Benchmark Brewing Co. to Host Sweet Beer Week Bash

Benchmark Brewing Co. is among the many San Diego breweries hosting fun events during San Diego Beer Week 2016, which runs from Nov. 4 through Nov. 13.

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The pairing event goes down on Nov. 13 and will include sweets from the local shop, Donut Panic and coffee from WestBean paired with Benchmark’s Oatmeal Stout.
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The pairing event goes down on Nov. 13 and will include sweets from the local shop, Donut Panic and coffee from WestBean Coffee Roasters paired with Benchmark’s Oatmeal Stout.
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Benchmark Brewing Co. is located at 6190 Fairmount Ave., Suite G.
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The brewery recently won a silver medal at the Great American Beer Festival for its Oatmeal Stout.
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The brewery was founded by the Akin family – with brewmaster Matt Akin at the helm, as well as co-founders Rachael Akin, Margaret Akin and Jim Akin.
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San Diego Beer Week 2016 spans 10 days this year.
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San Diego Beer Week kicks off on Nov. 4 with the Guild Festival at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego. There, beer fans can sample suds from top-notch local brewers.
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The stout flight will include a cask pour each of Here’s Your Damn Stout imperial stout and Oatmeal Stout, each dosed with fresh beans from the WestBean. Flights at the Nov. 13 event will cost $12; doughnuts will cost extra.
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The San Diego Beer Week event at Benchmark will include a flight of and stout paired with tasty doughnuts.
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Benchmark specializes in year-round brews that are “low in alcohol and high in flavor.”
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Benchmark's website states: “We often find that it is nice to be able to enjoy a beer or two and keep your wits about you.”
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The San Diego Brewers Guild has been organizing San Diego Beer Week for the past eight years.
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