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In 2001, Flagstaff became the world’s first “International Dark Sky City” – a designation bestowed on communities with regulatory limits on light pollution, to preserve night sky viewing. There are now 27 communities in the U.S. with dark sky designations, including the Arizona towns of Sedona, Fountain Hills and Cottonwood.
Must-Try Beer: Astro Cookie, an imperial stout conditioned on Oreo Cookies. Dark Sky Brewing owners Ryan and Larami Sandlin know the value of being different. The northern Arizona couple started as homebrewers with a desire to bring something different to a Flagstaff beer scene that already had six craft breweries when they launched in 2014.
“We knew we were coming in at No. 7,” Larami Sandlin tells PHOENIX. “[So] we knew we had to stand out. We set a goal to brew 100 different beers in the first year and hit that every single year since.”
Brewing limited-run special releases has helped Dark Sky build a strong following. The Sandlins and head brewer Jordan Gregory (previously at Goldwater Brewing in Scottsdale) recognize that customers are always seeking out new things, so they pump out two or three new releases each week.
“I always like to say the human mind can only think about something for 10 seconds before it changes,” Ryan Sandlin philosophizes. “We try to accomplish that with new beer releases and new can art.”
Last Updated: July 23, 2021
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