Cocktail Corner: SB County Craft Beer Week Toasts Local Brews

By Rodrigo Menezes (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

By Rodrigo Menezes (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg

From Monday, October 23 to Sunday, October 29, more than 15 local breweries at over 20 locations will celebrate the inaugural Santa Barbara County Craft Beer Week with a variety of special events featuring pint nights, food pairings, special releases, live entertainment and more. Jump on the Brew Bus will offer transportation to a different city each day, giving beer lovers a fun, inexpensive safe way to explore participating breweries, from Goleta to Santa Maria. For a complete list of activities click here

The seven-day celebration culminates in the second annual Buckles ‘n’ Brews Invitational Beer Festival, a Kiwanis Club fundraiser featuring 25 select breweries, live music, a barbecue, Halloween costume contest and more on Saturday,October 28 at the Carriage and Western Art Museum of Santa Barbara.

For more information: Santa Barbara County Craft Beer Week:; Buckles ‘n’ Brews:

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Leslie Dinaberg

When she’s not busy working as the editor of Santa Barbara SEASONS, Cocktail Corner author Leslie Dinaberg writes magazine articles, newspaper columns and grocery lists. When it comes to cocktails, Leslie considers herself a “goal-oriented drinker.”

 Originally published in Santa Barbara Seasons on October 23, 2017.