Stone’s ‘Pour it Black’ fest is back

Love sipping on a strong, dark brew? Get your pretzel-necklace ready and head over to Stone Brewing’s sixth annual dark beer festival, returning to Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Escondido on Saturday, Oct. 16.

There will be over 100 beers to enjoy at the fest, including rare picks such as Deschutes Black Butte XXVII, FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout 2015, Knee Deep Dark Side Belgian Imperial Stout, Green Flash Lustrous Frumento with Coffee, The Lost Abbey Box Set Track #10 - Bat Out Of Hell, Alpine Beer Company Rye’der on the Storm, The Bruery 8 Maids-a-Milking and many more.

The day’s festivities will kick off at 10 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. Tickets are $49 per person and include a commemorative tasting glass and your choice of 15 3-ounce tastes of beer. Designated drivers are allowed to come along for the festivities without a ticket.

For more information, including the full list of beers available to try at the festival, visit

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido.

Source: Discover SD