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Since most beer events happen on the weekends, we thought we would post weekly beer event roundups on Thursdays. But we’re not just focusing on the weekends, listings will highlight beer events throughout the week. Make sure to see the full calendar below or click over to our Events page to see more beer events.

Got an event coming up you would like to see listed? Email us at events@sandiegobeerblog.com

Thursday, Oct 14:

Ritual Tavern Oktoberfest with Weihenstephan – Ritual Tavern is celebrating Oktoberfest with Weihenstephan. They’ll have keep the glass specials and plenty of German beer and food.

Friday, Oct 15:

Iron Fist Brewing Company Grand Opening – San Diego Counties newest brewery celebrates their grand opening in Vista. They’ll be serving Golden Age – Belgian Style Golden Strong Ale 9% ABV, Spice of Life – Belgian Style Spiced Ale 6.5% ABV, Renegade Blonde – Klosch Style Ale 5 % ABV, Dubbel Fisted – Belgian Style Dubbel (with a CA Twist) 8% ABV and Hired Hand – Belgian Style Saison 6.5% ABV

KNB Wine Cellars Black IPA Fest – Black IPAs seem to be all the rage these days. KNB will have at least 12 on tap. We’re looking forward to trying 21st Amendment Brewing Co.’s Back in Black and Grand Teton Brewing Co’s Trout Hop among others.

Saturday, Oct 16:

Ballast Point 14th Anniversary Festival – 45 Ballast Point beers on tap. 18 guest breweries and only $20 for 10 tasters. From 1-5pm at Liberty Station.

Hamilton’s Tavern 4th Anniversary Festival – It’s hard to believe Hamilton’s Tavern is only 4 years old but it’s true. They’re doing a second saturday like celebration with Rogue Brewing Co. Brewmaster Jon Maier will be on hand with plenty of great Rogue beers and some excellent sounding food.

Sunday, Oct 17:

Blind Lady Ale House Keep-a-Breast Benefit – The first of two breast cancer benefits. Blind Lady will have Automatic Brewing Co.’s latest beer, Thank You Mamm Belgian White (which is actually pink in color) on tap. Artist Pamela Jaeger will be painting a breast cast during the event.

Monday, Oct 18:

Toronado Local Pint Night – Every Monday night is local night at Toronado. All San Diego County beers are just $3.

Tuesday, Oct 19:

Beer for Boobs Fundraiser at Pizza Port Ocean Beach, Solana Beach and Carlsbad – Buy a Beer for Boobs pint glass for $10 and get two house beers.

Wednesday, Oct 20:

SD DrinkAbout – Get on the bus! A free shuttle runs between Hamilton’s, Station, Sea Rocket, Ritual Tavern, Blind Lady Ale House, Small Bar, Livewire and Toronado from 7-11pm.