Celebrate Craft Beer at the Inaugural San Diego Winter Brew Fest | Feb. 8th at the Port Pavilion at the Broadway Pier

January 21, 2013

On Friday, February 8th, embrace the cooler weather and get your craft beer fix on at the inaugural San Diego Winter Brew Fest at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.  Grab your tickets to this newcomer to the San Diego craft beer festival circuit and you'll receive a commemorative glass and have a chance to sample unlimited brews from San Diego's best breweries and beyond. The Port Pavilion is a picturesque and unique venue in San Diego's beautiful bay (adjacent to the USS Midway), making for the perfect environment to sip brews while enjoying live music and snacking on San Diego's favorite food trucks.

Event organizers RightOn Productions, have been putting on brew festivals in Denver since 2004. "After moving to San Diego and experiencing the amazing craft beer scene here, I knew we had to showcase these brews with a festival for all the fans," said Amy de Leon, Managing Partner of the Winter Brew Fest "Also, it's a great way to support local non-profits Outdoor Outreach and SDMBA (San Diego Mountain Bike Association)."

Participating brewers include Avery, Ace, Belching Beaver, Coronado, Green Flash, Hangar 24, Helms, Ironfire, Lagunitas, Legends, Lost Abbey, Manzanita, Mission, Oskar Blues, Sierra Navada, Stone, Thorn St., Wet 'N Reckless, and Widmer Brothers, with more added daily!   During the festival, three bands will be rocking out, including 22 Kings and YOVEE.  For nourishment, food trucks including Devilicious, Thai-1-On, and Underdogs Gastro Truck will be in attendance selling their specialty fare including sandwiches, noodle bowls and more.

The Broadway Pier is an amazing venue!
General Admission tickets for the San Diego Winter Brew Fest are $40 in advance and $50 the day of the event.  VIP tickets are $50 in advance and $60 the day of the event, and include an hour early admission with special Cabot cheese sampling and beer pairing plus tastings of Amore Cheesecakes.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.sandiegobrewfest.com.  This event has limited capacity, so be sure to get your tickets early.

The San Diego Winter Brew Fest benefits Outdoor Outreach, a company whose mission is empowering at-risk and underprivileged youths to make positive, lasting changes in their lives through comprehensive outdoor programming.  The festival also benefits the San Diego Mountain Bike Association (SDMBA) - a nonprofit, volunteer organization representing the interests of off-road cyclists and other non-motorized trail users in San Diego County. SDMBA's goal is to unite mountain bike riders, retailers and manufacturers to speak with a coordinated and responsible voice in dealing with other trail users, land managers and policy makers.

The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier is located at 1000 North Harbor Drive in Downtown San Diego.  For more information on the Winter Brew Fest, please visit the website and be sure to follow on Facebook and Twitter for real time updates.