Posted: Friday, Jun 7th, 2024

By Visit Ventura

X Games Ventura Local Special Beer Release: Cheers to the X Games

Eight Ventura breweries are celebrating X Games Ventura 2024 with fun, unique, and creative beer, making each and every one of them a perfect pairing with the thrills of the X Games.

This is the second annual Ventura local special beer release to celebrate the X Games — this year’s lineup is better than ever. Featuring both new and creative brews from local breweries alongside some of last year’s returning favorites, you can cheers to X Games Ventura with this awesome lineup. From delicious IPAs to refreshing pale ales, you have to take a sip of each one.

And don’t miss the Local XG Beer Series Kickoff at Barrelhouse 101 on Sunday, June 23 at 11:30 AM to start off the X Games Ventura week right. You can try each of the 8 special releases at the kickoff event. Check in with each of the breweries for availability at the taproom.

Looking for more ways to celebrate the X Games? You can find fun ways to celebrate at local businesses all across town. Here’s how.

BellRinger, X Games Ventura 2024 Beer

Nac Nac

BellRinger Brewing Company

Named after the iconic BMX and Moto X trick, BellRinger’s special release X Games beer is a West Coast IPA perfect to cheers to the games. A subtle piney bitterness rounds out this refreshing brew.

BellRinger is located on Main Street, just a few minutes from X Games. A chill brewpub space, you can order an epic burger like their Double Smash Burger or a plate of chicken tacos as you sip on your pint of Nac Nac.

Bright Spark X Games Ventura beer

Space Walk

Bright Spark Brewing

This Mango Hazy Pale Ale, Space Walk, has a big mango aroma, and a classic hazy finish. Named after a skate trick in honor of the X Games, Space Walk is brewed with Comet Hops, and is infused with mango.

Also hosting weekly trivia nights and boasting a full kitchen, make sure you bring the entire crew to hang out at Bright Spark in between competitions. PS. don’t miss out on their hot honey pepperoni pizzas or burgers!

X Games Ventura: Local Beer
Rincon X Games Ventura beer

Switch Flip Strawberry Blonde

Rincon Brewery

Rincon’s at it again this year with another amazing special brew for this year’s lineup — Switch Flip Strawberry Blond is a lightly fruit-forward, medium-bodied crisp, and dry beer with a pleasant pink tint. Its refreshing flavor encapsulates the best of coastal growing conditions and classic brewing traditions in one glass. Rincon joined forces with local growers at McGrath Family Farms and picked ripe, organic, local strawberries to produce this ABV 5.1% beer. Cheers!

A special note? You can find Switch Flip Strawberry Blond riding the rails on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner this month.

VCBC, Ventura Coast Brewing X Games Ventura beer

Summer Shredding

Ventura Coast Brewing Company

A sip of summer, VCBC’s Summer Shredding returns to the X Games special beer series lineup this year. Xtremely refreshing, Summer Shredding is a lime lager, crafted for the adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers. Crisp and perfect for the X Games, you don’t want to miss out on this special brew.

VCBC is located in Downtown Ventura, making it the perfect pitstop before heading to the X Games. Try one of their food trucks for a quick bite to eat or spend some time sitting outside on their open-air patio.

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