Slow Food SF and the San Francisco Brewer's Guild are having a shindig in Golden Gate Park this weekend. The Slow Beer Festival event postcard caught my eye when I was at the Beach Chalet last weekend. It reminded me of 20 Tank's big mug o'beer. (R.I.P.)
I won't be attending tho it looks like a good time, with 25 local beers, Hog Island oysters, sausage and charcuterie from Fatted Calf and assorted artisan cheeses. The pricing is in line with the local wine tastings I've attended; unfortunately, I can only drink 1.5 pints of beer before I am too full and sleepy to drink more. Even sticking to tiny samplers, I just would not be able to get through enough to justify the cost, especially since I'm not an oyster slurper...
Slow Beer Festival
Saturday, March 1st, 2008 12 noon to 4 PM
County Fair Building - Golden Gate Park
Lincoln Way and 9th Avenue
$50 includes tasting of local beer and local food products.
$75 VIP ticket-includes Goodie Bag and tour of one the local breweries.