SF Beer Week is coming and we are STOKED! We’ve got an awesome list of events planned, both at our SF taproom location and soon to be opened Alameda brewery! Join us to celebrate great craft beer and the San Francisco Bay Area brewing community. A full list of events involving Almanac is available on the SF Beer Week schedule.
Opening Gala After Party
Friday February 9th
Almanac SF Taproom

We’re staying up late to celebrate the kickoff of SF Beer Week at the Almanac SF Taproom! Burger, beer, and industry specials. Happy SF Beer Week!

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24th St Three-Way: Beer, Donut & Ice Cream Night
Wednesday February 14th
Almanac SF Taproom

Valentine’s Day can be the worst – we want to make it better. Join us for an anti-Valentine’s Day celebration with all the deliciousness that’s made on 24th Street! We’re inviting in Dynamo Donut and Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream to spread the love. We’ll be serving our Dynamo Donut Stout (Brewed with Maple Syrup, Smoked Malt & Donuts) and epic specials: Donut Cheeseburgers, Ice Cream Donut Sandwiches and a Beer Ice Cream “Affogato.”  No RSVP, tickets, or prix fixe menus – just come stag, with a date, or two.

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Duck Duck Gose Beer Dinner
Thursday, February 15th
Almanac SF Taproom

Join Almanac for a duck-inspired six course pairing dinner at our San Francisco Taproom. Hosted in our intimate “Vintage Room” this coursed dinner highlights local duck, seasonal produce, barrel-aged and fresh beer selections. Hosted by our Brewmaster and Chef, this one-of-a-kind dinner will be a culinary deep dive into everyone’s favorite waterfowl.

Tickets: $95 including tax and tip, tickets go on sale early January


Foie Peanut Butter & Jelly
Pairing: Blueberry Jack Dry Hopped Sour

Duck Poutine
Pairing: Unfiltered Opinion IPA

Duck Fat Wild Mushroom Hot Pocket
Pairing: Sunshine & Opportunity Truffle Gose Cask

Duck Cassoulet All Day
Pairing: Valley of the Heart’s Delight Apricot & Cherry Sour

“Peking” Maple Smoked Whole Duck
Pairing: Imperial Stout

Blood Orange Duck Fat Crust Tart
Pairing: Don’t Call it Frisco DIPA

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Good Vegan Times with Modern Times
Friday February 16th
Almanac SF Taproom
5:00pm – 10:00pm

We’ve lured our veggie-loving friends up from San Diego’s Modern Times to San Francisco with the promise of delicious vegan food. Our kitchen is getting inspired and putting together a menu of vegan specialities, so loaded with flavor you won’t even miss the meat. Paired with rare and limited IPAs, stouts and sours from Modern Times and Almanac’s special releases. Don’t worry meat eaters: our regular menu and burger will still be available.

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Beer Talks
Saturday February 17th
Almanac Alameda Barrel House & Taproom
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Beer Talks is back! Our Ted-Talks inspired educational event, Beer Talks pairs world-class ales and lagers with speakers on a variety of beer topics. Investigating the intersection of beer, brewing, technical process, and the community of people who brew and drink beer, we’ll explore the science and culture of craft beer.

Tickets: $40


  • Dr. Charlie Bamforth, Distinguished Professor, Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences at UC Davis, “Who cares what beer looks like in the glass?”
  • Jeffers Richardson, Director of the Firestone Walker Barrelworks, “Jeffers Drops Acid Knowledge – The Short Trip”
  • Collin McDonnell, CEO Henhouse Brewing, “Take responsibility for your beer”
  • Averie Swanson, Jester King Head Brewer, “You can’t make Lambic in Texas”
  • Michael Kiser, Good Beer Hunting, “Beer Marketing: Making a splash vs. Making a Wave”
  • Andrew Schwartz, Head of Special Projects Brewing at Modern Times, “A Spirited Defense of Hazy IPA”
  • And Brewers Reading 1-star Untappd Reviews

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