Event Preview | Stone Brewing DRK Beer Festival
Friday November 8th, Stone Brewing Headquarters in Escondido, CA will be hosting the DRK Beer Festival. Over the years this festival has gone by different names including Oakquinox and then Stone Pour it Black. This event has morphed into what is now known as DRK Festival to expand to a larger variety of dark beers. The storied local history gives way to a plethora of delicious, dark beers.
Although Stone hosts the event, it is not the only brewery who partakes in it. There are quite a few guest taps on as well, all of which of the highest qualities and rarities. Breweries this year include names such as Russian River, FiftyFifty Brewing, Crooked Stave, Libertine and so many more.
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Our darkest festival of the year is coming back to Escondido – #StoneDRK! On November 8, we're putting together an absolutely ridiculous list of delectable dark beers from Stone along with amazing guest beers from some of our favorite friends in the craft beer universe. Plus, a certain dark and hoppy fan favorite that hasn't been around for a few years just may be making its triumphant return… Tickets and details at stonebrewing.com/events. (link in bio). But here's just a few selections you'll find: – 2013 Stone OAK-SMOKED Old Guardian Barley Wine aged in Bourbon Barrels – Double Bastard Bigger Longer Uncut (Double Bastard Ale aged in Scotch Whiskey Barrels) – FiftyFifty Brewing Eclipse Willet Bourbon Barrel – Libertine Brewing Company Red Wine (Painted Black) – Russian River Brewing Company Supplication – And many, many more. See the link in our bio for the current list.
You can find the full taplist here!
Tickets to the event are on sale now until sold out as this is a limited ticketed event. The ticket price includes 15x 3oz tasters, a commemorative glass, live music and the chance to meet Greg Koch one of the founders of Stone. Although the ticket does not include food, there will be food offered additionally. Designated driver’s can get into the event for free but must be over 21 even if they are not drinking.
If you are a fan of dark beers and the big, bad and barrel-aged, this is the event for you! Look forward to seeing you there! Cheers!