San Jose Area Beer News and Events: July 23-29, 2012

Enjoying good beer in the South Bay
Enjoying good beer in the South Bay

The following is a collection of recent San Jose area beer news and a list of craft beer events in San Jose and the greater South Bay for the upcoming week and beyond. As events may change from time to time, please do check with the establishment directly, especially if you are extra excited about a particular event.

Beer events this upcoming week

Mon., July 23, 2012, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.: San Jose’s Wine Affairs features Black Diamond Brewing Company including a pre-release of their imperial FRACAS. 1435 The Alameda, 408-977-0111.

Tues., June 24, 2012, 4 p.m. – closing: The Counter Santana Row, offers a “Mix-It-Up” 4 mini burger & beer pairings, including Devil’s Canyon Full Boar Scotch Ale and Lagunitas IPA. 3055 Olin Ave., 408-423-9200.

Wed., July 25, 2012, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Catch live music and good beer at Poor House Bistro with “Blues & $2 Brews” featuring Palo Alto Brewing Co. 91 South Autumn Street, 408-292-5837.

Thurs., July 26, 2012, starting at 6:00 p.m.: Harry’s Hofbrau in San Jose hosts their weekly Pint Night. Check the Harry’s Hofbrau Facebook page for updates. 390 Saratoga Ave., 408-243-0434.

Thurs., July 26, 2012, starting at 6 p.m.: Jack’s Bar & Lounge in Japantown offers up their weekly $2 Pint Night. Check the Jack’s Bar & Lounge Facebook page for updates. 167 East Taylor St., 408-287-5225.

Fri., July 27, 2012: BevMo! stores host weekly Beer Tasting events on Fridays. Check your local BevMo! store for details.

Sat., July 28, 2012, 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.: California Beer Festival takes place in Santa Cruz and features a number of South Bay brewing companies.

Sat., July 28, 2012, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Bay Area Brew Festival will take place in San Francisco’s Fort Mason and will feature beer South Bay brewing Companies.

Looking ahead: Save the date

Sat., Aug. 11, 2012, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.: SJ Beerwalk takes place in downtown Campbell.

Left Bank Santana Row Summer Beer Pairing Series: July – October, 2012

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