In celebration of San Diego’s rich local craft beer culture, the San Diego Brewers Guild is preparing for the largest San Diego Beer Week yet planned for Nov. 2-11, it was recently announced.
“Beer Week 2011 took us all by surprise; every brewpub, bottle shop, brewery and restaurant seemed to step up with great events and offerings. Considering the incredible growth over the past year in the Guild, 2012 Beer Week will be that much more amazing” said Shawn DeWitt, president of San Diego Brewers Guild in a released statement.
“We encourage locals and visitors to participate in the festivities. The weather in San Diego is beautiful in November, and with ten-days of beer festivities to choose from, there’s no better time or place to celebrate our city’s award-winning beer,” DeWitt added.
The 10-day celebration is the craft beer capital’s premiere annual event, hosted by the key players in the craft brew scene, including breweries, nano-breweries, pubs, alehouses and San Diego Brewers Guild Members.
SDBW 2012 will kick off with the signature San Diego Brewers Guild Festival on Nov. 3 at the downtown Embarcadero.
The popular event attracts thousands of beer enthusiasts to experience upwards of 100 of San Diego’s finest award-winning beer offerings, an extraordinary food pairing line up, music, entertainment and craft beer related activities.
SDBW will continue through Nov. 11 with events ranging from pint nights and beer pairing dinners, brewing classes and special meet the brewer experiences.
The celebrations conclude with a ticketed finale event on Nov. 11 at the Lodge at Torrey Pines, where guests will enjoy specialty beer and gourmet food pairings by some of San Diego’s top culinary artists and brew masters.
To learn more, visit www.SDBW.org.