A Punk, A Camera, and An Empty Stomach

In the region that defined the West Coast IPA, craft beer lovers find it refreshing to see another style highlighted in the spotlight. Leave it to one of the west coast’s largest breweries, Stone Brewing Company, to handle the role of celebrating another beer style other than something hoppy. This past Sunday morning, Stone Brewing hosted the 3rd Annual Pour It Black, a beer tasting event that focuses on dark beers from around the world. Usually taking place within a few weeks prior to San Diego Beer Week, Stone Brewing featured over a hundred different dark beers to choose from, and placed them at stations spread throughout their botanical garden. For an event lasting five hours, guests could easily take their time sipping and enjoying their beer tasters. Admission cost $45, which included 15 3oz tasters that guests could individually select on their own, and souvenir glass…

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