What To Do This Weekend, Feb. 18-20
Fri., Feb. 18:
BridgePort Brewing at Otis
Otis, 25 Maiden (at Kearny), 6-9 p.m.
New brews from 27-year-old BridgePort, paired with small bites from Bi-Rite butcher and charcutier Morgan Maki. Complete description here.
Whole Beast Supper Club Duck-Tasting Dinner
La Victoria, 2937 24th St. (at Alabama), 6:15 and 9 p.m.
For the third installment of Whole Beast Supper Club's prix fixe at La Victoria, Kevin Bunnell is turning his imagination to duck. Complete description here.
Sat., Feb. 19:
Toronado, 542 Haight (at Fillmore) 11:30 a.m. to close
This is a great opportunity to snuggle up with a loved one (or a total stranger), sampling a staggering selection of barleywines on tap from across the country. Complete description here.
Second Annual Chocolate and Beer Festival
Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way, Richmond, 2-6 p.m.
This sweet spot in SF Beer Week pairs suds with cacao and confections, with proceeds to benefit Alameda's Children's Learning Center. Complete description here.
Brouwerij Van Steenberge Beer Dinner
The Boothby Center for the Beverage Arts, 1161 Mission (at Eighth St.), Ste. 120, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
One of SF Beer Week's scarier events, this event features a carefully curated pairing of 15 beers and 15 whiskies. Yes, we said 15, as in one-five. Complete description here.
Sunday, Feb. 13
Rogue Brewery Beer and PJ Brunch
Rogue Ales Public House, 673 Union (at Powell), 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Bacon and beermosas: The perfect remedy for a week's worth of overindulgence at SF Beer Week. Pajamas highly encouraged. Complete description here.
Russell Jackson at Studio Gourmet
Horatius, 350 Kansas (at 17th St.), 2:30 p.m.
"Dissident chef" Russell Jackson of Lafitte is the draw for Studio Gourmet's latest cooking demo/interview, with sparkling wine and small bites. Complete description here.
Celebrator 23rd Anniversary Party
Trumer Brewery, 1404 Fourth St. (at Camelia), Berkeley, 4-8 p.m.
Thirty-plus breweries pouring their best beers. Chat with industry insiders and brewers, and end beer week with a bang. Complete description here.