Sacramento Beer Week Tasty Events Feb.27-March 9th

By Dawnie February 25, 2014

We’ve been waiting all year for Sacramento’s biggest beer event to hit the city!  If you are a beer lover or in love with one – take advantage of some excellent beer loving events in and around Sacramento Feb 28th thru March 9th!  Great venues, most excellent beer and never-ending fun!

Check out a snapshot of what’s ahead for Sacramento Beer Week:

February 27th  thru March 9th Must Go Places:

February 27th – Sacramento Brewers Showcase  –  California Auto Museum  5pm-9pm  Sacramento Beer Week kicks off by celebrating local beer with the only beer festival featuring all 27 local breweries.  Join your beer loving friends to get your first taste of two dozen beers made exclusively for Sacramento Beer Week and vote for the People’s Choice Award for a special competition pale ale brewed for this event.  Guests receive unlimited tasting with admission, a free tasting glass souvenir, swinging music from The Bathtub Gins and delicious food both for sampling and for purchase. Gawk all you’d like at the Museum’s 150+ cars on display.

February 28th -Boneshaker Public HouseRocklin, CA: The Big O Organic!  Enjoy their showcase of fresh organic food and 10 amazing organic beers on tap. Expect to see beers from Bison, Uncommon Brewers, Band of Gypsies and Eel River.

February 28th – Knee Deep Brewing Grand Opening Party! 13395 New Airport Road, Auburn 1pm-9pm Official grand opening party! Their award-winning beer is $4.50 per glass all day long.  Tony Furtado will be playing solo from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

February 28th -Bike Dog Brewing Company, 2534 Industrial Boulevard #110, West Sacramento  5pm-9:30pm – Keep The Glass Night – Bike Dog had a special run of 100 glasses made. For $8 you get the Beer Week glass & a pint of beer. 

March 1st – Capitol Beer & Tap Room, Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento – Local Brew Celebration– Come get some local flavor & celebrate their incredible craft beer scene!  Sacramento area breweries will include Berryessa, Track 7, Knee Deep, Device, Mraz, Bike Dog, & ‘ol Republic, with several of their brewers attending.

March 3rd – Samuel Horne Tavern, Folsom, CA  – Loomis Basin: Brewery to Farm to Our Table  2:30pm  Great local brewers and a whole pig that has been feasting on the spent grains from the brewery. We have designed a menu pairing delicious pork plates, w/ some great Loomis Basin beers.

March 4th – The Shack, Sacramento – Mardi Gras at The Shack  5pm – 9pm  Laissez les bon temps rouler! Celebrate Fat Tuesday with cajun and creole food, a variety of beer from New Orleans brewery Abita, and live jazz from The Crescent Cats. Costumes are encouraged, so dress for the occasion and get ready for Southern hospitality, Shack style!

March 6th – Old Sacramento Pub Crawl – 7pm-11:30pm  Annual Beer Week Beer Crawl. Similar to a pub crawl this great event has 7 craft beers at 7 venues for just $10. You need to buy a ticket book pack in advance and simply go from bar to bar in no particular order. Simply pick a starting bar and exchange a ticket for a great 6-9 oz craft beer at:  Fanny Ann’s * River City Saloon * O’Mally’s Coconut Grove * River City Brewing Company * Sports Corner * Vegas Underground    Tickets:


March 6th: Low Brau Bierhall, Sacramento – 11am-9pm  Sunday Funday Hangover Cure – Bloody beers prepared 4-ways.  Participate in a building a sculpture to be built from Pabst cans.


March 9th: Barleywine Fest – Boneshaker Public House, Rocklin – Last year Boneshaker was the first establishment to throw a Sacramento Beer Week barleywine fest and you better believe they’re coming back strong w/ 15 barleywines already secured including: Bear Republic, Dust Bowl, 21st Amendment, Boulder, Auburn, Grand Teton, Track 7 and more. Shazam!

Daily All Beer Week Events Beginning Feb. 28th: 

Amourath 1819 Bar (Hyatt Regency Hotel) Craft Beer & Gourmet Bites  –  Come enjoy their planned selection of four beer paired meal items.

  • House-Made Pretzel a Giant Pretzel with Honey Mustard accompanied by a 22 oz. Ruhstaller 1881 Red Ale $13.
  • Glazed Pork Belly Sliders on sweet potato rolls with braised red cabbage slaw accompanied by a 22oz. Knee Deep McCarthy’s Bane Red Ale $16.
  • Welsh Rarebit Fiscalini Farms Cheddar Potato Wedges accompanied by a 22 oz. Ruhstaller CAPT Black IPA $15.
  • Home-Made Spicy Italian Sausage Peperonata with provolone whole grain mustard accompanied by a 22 oz. of Ballast Point Sculpin IPA $16.   Bon appetit!

Centro Cocina Mexicana: Pacifico & Hop Infused Tequila!  Celebrate Sacramento Beer Week with a twist, fruit and hop-infused tequila! Five different batches of tequila are each infused with a different combination of seasonal fruit and hops. Chase them down with a Pacifico for $1 more.

Revolution Wines Beer Week – Triple Pairing!  Throughout all of Sacramento Beer Week, come in to their Tasting Room & Bistro for this special dish prepared by Chef Rachel Kelly to be paired with Jackrabbit English Pub Ale, Two Rivers Cider and a selection from Revolution’s wine cellar.