Bottoms Up

Beer and wine in the Bay Area and beyond

Weekend Update 10.23

By Jay Brooks
Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 at 4:49 pm in On Beer.

It’s the end of an era for beer dinners tomorrow night and on Sunday ride up to Santa Rosa and Russian River Brewing to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Friday, October 23

On Friday, October 23, the last beer dinner at the Cathedral Hill Hotel will take place. The Beer Chef, Bruce Paton, will cook the final dinner featuring the beers of Allagash and brewer/owner Rob Tod will be on hand, as well.

Sunday, October 25

Russian River Brewing in Santa Rosa has paired with Revolution Moto to create the ”Scooters For Hooters” ride to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness Month this Sunday, October 25th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is one of their “All Hopped Up For The Cure” t-shirts, and the ride begins at RevMoto by the brewpub on Fourth St. More info available at Russian River Brewing or RevMoto.



Saturday, October 31-Sunday, November 1

Rubicon, in Sacramento, will hold their 4th annual Hoptoberfest. Rubicon has been collecting their favorite hoppy IPAs and Double IPAs. At the fest they’ll be pouring 21 IPAs on tap.

Saturday, November 14

The Bistro in Hayward will be hosting their annual Barrel Aged Festival, which will feature beers aged in various types of barrels, whether new or having previously held wine or spirits.

Sunday, November 15

November 15: The first BevMo! Holiday Beer Fest will be held at Fort Mason’s Herbst Pavilion in downtown San Francisco on Sunday November 15th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The event will feature 50+ Holiday, Seasonal & Special, “soon-to-be-released beers. Tickets are $35 in advance, and can be purchased online, or $45 at the door the day of the event.



November 18: New Belgium beer dinner at the Hopmonk Tavern.

December 2: Dogfish Head beer dinner at the Hopmonk Tavern.

December 12: From Noon to 4:00 p.m., Pacific Coast Brewing in downtown Oakland will host their 21st annual Holiday Beer Tasting.

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