The Hop Grenade

The Hop Grenade™ is a premier Craft Beer taproom and bottle shop and

the world headquarters of The Brewing Network™ live radio studio.

Craft Series: Laughing Monk Brewing
Aug
26
5:00pm 5:00pm

Craft Series: Laughing Monk Brewing

Blending Old World and New, Laughing Monk Brewing from San Francisco is making beers for everyone! Excelling in the hoppy California Ales as well as the traditional Belgian offerings is a difficult task that requires many different ingredients to balance the scale. We will be pouring some beers out of both sides of their extensive portfolio.

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Craft Series: Calicraft Brewing Co
Aug
18
5:00pm 5:00pm

Craft Series: Calicraft Brewing Co

Our neighbors in Walnut Creek, Calicraft Brewing Co., just celebrated one year of their tasting room being open! We wanted to have them come down for another party here at The Hop Grenade. These born and raised Bay Area boys will be here to talk about their taproom, their adventures in sour beer, and how the cities in the area inspire the beers that they make!

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Craft Series: Alameda Island Brewing Company
Aug
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

Craft Series: Alameda Island Brewing Company

Come down and check out one of the up and coming breweries in the East Bay. Founded in 2015, Alameda Island Brewing Company is making delicious IPAs, creative dark beers, and even made a Pilsner with our one and only Tasty! An array of their beers will be on tap and the brewers will be here to chat about what makes their brews stand out!

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Prairie BOMB! Deconstructed
Aug
4
5:00pm 5:00pm

Prairie BOMB! Deconstructed

You might be familiar with Oklahoma's Prairie and their flagship imperial stout BOMB! Now try all four components separately! BOMB! is made with Chili, Chocolate, Vanilla, and Coffee. We will have FOUR variants of BOMB! each featuring one of those amazing ingrediants!

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Three Year Anniversary Party
Jul
30
11:30am11:30am

Three Year Anniversary Party

Join us for the party of the Summer! We celebrate Three Years with an awesome taplist of some of our favorite breweries! Tap list includes: Cellarmaker, Russian River, The Rare Barrel, Cooperage, Altamont, Fieldwork, Henhouse, Crooked Stave, Evil Twin, Heretic, Cascade, Allagash, Bagby, and more!

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Craft Series: SF Brewer's Guild
Jun
20
5:00pm 5:00pm

Craft Series: SF Brewer's Guild

For the second year in a row we are bringing San Francisco to Concord! All of our taps will be taken over by beers that were made in San Francisco and many breweries will be here to talk about their beer and the guild's involvement in the local craft beer scene. Breweries featured include: 21st Amendment, Magnolia, Laughing Monk, Cellarmaker, Ferment.Drink.Repeat, Headlands, Fort Point, Almanac, Harmonic, Standard Deviation, and Bare Bottle.

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Beer Yoga with Ballast Point
Jun
11
11:00am11:00am

Beer Yoga with Ballast Point

Join us across the street in Todos Santos Park for a Yoga Session led by Felicia Viera! Included in your ticket afterwards will be a glass of Ballast Point beer. Tickets are $15 and are available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2942824 Featured beers: Unfiltered Sculpin, Grunion Pale Ale, and Sea Rose.

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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across the World
May
26
5:00pm 5:00pm

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across the World

It is time for the annual Sierra Nevada Beer Camp. This year they crossed valleys, mountains, and oceans to collaborate with TWELVE different breweries from around the globe. We will be having all twelve beers on tap at once as well as other Sierra Nevada brews!

Collaboration breweries include: Avery, Boneyard, Tree House, Mikkeller, Saint Arnold, Surly, The Bruery, Ayinger, Garage Project, Duvel, Fuller's, Kiuchi.

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Craft Series: Eel River Brewing Co.
Apr
24
5:00pm 5:00pm

Craft Series: Eel River Brewing Co.

Eel River Brewing Co. will be live in studio and on tap at The Hop Grenade. Stop by and grab a fresh Earth Thirst DIPA along with some other tasty beers. Hope to see you here! We will be pouring these delicious offerings:

Acai Berry Wheat, Porter, Pale ale, Single Origin Mocha Stout on Nitro, Twenty-One (Bourbon Barrel aged Anniversary ale, IPA, and Earth Thirst DIPA!!!

