An Early Beer Week Valentine: Chocolate and Beer Pairings and More

Celebrating Valentine's Day on February 14th is sooooo 2011. You know what's really sexy? The element of surprise. Get the jump on your significant other by planning an early surprise outing, and you may even get jumped at the end of the night. Turn up the smooth jazz, because Cupid's arrow is about to land a day early.

Besides Tom Selleck enjoying a sandwich by a waterfall, there's nothing sexier than chocolate. Indulge your date with this beer and chocolate pairing event:

Valentine's Chocolate and Beer Pairing Class

Where: Boothby Center for the Beverage Arts, 1161 Mission St. (at 8th St.)

When: Monday, February 13th, 5pm-7pm

Cost: $65

What: Join Rich Higgins, Master Cicerone and brewer at Social Kitchen and Brewery, as he teaches you how to evaluate a beer and pair it with chocolate. There will be lots of samples, and perhaps some snuggling.

Your date isn't into chocolate? Quick, cue the fondue and French beer:


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