Not My President IPA + More Happy Hours to Drown Your Sorrows This Week

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I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself." ~Johnny Carson


Marin Brewing Releases Not My President IPA

Marin Brewing Co. has wasted no time brewing a protest beer in time for Friday's Presidential Inauguration. Not My President IPA will be available at Good Hop Bottle Shop in Oakland and in San Francisco at 540 Club, Cable Car Restaurant, Toronado, The Sea Star, Valley Tavern, Bar 587, Golden Gate Tap Room (aka SF Visitor Center), Alamo Drafthouse, Richmond Republic Draught House, and Rosamunde Sausage Grill in the Mission. Only 20 kegs exist, which means you'll want to start drinking early to get your fill of this anti-Trump ale, brewed specifically to drown your sorrows. // Various locations, marinbrewing.com


Corridor Extends Happy Hour on Inauguration Day

Knowing we'll all need a few extra hours of drinking on Friday, Corridor is extending happy hour from 11:30am to 6pm, so you can drink away lunch, and the rest of the day. Enjoy every cocktail, beer on tap, and wine by the glass for only $5. Pace yourself by pairing your cheap drinks with comfort food, such as French onion soup and savory monkey bread. After all, it's hard to resist an authoritarian regime on an empty stomach. // 100 Van Ness (Civic Center), corridorsf.com/restaurant


Half Moon Bay Brewing Hosts Post-Inauguration Discussion on Trump Election

Drink beer and geek out on politics at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company's Brews and Views event on Monday, January 23. Duf Sundheim, a political reformer who helped orchestrate the only recall of a sitting governor in the history of California, will be on hand to discuss the unconventional election of Donald Trump. Brews and Views is a free public forum that welcomes authors, directors, politicos and city advocates to weigh in on a wide variety of topics. Monday's event starts at 6pm. // 390 Capistrano Rd. (Half Moon Bay), hmbbrewingco.com


Oysters on the Half Day at Birba Wine Bar

If you prefer oysters to politics, skip Saturday's Women's March and head for Birba. Every Saturday, the Hayes Valley wine bar hosts "Oysters on the Half Day," where they shuck oysters and pour wine from 3pm to 5pm. A different wine tasting is curated each week , and all sparkling wine bottles (including magnums) are 15% off. Oysters are offered at $30 a dozen, $16.50 for 6, or $9 for 3. // 458 Grove St. (Hayes Valley), birbawine.com


Mezcal Tasting at Agave Uptown

Show your love for Mexico next Wednesday, January 25, at Agave Uptown's mezcal tasting party. From 6pm to 9pm, the Oaxacan restaurant in uptown Oakland will showcase award-winning mezcals such as Benesin, Don Amado, and La Luna Mezcal along with mexican dishes such as Mezcal Prawns, Wild Mushroom Mole Tlayuditas (Mexican pizza), Molotes (masa-based empanadas), and Lechon Borracho (baby pork simmered in mezcal, tequila and bourbon). Tickets are available at the door for $50 each. // 2135 Franklin St. (Oakland), agaveuptown.com

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