Mayor: Drinking Beer “Your Civic Duty” in June

Mayor Jerry Sanders declared June "Craft Beer Month" on Wednesday.

36 photos
1/36
Michael Gehlken
Mayor Jerry Sanders declared June "Craft Beer Month" throughout San Diego on Wednesday, honoring an industry whose over 30 local breweries have attracted the attention of tourists and accolades.
2/36
Michael Gehlken
"That means if you're 21 years or older and you enjoy good beer, it's basically your civic duty to support one of San Diego's many fine local brewers," Sanders said with a chuckle.
3/36
Michael Gehlken
The declaration, which publicized several upcoming June events, came Tuesday morning at the Green Flash Brewing Co.'s new location on Mira Mesa Blvd.
4/36
Michael Gehlken
Fogg-a-Palooza will be held from June 2-5 at Phileas Foggs Bar and Restaurant in Sabre Springs. The four-day celebration, which features live music and no cover charge, runs each day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
5/36
NBCSanDiego
Taste of San Diego Micro Brews will be held June 4 at the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park. from 6-10 p.m. Admission cost is $50 for general admission and $75 for VIP.
6/36
Michael Gehlken
The Lodge at Torrey Pines will host San Diego Beer Weekend on June 10-12.
7/36
Michael Gehlken
Other events: The National Home Brewers Conference on June 16-18; June 18 grand opening of the new Mission Brewery in downtown; CityBeat Third Anniversary Beer Tasting on June 20; Japan Society Beer and Sake Festival on June 23; and, International Beer Festival at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar on June 24-26.
8/36
Michael Gehlken
The media conference doubled as a chance to show off the new Green Flash Brewing Co.'s new warehouse, parts of which are still under construction.
9/36
10/36
Michael Gehlken
It held its first beer tasting Wednesday, beginning at 3 p.m.
11/36
Michael Gehlken
12/36
Michael Gehlken
13/36
Michael Gehlken
14/36
Michael Gehlken
15/36
Michael Gehlken
16/36
Michael Gehlken
17/36
Michael Gehlken
18/36
Michael Gehlken
19/36
Michael Gehlken
20/36
Michael Gehlken
21/36
Michael Gehlken
22/36
Michael Gehlken
23/36
24/36
25/36
26/36
27/36
28/36
29/36
30/36
31/36
32/36
33/36
34/36
35/36
36/36
Contact Us