Saturday, August 16: Busted Sandal Brewing Co. and the San Antonio Cerveceros will host a free all-grain brewing class while making a collaboration benefit brew for the local ALS Association Texas Chapter. Learn about water chemistry, pitching yeast and more while the groups make an Oktoberfest Kolsch Ale. Bring your own lawn chair. Free, 11am-4pm, 7114 Oaklawn, (210) 872-1486, email@example.com.
Saturday, August 16: Branchline Brewing Co. hosts their monthly tour and beer tasting. Sample Woodcutter Rye IPA, Shady Oak Honey Blonde, Evil Owl Amber and a limited amount of small batch brews. $10 gets you a pint glass and three pours, 5-8pm, 3633 Metro Pkwy, (210) 403-2097, facebook.com/BranchlineBrewing.
Monday, August 18: Q on the Riverwalk hosts its first Third Monday Bourbon dinner with Knob Creek Bourbon and eats via chef Russell Young. The three-course dinner will feature pairing straight bourbon whiskey, rye whiskey, Knob Creek's single barrel reserve and their smoked maple offering with bold barbecue flavors. $45, 6-8pm, Hyatt Regency, 123 Losoya, (210) 510-4477.