Whet your appetite for great food-and-drink weekend trips, from cheese to craft beer
Black Tuesday, a caramel-rich barrel-aged stout with enough kick to blot out the SoCal sun, gets its own release party at the Bruery on the last Tuesday of October. By Wednesday, kegs are dry. thebruery.com
Best time to go: October, when the beer is released.
Stay: The Ayres Hotel Anaheim is 2 miles from Disneyland and has a heated pool and free breakfast. From $119;