:00 – 10:00pm

Beer & Cheese Pairing
Kezar Pizzetta
775 Frederick st, San Francisco
February 11
5:00 – 8:00pm

4th Annual Craft Beer and Grilled Cheese Pairing
The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen – Mission
2400 Harrison St, San Francisco
February 11
6:00 – 9:00pm

Festival of Firkins
Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery
1398 Haight Street, San Francisco
February 12
11:00am – 8:00pm

Whiskey Made From Craft Beer Pre-Release!
Bartlett Hall
242 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco
February 12
12:00 – 10:00pm

Anchor Brewing – Half Moon Bay Brewing – Baeltane Tap takeover
Richmond Republic Draught House
642 Clement st, San Francisco
February 12
12:00 – 11:30pm

Evening with Fort Point Brewery
Pi Bar
1432 Valencia Street, San Francisco
February 12
3:00 – 11:30pm

Triple Voodoo Brewing / La Fromagerie Beer And Cheese Pairing Education
Triple Voodoo Brewery and Tap Room
2245 3rd Street, San Francisco
February 12
3:00 – 8:00pm

Anderson Valley Tap Takeover
Zeitgeist
199 Valencia st, San Francisco
February 12
4:00 – 8:00pm

Ballast Point Tap Takeover
Public House
24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco
February 12
4:00 – 10:00pm

CAN IT! A Canned Craft Beer Showcase with Nick Fullmer Koozy Design Giveaway!
Church Key
1402 Grant Ave., San Francisco
February 12
5:00 – 11:30pm

Fort Point Tap Takeover
The Page
298 Divisadero St., San Francisco
February 12
5:00 – 8:00pm

A Night with 4505 Burgers & BBQ, Jim ‘n Nick’s, and Good People Brewing
4505 Burgers & BBQ
705 Divisadero , San Francisco
February 12
5:30 – 10:00pm

The Ave’s Hot List
The Ave Bar
1607 Ocean Ave., San Francisco
February 13
3:00 – 9:00pm

Evening with Anchor Brewing Company
Pi Bar
1432 Valencia Street, San Francisco
February 13
3:00 – 11:30pm

Drake’s Brewing Tasting: 500 Pale Ale, Amber Ale & Denogginizer IPA
Bi-Rite Market Divisadero Street
550 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
February 13
4:00 – 6:00pm

4505 & Anchor Brewing Whole Hog BBQ
4505 Burgers & BBQ
705 Divisadero, San Francisco
February 13
5:30 – 10:00pm

Library of Beer: Sipping Session with Stone Brewing Company Featuring “Dr.” Bill Sysak….
City Beer Store
1168 Folsom Street, San Francisco
February 13
6:00 – 10:00pm

Tap Takeover and Meet the Brewers of Sierra Nevada
Zeitgeist
199 Valencia , San Francisco
February 13
6:00 – 10:00pm

Cask & Queso: Triple Fermented – Beer, Cheese and Bread
ThirstyBear Brewing Company
661 Howard Street , San Francisco
February 13
6:00 – 9:00pm

22nd Annual Toronado Barleywine Festival – 50-ish barleywines on tap
Toronado
Order by size and number – cash only!
547 Haight Street, San Francisco
February 14
10am-Close

Bay area IPA Face off!
Richmond Republic Draught House
642 Clement st, San Francisco
February 14
10:00am – 11:30pm

21st Amendment New San Leandro Brewery Sneak Peek
21st Amendment Brewery – San Leandro
2010 Williams Street, San Leandro
February 14
11:00am – 3:00pm

It’s Time for Barleywine!
Noc Noc
557 Haight Street, San Francisco
February 14
1:00 – 11:00pm

Meet Bear Republic Crew and Tap Takeover
Zeitgeist
199 Valencia st, San Francisco
February 14
4:00 – 8:00pm

Brewers Sunday Tea
21st Amendment Brewery
563 2nd Street, San Francisco
February 15
11:00am – 3:30pm

Bike Dog Brewing Company, Mojo Bike Cafe, and 4505
4505 Burgers & BBQ
705 & 639 Divisadero Street , San Francisco
February 15
2:00 – 6:00pm

Secret Tapping – if you know, you know…
Rosamunde Sausage Grill – Mission
2832 Mission Street, San Francisco
February 15
4:00 – 5:00pm

4th Annual Craft Beer and Grilled Cheese Pairing
The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen – South Park
1 South Park Ave, San Francisco
February 15
6:00 – 8:00pm