South Bay Beer Events for Sat., July 27, 2013

Harry's Hofbrau San Jose
Harry’s Hofbrau San Jose

Today, Sat., July 27 – one day before the start of the inaugural Silicon Valley Beer Week – the following South Bay beer establishments are hosting the following events:

Harry’s Hofbrau San Jose (390 Saratoga Ave.) hosts San Jose’s first ever tappings of Green Flash Brewing Co.’s Serrano Chili Stout and Silva Stout starting at 5 p.m. According to a recent email, the keg of Silva Stout is the only keg of this beer to grace Northern California. There will also be other rare IPAs and stout flights.

Speaking of Harry’s Hofbrau, there will be a board meeting of the San Jose Co-op Brewpub taking place there from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. After checking out the Board meeting, new members can sign up and join the Co-op.

The second annual Los Gatos Brewing Company Firkin Fest takes place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m at the San Jose location (163 W. Santa Clara St.). A previous article provided the details of this event.

Steins Beer Garden in downtown Mountain View (895 Villa St.) is hosting a tap takeover event featuring Widmer Brothers Brewing. More from their Facebook event page:

Complete tap takeover (31 taps inside, 4 taps outside). Also be doing 3 different types of flights (hefe, IPA, Barrel-aged). Special Widmer glassware available for $2 with your beer.

1. Hefeweizen
2. Alchemy Ale
3. O’ryely IPA
4. Hopside Down IPL
5. Red Ale
6. Citra Summer Blonde
7. Nelson Imperial IPA
8. Pitch Black IPA
9. Milk Stout
10. KGB Russian Imperial Stout
11. Marionberry Hibiscus Gose
12. Old Embalmer Barleywine ’12
13. Kill Devil Brown Ale
14. Brrrbon ’10
15. Brrrbon ’12
16. ALT
17. Brotha From Anotha Motha
18. X-114 IPA
19. Aussie IPA
20. Cherry Orange Hefe
21. Black Forest Hefe
22. Pomegranate Hefe
23. Millenium Falconer’s IPA
24. Bitter Abbott IPA
25. Irish Stout (Nitro)
26. Columbia Common Ale
27. SXNW
28. Cigar City Collaboration – Gentlemen’s Club Bourbon
29. Cigar City Collaboration – Gentlemen’s Club Rye Whiskey
30. Cigar City Collaboration – Gentlemen’s Club New Oak
31. Bier de Table
32. Sasquatch
33. Eins Eins Vier
34. English IPA
35. Portander Weisse

For those not attending the aforementioned events, there are numerous other ways to enjoy a good beer or more today – or any other day for that matter – in the South Bay.

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