(Ventura, CA) - Ventura County Beer Week (September 13-September 20) offers seven consecutive days of the finest Craft Beers, leading up to the California Beer Festival, Sept. 18-20.
Sunday, Sept. 13: Spencer MacKenzie’s Battle of the IPA’s
Featuring Ballast Point, Topa Topa Brewing,
Stone Brewing Company, Spencer Mackenzie’s
Monday, Sept. 14: Monday Night Football Double Header
(at Rookees Sports Bar)
Featuring Topa Topa Brewing, Figueroa Mountain Brewing, Stone Brewing Company, Lagunitas Brewing Company.
Tuesday, Sept. 15: Drink Local! Brewery Night!
Specials at participating local breweries! Featuring Surf Brewery, Topa Topa Brewery, The Lab@Twisted Oak Tavern, Ladyface Ale Companie, Anacapa Brewing Company.
David Walker, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Firestone Walker Brewery, makes a very special appearance at Winchesters Firestone Walker Tap Takeover, Wednesday, September 16 during Ventura County Beer Week.
Wednesday, Sept. 16: Winchesters Firestone Walker Tap Takeover
Special Appearance by David Walker, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of FIrestone Walker Brewery, one of the largest and fastest-growing breweries in the country. David will be bringing some limited-edition beers that night! At Winchesters Grill/Saloon.
Thursday, Sept. 17: Barrelhouse 101 Big Beer Night
Release of the most sought-after and cellared kegs!
Friday, Sept. 18: Food & Beer Pairing Competition (NEW This Year)
Five Chefs and Five Brewmasters- YOU judge! Taking place at Ventura City Hall from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Participants include Cafe’ Fiore; Watermark; Plated Events; Jimmy’s Ale; Topa Topa Brewing; Surf Brewing; Anacapa Brewing; Island Brewing. Buy tickets here.
Saturday, Sept. 19: Craft Beer Heaven
Saturday’s Craft Beer Heaven (12:30-5:00 p.m.; VIP Session begins at 11:30 a.m.; Beer Sampling 1:00-4:00 p.m.) ends Ventura County Beer Week and is one of the largest yearly beer festivals in the state. With over 140 craft beers on tap, it’s a great place to come sample amazing craft beer from all over the world. Come experience Craft Beer Heaven with beers on tap, food trucks and live music throughout the day. Expand your mind and educate yourself on new and old styles of craft beer. Space is very limited; must be 21 years or older. Buy tickets here.
Sunday, Sept. 20: California Blues & Brews Festival
Sunday is the California Blues & Brews Festival! Bring your Blues chairs and blankets to Sunday’s family-friendly event and get marinated by an amazing Blues lineup on two stages…keeping the music going all day! Food from Local food vendors and ice cold Craft Beer will be available for purchase. Children 12 and under, Free. Buy tickets here.