Stone DRK Festival - Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Escondido
November 8, 2019
6:00PM - 11:00PM
$65 General Admission
Event Overview

Are you a fan of the excellence of darker beers? Us too, and our ever popular DRK Fest is THE celebration not to miss. Held in what is considered one of the best and most beautiful festival venues on the planet, you'll experience sublime dark beer enjoyment beyond expectation.

For Stone DRK Fest 2019, we're giving you an EXTRA HOUR to enjoy a better-than-ever list of delectable dark beers from Stone, along with amazing guest beers from some of our favorite friends in brewing. Join us and our co-founder Greg Koch for an evening of celebrating the delightfully dark side of beer.


  • Fifteen 3oz tasters
  • A commemorative glass to take home
  • Live music from Mike Myrdal (lead singer of Stepping Feet) and special guest Aragorn Wiederhold
  • Amazing dark and rare beers to choose from!

Stone Brewing Beers

  • [Stone Classics] Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA
  • [Stone Classics] Stone Smoked Porter
  • [Stone Classics] Smoked Porter w/Vanilla
  • 2013 Stone OAK-SMOKED Old Guardian Barley Wine aged in Bourbon Barrels
  • Stone Borreo Gose w/Boysenberry
  • Stone Cimmerian Portal
  • Stone Light Breaker
  • Stone Mas Bigote
  • Stone All of the Best Beer Names Are Taken
  • Stone Give Me Stout or Give Me Death
  • Stone Imperial Irish Stout
  • Stone Water Lily Barrel-Aged Sour Ale
  • 2017 Fyodor's Classic (Stone Imperial Russian Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels)
  • 20th Anniversary Encore Series: Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout
  • 2016 Stygian Descent
  • 2016 Rumvergnügen

Arrogant Consortia Beers

  • 2019 Double Bastard Ale w/Dark Toasted Oak
  • Double Bastard Bigger Longer Uncut (Double Bastard Ale aged in Scotch Whiskey Barrels)
  • 2016 Double Bastard in the Rye (Double Bastard Ale Aged in Rye Whiskey Barrels)
  • 2012 Southern Charred (Double Bastard Ale aged in Bourbon Barrels)
  • Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale

Guest Beers

  • AleSmith Brewing Company Caribbean Highlander Speedway Stout
  • AleSmith Brewing Company Hawaiian Retreat Speedway Stout
  • Avery Brewing Co. Double Barreled Maple Stout
  • Avery Brewing Co. Plank'd
  • Avery Brewing Co. Raspberry Truffale
  • Cascade Brewing Manhattan NW
  • Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project Framboise
  • Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project Nightmare on Brett Super Port
  • Epic Brewing Company Oak & Orchard Rose
  • FiftyFifty Brewing Eclipse Rye Cuvee Barrel Blend 
  • FiftyFifty Brewing Eclipse Willet Bourbon Barrel
  • tBrewing Eclipse Joseph Magnus Barrel
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Company Coconut Merlin Milk Stout
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Company Velvet Merkin
  • Fremont Brewing Rusty Nail
  • Libertine Brewing Company Mom Jeans
  • Libertine Brewing Company Red Wine (Painted Black)
  • Libertine Brewing Company The Green Dragon
  • Mad Tree Brewing Joon
  • Mad Tree Brewing S'more Gratitude
  • Maui Brewing Company Coconut Hiwa Porter
  • Maui Brewing Company American Robust Porter
  • Maui Brewing Company Imperial Coconut Porter - Dolce
  • Modern Times Bourbon Barrel Aged Mega Devils Teeth
  • Modern Times Void Binder
  • Mother Earth Winter (2017) Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Brown Ale 
  • Pizza Port Brewing Company Infamous Imnperial Chocolate Stout
  • Pure Project Brewing Maplesaurus Rex
  • Russian River Brewing Company Shadow of a Doubt
  • Russian River Brewing Company Supplication
  • The Bruery 2015 Rueuze
  • Three Weavers Brewing Co. Some Dark Hallow
  • Victory Brewing Company Java Cask Gold
  • Wild Barrel Brewing Hipster Mocha Latte
  • Wild Barrel Brewing Hipsters Demise

Mike Myrdal is an accomplished professional  musician who has performed all over California for the past 18 years. He performs a wide variety of music genres and covers artists such as Zac Brown, Dave Matthews, the Killers, Bob Dylan, Jack Johnson, Journey, U2, Paul Simon, Tom Petty, and even acoustic Metallica.  His Dave Matthews tribute band Stepping Feet has been nominated multiple times by the SD Music Awards and is considered by many to be the premier DMB tribute.

Food menu avaialble starting at 6pm. 

Pretzel Brat $10
Saags cheddar bratwurst on a pretzel dough bun w/caramelized onion & Stone IPA mustard

Soyrizo Beer Cheese Potatoes $7
Roasted fingerling potatoes w/soyrizo, Stone Ripper cheese sauce & green onions

Stone Stout Bavarian Pretzel $10
All-natural, artisan hand rolled jumbo pretzel made w/Stone Totalitarian Stout, served w/ Stone IPA mustard 

Planning on dining beforehand? Make a reservation with us and present your DRK ticket info to your server to enjoy 15% off food before heading into the festival. Reservations can be made by calling (760) 294-7899 x1700 or on OpenTable, and be sure to let us know you’ll be attending Stone DRK.