Changing of the barrels

26th Anniversary Celebration


Saturday, February 7th, 2015

6-9pm At The Tasting Room & Beer Garden

We will celebrate our 26th year in beer on Saturday, February 7th with our annual “Changing of the Barrels” event at the Tasting Room & Beer Garden. To honor the occasion, we invite a few friends down to the brewery for the debut of our 26th Anniversary Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Dark Strong Ale and a chance to taste our 27th Anniversary brew before it spends a year in barrels.

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26 beers & food pairings by MIHO Gastrotruck

Special Releases on Tap

  • 26th Anniversary Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Dark Strong Ale
  • 27th Anniversary Anniversary Double Chocolate Imperial Stout
  • Rella Barrel-Aged Wild Sour Ale
  • Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel
  • Pappy Van Winkle Barrel-Aged American Strong Ale

MIHO Food Pairings

  • Peach Saison with Halibut Ceviche
    Pickled butternut squash, serrano peppers, grilled avocado, spiced pepitas, and tostada crisp
  • Big Barrel Double IPA with Sweetbread Tacos
    Pickled avocado, brussel sprout grapefruit coleslaw, pickled onion, and citrus aioli (vegetarian option includes roasted seasonal vegetables upon request)
  • 26th Anniversary with Oak Grilled Oyster Flatbread
    Rockefeller sauce, swiss chard, pickled fresno chilis, parmesan and fresh herbs
  • 27th Anniversary with Mole Braised Short Ribs
    Kale, apple and pickled beet slaw, cornbread, spiced honey butter

Musical Performance by

Dead Feather Moon

2014 San Diego Music Award Winner
Best Alternative Band

Barrel Aged

Enjoy the 26th Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Dark Strong Ale and sample the 27th Anniversary beer before it goes into the barrels.

Brewery Tours

Enjoy a behind the scenes look at our Main Brewery and a special barrel aging education session led by our resident experts.