The Delicious Drink-ups at SF Beer Week
San Francisco Beer Week is a magical time of year when the finest brewers in the West descend on the Bay Area with everything from casks of kolsch to ponies of pale ale, bottles of barley wine, drams of dunkels, pints of porter, handles of hazies, growlers of gose, and cans of collaboration beers!
After a long drought, there are tons of great tastings, pairings, shows, and even a honky tonk this year to try. Below are just some of the best SF events, but there are events happening all over the Bay Area too. For the full festival, schedule go to sfbeerweek.org
The 5 official colab beers of sfbeerweek 2022:
Collaboration beers are usually strange and fun to taste, whenever you have several excellent brewers making one beer, it’s a bit like an NBA All-Star game, you can put the finest players on the same team there’s just no guarantee they will play well together, but either way, it’s going to be entertaining for the fans!
The SF Beer Week collab beers are all IPA’s this year (awesome) and are limited (hurry), so if you want to guarantee to taste them all you should hit the 21st Amendment kickoff party this Friday in the East Bay which is a fundraiser for the Bay Area Brewers Guild. Or in SF is at the new Thrive City Harmonic Brewing kickoff party (also this Friday 2.11).
See all about the SF BEER WEEK kickoff parties here. And to pick up collab beers they should also be on the shelf at City Beer Store.
Awesome SF BEER WEEK EVENTS 2/11 – 2/20
21 Amendment & Broke-Ass Stuart’s Cornhole Tournament of Champions
Obviously, the funnest SF Beer Week event is our famous Beer Week Cornhole Tournament, this year it’s at 21st Amendment in San Francisco. The gaming experts at Play in the Bay Sport & Social Club will hold three FREE tournaments throughout the day (all outdoors) There are going to be sweet prizes for the winning teams, and of course all kinds of good beers to drink, 21st Amendment is also releasing its brand new delicious-looking small batch double IPA that we’ll all get to try first.
WHEN: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH, 1PM – 6pm
WHERE: 21ST AMENDMENT, 563 2ND ST, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94107
Event Page Here
Brisket, Blonde and Bomba at Barley, SF
Barley’s a great little joint with a BIG beer selection and good food to boot. 20 taps serve beers from all over CA, on a bar made out of a fallen cypress tree from Buena Vista park. There having cool beer and food events all week. Their Super Bowl watch party is featuring Behind You! Blonde from Federation and a new release collaboration with Hella Coastal, Bomba Nights Stout. The kitchen will be slow cooking some South Carolina brisket for a specialty melt served up with coleslaw and that tangy mustard sauce. Pimento Cheese dip, hummus, spinach artichoke dip, cheese and meat boards and of course our famous house melts will also be in attendance. Oh! and they’ll play the super bowl too.
feb 13 sun 3:30pm
Cost: Pay As You Go
FULL Barley Beer Week Menu/events here
Stout & Chocolate Pairings @ Outer Orbit
This new ‘Hapa-Hawaiian’ eatery in the outer mission is a melting-pot of Asian cuisines and a bar full of craft beers. Signature dishes include house-made Spam Musubi, and guava wood-smoked Pig Melt. They got 12 taps and 7 pinball machines. But this Sunday it’s time for “chocolate-centric expressions of love” with three delectable stouts paired with luscious chocolate bars from three amazing San Francisco Asian-American women chocolatiers! Featuring beer from Jackie O’s Return Flight, TOØL Bourista, and Fort George Matryoshka. San Francisco Craft Chocolates provided by Kokak Chocolates, Jade Chocolates and Socola Chocolatier.
feb 14 mon 5pm
3215 Mission St. SF
Hot Chicken, Nasville honky tonk & Henhouse!
HenHouse tap takeover (they always have a variety of great beers) with live music from Nashville Honeymoon at 7pm to play some honky tonk music. Chef Joe is going to have some Nashville Hot chicken wings on special, too.
feb16 wed 3pm
Bay Area West Coast IPA Competition @ Richmond Republic
6th annual Blind West Coast IPA competition. Buy a flight and vote for your favorite. 12 of their favorite Bay Area breweries competing. Results will be announced the next day. Also RRD has a bunch of great tap takeovers happening throughoutout the week.
feb 18 fri 5pm
642 clement st. SF
Singin’ with the Sisters @ Laughing Monk
KJ Eileen and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence join us at the Monk for a karaoke bacchanal to mark the release of a wine-lager hybrid five months in the making. Zinfandel grapes and their Holy Ghost Pilsner have been co-fermenting all winter, available at two strengths in the taproom only. Drag, belting, gender-bending, crooning, & general revelry highly encouraged.
Cousins Maine Lobster truck will be on the block.
feb18 fri 7pm
Laughing Monk Brewery
1439 Egbert Ave A
Local & Tartine Teacake Pairing
Two classic SF brands, too weird a pairing to pass up! Four limited Local beers (including sours & bourbon barrel-aged beers) — each paired with a Tartine Manufactory teacake.
First session starts promptly at 1:30p, and tasting/pairing will end at 3:30p. Second session starts promptly at 4:30p, and will end at 6:00p. Tickets include four Local beers (a mix of limited release and barrel-aged sours) — each paired with a Tartine Manufactory teacake (pairings to be updated later this month).
Sat, February 19, 2022 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM PST
Local Brewing Co. 69 Bluxome Street