The Best SF Beer Week Events in Silicon Valley

Events in the South Bay & Peninsula

The Best SF Beer Week Events in Silicon Valley
San Francisco Beer Week

San Francisco Beer Week is an annual event dedicated to the Bay Area's booming craft beer industry, inviting local breweries, restaurants, and bars to show off new and unique brews. There are over 700 events across the Bay Area scheduled this year, including more than 130 in the South Bay and Peninsula.

Check out this list of our picks for the most interesting San Francisco Beer Week events in San Jose and Silicon Valley.

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Saturday, January 23

Beer for Breakfast

Stuft Pizza, 1426 Dempsey Rd., Milpitas

Founders Brewing Company will be tapping a keg of their Breakfast Stout that was brewed with a lot of coffee and chocolate. If ever a beer was perfect for breakfast... 11am-10pm.

Propolis Herbal Ales with Artisan Food Pairings

Whole Foods Market, 774 Emerson Street, Palo Alto

Propolis Brewing, a Washington state-based producer of traditional old world herbal ales, will be tasting a variety of their unique ales, each paired with a selection of artisan cheese and meats. 2pm-5pm.

The Beerwalk in Japantown San Jose

Explore the unique shops and local businesses in San Jose's historic Japantown business district while enjoying great beers from a dozen local breweries. Tickets: $30 in advance, $38 day of. Buy tickets at, 2pm-6pm

Brewmaster Dinner - Ruhstaller Farm & Yard

The Table, 1110 Willow Street, San Jose

Join The Table as we welcome Ruhstaller Farm & Yard to host a 4-course tasting menu, featuring locally grown beers paired with seasonal American fare. Seating is limited and by reservation only. 
Admission: $70 (excluding tax/gratuity). Menu. Call for reservations, 408-655-7024. 6pm-9pm

Monday, January 25

Meet Firestone Walker // Barrelworks Barrelmeister, Jeffers Richardson

Original Gravity Public House, 66 S 1st St, San Jose

Join Firestone Walker's Barrelmeister Jeffers Richardson, who is in charge of the brewery's barrel-aged beers and its wild-beer project, Barrelworks. Featuring a draft lineup of extremely rare and exclusive Firestone and Barrelworks beer, a pop-up food pairing menu. 5pm-10pm.

Tuesday, January 26

Tiki Tuesday with Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits

Harry's Hofbrau, 390 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA

Join Ballast Point for tropical craft cocktails made with Ballast Point Spirits in Ballast Tiki mugs you get to take home with your purchase. The event will also have a long tap list of rare and barrel aged beers.

Wednesday, January 27

7th Annual Women-Only Craft Beer Tasting & Appreciation Night

Devils Canyon Brewing Company, 935 Washington St, San Carlos

A tasting event to let women sample beers in a casual setting, guests are even welcome to wear sweats! Devils Canyon brewery owner Kristiann Garrett will lead a blind tasting to help participants discover new beers, flavors, complexities and styles. Admission: $30. More information and tickets. 6pm-9pm.

Friday, January 29

Ice Cream Social

20Twenty Cheese Bar, 1389 Lincoln Ave, San Jose

Have you ever had an “adult” root beer float? This event features stouts, porter, belgian, cider floats, and more. They'll be offering ice cream specials throughout the event, too. 1pm-7pm. More information.

Saturday, January 30

Sour Fest 6.0

Original Gravity Public House, 66 S. 1st St., San Jose

The 6th annual rendition of Original Gravity's popular sour beer lover's celebration featuring more than 20 different hard to find sour beers on tap and some extremely limited bottles. 12pm-11:30pm

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