Escondido, CA | October 31 – Stone Brewing Co. is prepared to hold down San Diego Beer Week in style yet again! Taking place from November 4-13, SDBW brings together over 500 events that highlight San Diego’s breweries, restaurants, pubs, bottle shops, and other craft beer businesses.
In addition to participating in over 30 other events around the county, Stone Brewing Co. will be hosting 11 of its own events on its home turf at the acclaimed Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens (1999 Citracado Pkwy, Escondido, details below). All Stone events, on-site and off-site, are listed at http://www.stonebrew.com/sdbw
Sunday, November 6th | 1pm & 2:30pm
There’s no such thing as too much decadence! On the menu are six tasty craft beer samples and 12 sinfully delicious chocolates. These amazing truffles will be created by local chocolatierDallmann Fine Chocolates and Stone’s own Pastry Chef Andrew Higgins. (Menu & tickets)
Tuesday, November 8th | 6pm – 9pm
“Dr.” Bill Sysak goes head to head with world-acclaimed beer writer Stephen Beaumont. Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Executive Chef Alex Carballo has set the stage for the beer pairing showdown with an amazing multi-course dinner. Who will win? The diners decide! (Menu & tickets)
Wednesday, November 9th | 5pm – 7pm
Bruce Glassman’s San Diego’s Top Brewers: Inside America’s Craft Beer Capital takes an in-depth look at what makes the local beer community so special. Get the inside scoop on 18 San Diego breweries and the city’s best beer bars as well as beer basics, 2 dozen beer-based recipes, and more.
(Greg will only be in attendance from 5-6pm, before heading off to another SDBW event!)
Wednesday, November 9th | 7pm – 9pm
Stone’s Indoctrination Specialist, Kathryn Bouscaren, hosts a night just for the ladies. A guided beer tasting highlighting women in the beer industry, with an emphasis on San Diego. Get all your questions answered and share your experiences in a fun and private environment upstairs. (Tickets)
Thursday, November 10th | 6pm – 9pm
Friday, November 11th | 6pm
Rub elbows with some of the award-winning crew from Firestone Walker Brewing Co. They’re visiting Stone to continue their 15th Anniversary celebration and will be bringing extra special beers with them, including their just-released barrel-aged Firestone Walker XV.
Sunday, November 13th | 10am – 4pm
Stone isn’t letting San Diego Beer Week end quietly! They’ve got something new to join the ranks of Oakquinox and Stone Sour Fest: the first annual Pour It Black festival. “Dr.” Bill and his crew have collected an amazing selection of over 60 unique porters and stouts from around the world. How unique? How about beers aged in brandy or Jack Daniel’s barrels or brewed with oatmeal, oak, coffee, rye, espresso, coconut, chocolate, bacon, smoke or macadamia nuts… just for a start? (Beer menu | Tickets)
Stone Brewing Co. was founded in 1996 by Steve Wagner and Greg Koch in North County San Diego, CA. It is the 14th largest craft brewery in the United States and has been named “All-Time Top Brewery on Planet Earth” by BeerAdvocate magazine - TWICE! A recently announced $26.6M expansion plan (that includes a hotel among other lofty ventures) is underway, as are developments to become the first American craft brewery to open a brewhouse in Europe. Visit stonebrew.com for more information.
San Diego Beer Week promotes San Diego’s thriving craft beer culture by sponsoring a ten-day countywide festival that attracts beer tourism, fosters knowledge of our regional brewing heritage, and serves as a showcase for San Diego’s breweries, restaurants, pubs, and other businesses with ties to the craft beer community. For more information and a current list of events, visit SDBW.org, twitter.com/sdbeerweek or facebook.com/san.diego.beer.week. Cheers!
Company: Stone Brewing Co.
Contact: Randy Clemens