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Spring Brews Festival VIP hour
Apr
1
to Apr 2

Spring Brews Festival VIP hour

The time has come for the annual Brewing Network Spring Brews Festival. Before the festival we will be hosting a VIP hour for a limited number of people featuring incredible beers and unlimited snacks from Whole Foods Market! Come pair rare and unique beers with cheese, charcuterie, and salads! Tickets are on sale at The Hop Grenade for $35. This ticket consists of six 4oz pours from our taps, unlimited sampling of food from Whole Foods Market, and a VIP access to get into the festival without waiting in line. (This ticket does not include entrance to the festival, that can be purchased separately or bundled together with the VIP hour.) Tap List will include: Russian River, The Rare Barrel, Alvarado St, Allagash, Bruery, Firestone, Altamont, Fieldwork, and many more!

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SF Beer Week: Phantom Carriage Brewing
Feb
14
6:00pm 6:00pm

SF Beer Week: Phantom Carriage Brewing

Phantom Carriage Brewing will be hauling a cart load of great beer up from Carson, California. Known for their barrel aged sours, and wild fermentation they will showcase these along with delicious IPAs and other awesome brews. Tap list includes: 

 Cushing Single Expression, Tahitian Vanilla Calamityville, Straight Outta Carson, Peaches & Cream BA Broadacres, Tart Cherry Broadacres, Centennial Muis, Cell 14-D, and The Eldest Oak.

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SF Beer Week: El Segundo Brewing Company/Grains of Wrath Bistro DIPA Release
Feb
11
4:00pm 4:00pm

SF Beer Week: El Segundo Brewing Company/Grains of Wrath Bistro DIPA Release

Two terrific breweries have collaborated on a great double IPA, and we will be tapping it to usher in San Francisco Beer Week! Local California favorite El Segundo and Washington newcomer Grains of Wrath are in the house, and if that is not enough to entice you, Fat Head's PDX is making an appearance and bringing with them some of their award-winning brews too.

 

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Melvin Brewing 2x4 Day
Feb
4
3:00pm 3:00pm

Melvin Brewing 2x4 Day

2x4 Day is the celebration of 2x4, 2x4 Man and drinking the best IPAs! Melvin Brewing has hand picked The Hop Grenade along with some of the best bars around the globe to help celebrate this monumental day. We will be tapping SEVEN Melvin Brewing beers along with Hip Hop music, Kung-Fu movies, and guarenteed fun!

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Craft Series: Jester King Brewery
Jan
30
6:00pm 6:00pm

Craft Series: Jester King Brewery

We will be offering some tasty brews provided by Jester King Brewery.  Please make sure to mark your calendars. Taplist includes: Biere de Miel, Fantome del Rey, and Das Wunderkind. There will be a variety of Jester King bottles available as well including: Petite Prince, El Cedro, Figlet, Commercial Suicide, Snorkel, and more! 

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Founders Brewers Cut
Jan
10
7:00pm 7:00pm

Founders Brewers Cut

We will be debuting Founders' Azacca IPA at this event. Named after the Haitian God of agriculture, The Azacca hop has an intense tropical aroma with hints of citrus and mango. There will be plenty of other beers from Founders, stay tuned...

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Beer Geek New Years
Dec
31
to Jan 1

Beer Geek New Years

It is time for our Third annual Beer Geek's New Year party! We will be bringing out the year's best breweries and be ringing in the New Year in style! Taplist includes: The Rare Barrel, Cascade, Russian River, Founders, De Garde, Perennial, Sierra Nevada, Abnormal, Societe, and more!

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Ballast Point Victory at Sea Day
Dec
18
1:00pm 1:00pm

Ballast Point Victory at Sea Day

December 18th marks the return of Ballast Point’s annual Victory at Sea Day. What began as a local event in our tasting rooms featuring several varieties of our Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter has become a day to celebrate everywhere with our original, coconut, or peppermint Victory at Sea varieties coming soon nationwide. We will be featuring four different variations of Ballast Point's Imperial Porter Victory at Sea. These will include: Peanut butter, Coconut, Peppermint, and a Nitro version.

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Craft Series with 21 Amendment
Dec
9
5:00pm 5:00pm

Craft Series with 21 Amendment

Only a few days after the anniversary of the 21st Amendment, join us in welcoming the great 21st Amendment Brewery to The Hop Grenade! Owner and Brewmaster Shaun O'Sullivan will be in house as well as other members of the great 21A staff! Tap List includes: Monk's Blood, Brew Free or Die, Fireside Chat, El Camino (Un)real, Golden Sunshine, and more!!

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