Wednesday, September 4: The Hangar Tavern will hold its monthly beer tasting. Check out local and other craft beers available at this bar-turned-playroom. Sample Stone IPA, Stone Sublimey Self Righteous, Wasatch Pumpkin Ale, Oskar Blue’s Dale’s Pale Ale and Old Chub and others. Free, 7-9pm, 14521 Brook Hollow, (210) 846-8810, facebook.com/TheHangarTavern.
Thursday, September 5: It’s been a long time coming: Branchline Brewing Co. will release their Woodcutter Rye IPA and Shady Oak blonde ale at the Gabriel’s off 1604 and Blanco. The crew will be on-hand to answer any questions on their first bottle release. Prices vary, 5-7pm, 1309 Blanco Road, (210) 492-8585.
Friday, September 6: The UTSA Main Campus has a new food truck park, The Block SA and it’s open late on weekends. Trucks lining up at the Block include Chela’s Tacos, Lagniappe Today, Stout’s Pizza, B-Daddy’s BBQ and La Fondita. Stop by for their grand opening this weekend. Free, 5pm-2am, 14530 Roadrunner Way, facebook.com/TheBlockSA.
Friday, September 6: You could go down to First Friday and check out the debut of Mission #6, a new food truck lot in Southtown. Trucks include Sabores, The Fridge, Chocollazo and Slider Provider and BBQ of the Americas. 5pm, 1022 S. St. Mary’s, (210) 744-0000, facebook.com/MissionNumber6FoodTrucks.
Saturday, September 7: Urth Juice Bar, one of the latest juice spots to his SA, will hold a Customer Appreciation Night with artists, food from MARS Mobile Kitchen and beer. Check out the otherwise-closed-at-night juice bar during this special event. Free, 7-11pm, 5317 McCullough, (210) 272-0467.
Monday, September 9: Barbecue snobs can get their fill of modern ‘cue as The Granary ‘Cue & Brew hosts James Beard award nominee Kevin Sousa, whose restaurants include Salt of the Earth, Union Pig & Chicken and Station Street Hot Dogs. There will be two seatings for this collaborative seven-course dinner. Beer and wine pairings will be offered at an additional charge. $69, 6 or 8:30pm, 602 Avenue A, (210) 228-0124, thegranarysa.com.
Monday, September 9: Put away that Rose and stock up on fall wines with tips from Heidi Holcomb, beer and wine manager at Central Market. Sample Domaine de Carobelle Vacqueyras, Domaine du Montru Mascadet, Comaine Chante Cigale CDP, R de Rasteau, Comaine Laroque Cabernet Franc and Baron Fuente Brut Champagne. $10, 6:30-7:30pm, 4821 Broadway, (210) 368-8617, centralmarket.com.
Tuesday, September 10: Sushi isn’t as frightening as it might seem. Try your hand at making your own sushi rice or rolling California rolls, spicy tuna rolls, vegetarian rolls and hand rolls. 6:30-8:30pm, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, (210) 978-5586, surlatable.com.
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