Westfield UTC’s 2nd annual Uncasked event coming up on Saturday, August 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Westfield UTC (4545 La Jolla Village Drive). The popular outdoor beer fest sold out last year, and this year’s event is set to be another uniquely San Diego experience, combining Westfield UTC’s beautiful outdoor setting with San Diego’s favorite craft breweries, including Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, Rough Draft Brewing Company, Groundswell Brewing Company, Stone Brewing Company & Mother Earth Brew Co. Guests can try ten local brews while sampling unlimited bites from some of Westfield UTC’s favorite restaurants, including fresh California cuisine from Lemonade, savory grill items from Seasons 52 and comfort food from Tender Greens. To round out the afternoon’s festivities, guests will enjoy live music from Casey Turner and Nathan and Jessie, plus play fun beach games while they sip their suds.
100% percent of the proceeds from Uncasked will benefit the San Diego Brewers Guild, the local nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting awareness and increasing visibility of fresh, locally brewed beer. The SDBG is responsible for maintaining San Diego’s reputation as the “Capital of Craft,” and does this through its core annual events and public education. The proceeds from this tournament will help to sustain these initiatives, including San Diego Beer Week (SDBW), a weeklong celebration of all things San Diego craft beer held annually the first week of November (now in its 6th year), and the Rhythm & Brews Music and Craft Beer Festival, the bookend event to SDBW held annually in north San Diego county in the spring.
The event is expected to sell out again this year, so purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended. Each $20 ticket includes a branded tasting mug, 10 tickets for pours, unlimited food and beach games. Tickets can be purchased here: https://ticketsauce.com/e/uncasked15.
WHAT: With the popularity of last year’s inaugural event, Westfield UTC’s Uncasked, a celebration of San Diego’s craft breweries, returns to the iconic, outdoor shopping center for a second time on Saturday, August 22nd. Guest will enjoy a self-guided tour of San Diego’s tastiest suds from renowned local craft breweries, tastes bites from some of Westfield UTC’s most popular dining options, including the new Lemonade, Tender Greens and Seasons 52, and live music from acclaimed local musicians. Uncasked was a sold out last year, and is expected to sell out again this year. Tickets includes tastes from 12 breweries, bites from 6 restaurants, (10) 4oz pours, a branded tasting glass and exclusive offers and goodies from Westfield UTC retailers.
The event proceeds will benefit the San Diego Brewers Guild, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote awareness and increase the visibility of fresh, locally brewed beer through education and participation in community events.
WHEN: Saturday, August 22nd, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Outdoors at Westfield UTC
4545 La Jolla Village Dr., San Diego, CA 92122
Entrance near Ben Bridge Jewelers
WHY: Uncasked showcases San Diego’s diverse and robust craft beer community and allows beer lovers to indulge in and explore a variety of San Diego’s favorite craft brews— all while supporting the San Diego Brewers Guild.
Visuals: Hundreds of locals and tourists enjoying the outdoor center Live performances by acclaimed local musicians
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