Some events this month that showcase beer, cocktails and more:
Trivia night at Rogness Brewing Company. Bring a team to compete for prizes at the first ever trivia night at Rogness. Six different craft beers will be for sale by the glass. Outside food welcome. 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. 2400 Patterson Industrial Drive, Pflugerville. www.rognessbrewing.com.
Japanese Iced Coffee Class. Daniel Read, director of eduation and training at Houndstooth Coffee, will lead the class on brewing Japanese style iced coffee at the 401 Congress Ave. location. $30. Purchase tickets at either Houndstooth location. 4:30 p.m. Saturday. www.houndstoothcoffee.com.
Summer Sparkling Dinner at Parkside. Three-course meal with hors d’oeuvres, amuse bouche and dessert, paired with sparking cocktails and sparkling wines. Proceeds benefit the Sustainable Food Center. $100. 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday. 301 E. Sixth St. www.sustainablefoodcenter.org.
Recipe Design Class at Austin Homebrew Supply. Join Erik Ogershok from Real Ale for an enlightening and interactive discussion of how he designs new beer recipes, barrel aging, sour experiments and more. $25. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. 9129 Metric Blvd. www.austinhomebrew.com.
Independence Beer Pairing Dinner at Olive and June. Five-course meal featuring Independence beer pairings. $60. 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday. 3411 Glenview Ave. oliveandjune-austin.com.
Austin Craft Beer Scene Tour. Explore Austin’s beer scene via bus. Tours visit breweries, brew pubs and beer bars. $65. 3:30 p.m. Aug. 24. www.austinbrewbus.com.
Nerd Night at Central Market with Austin craft beer. Meet local brewers and hear the stories behind their beers. Examples of home brew technique, trivia and live music. 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 29. 4001 N. Lamar Blvd. www.centralmarket.com.
Firkin Night at Rogness Brewing Company. A first for the brewery, which will announce on social media and at rognessbrewing.com what kind of beer will be served out of a firkin cask. 4 to 9 p.m. Aug. 30. 2400 Patterson Industrial Drive, Pflugerville.
(512) Brewery Tour. Tour the brewery, taste some beer. $10 gets you a pint glass and free samples. 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Aug. 31. 407 Radam Lane. www.512brewing.com.