As San Diego Beer Week kicks into full swing this weekend, beer related events are bubbling to the surface all over the county. One event that educates while it intoxicates is BEERologyat the Museum of Man, near the famous San Diego Zoo. BEERology is an interactive display that will run through the summer of 2014 and informs visitors onthe ties that different cultures and countries have to ancient forms of craft brewing.
The museum exhibit dissects the old school brewing methods in regions from North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and China. On-site experts will discuss stories, artifacts and culture pertaining to beer and come January, museum guests can sip on some suds while touring the vicinity.
On November 6, craft beer guzzlers can go right next door to the Natural History Center in Balboa Park for Beer Night at the Museum. The $55 tickets include unlimited samples from Ballast Point, Mike Hess Brewing, Modern Times and Saint Archer along with food pairings and a chance to mingle with the brewers themselves. Guests will be educated on the history of the San Diego brewing scene and will also get admission into the “Bottled & Kegged: San Diego Craft Beer Culture” exhibit. From 6pm to 9pm the four breweries will pair their beer with favorite food items like Aleppo Pepper short ribs, spicy Hamachi, and five flavor sea bass.
If you’re accommodations are near Balboa Park and you are interested in some other nearby SDBW events, these are Marina Inn’s top three:
- 5th Annual Green Flash Smokeout at Carnitas Snack Shack on November 3 from noon to 4:30pm.
- Happy Hour with Rip Current, Hess and Societe breweries at Hamilton’s Pub on November 7 from 4pm to 11pm.
- Mike Hess Brewing’s Ritual Cask Night at Ritual Kitchen and Beer Garden on November 7 from 6pm to 9 pm.
Is all this talk of beer giving you a buzz? Don’t worry about driving, and instead book an affordable hotel room at the Marina Inn. Call 1-800-571-2933 to speak with a reservation specialist today and be sure to ask about our advance booking and weekday discounts.