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Press Release | April 26, 2016
Stone Enjoy By 05.30.16 Tangerine IPA is Ripe for the Picking NOW
When it comes to freshness, Stone Brewing is known for pushing boundaries. Perhaps the craft brewery's greatest commitment to freshness comes in the form of the Stone Enjoy By IPA series, which this week offers a new recipe showcasing the juicy awesomeness of tangerine. Stone Enjoy By 05.30.16 Tangerine IPA is now ripe for the picking.
Press Release | April 19, 2016
Stone Brewing Celebrates Quality Beer with a "Reinheitsverbot" Event
Despite 500 years of often misinterpreted brewing dogma, @StoneBerlin will open this summer with plans to regularly feature a "rebellious" lineup of beers, some brewed with (*gasp!*) unconventional ingredients. Stone, currently in construction of its 100-Hectolitre brewhouse and Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens restaurant, will operate knowing that the age-old convention of the Reinheitsgebot is misunderstood in defining quality beer.
Press Release | April 18, 2016
Stone 6th Anniversary Porter Comes Back for an Encore
Stone Brewing's 20th Anniversary celebration continues with the encore edition of Stone 6th Anniversary Porter. Beginning this week, this imperial smoked porter conditioned with American and French oak chips will arrive in 22-ounce bottles and on draft. True to the Stone 20th Anniversary Encore series, Stone maintained the original recipe and features artwork evocative of its first time on store shelves. Fans will find either the classic label or a new version with back-label text that pays homage to the beer's history.
Press Release | March 29, 2016
The Dark Side of Fresh Rises: Stone Enjoy By 05.04.16 Black IPA Releases This Week
The seemingly sinister Stone Enjoy By 05.04.16 Black IPA by Stone Brewing has risen from sources of dark malted barley. Brewed specifically NOT to last, this immensely hopped black IPA refuses to rest until it makes the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs to hopheads in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at select retailers nationwide.
Press Release | March 28, 2016
Stone Brewing Releases 2016 Stone Imperial Russian Stout
A rich, dark decadence is rising again to seduce even the most reluctant palates. A standout among Stone Brewing's typically hop-centric lineup, Stone Imperial Russian Stout is highly regarded for its reputation among craft beer aficionados and collectors. Beginning this week, 2016 Stone Imperial Russian Stout will start arriving in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at bars, retailers and restaurants in markets where Stone beer is sold.
Press Release | March 25, 2016
Stone Brewing to Debut in Arkansas
Stone Brewing is pleased to announce that, starting on March 28, the San Diego-based company's beers will be available in bars, restaurants and retailers throughout the entire state of Arkansas for the very first time. As its wholesale partners in "The Natural State," Arkansas Craft Distributors and O'Connor Distributing will distribute Stone's bold, flavorful and often hop-centric beers. To appropriately celebrate the new market launch, fans are invited to attend events taking place from March 28 through April 1, featuring an impressive lineup of special-release beers and Stone representatives at each location.
Press Release | March 07, 2016
Dogfish Head / Victory / Stone reintroduce a hoppy and hellaciously herbaceous collaboration of flavor
The masterminds behind Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Victory Brewing Company and Stone Brewing have joined forces once again to create the ever-flavorful, herb-infused Dogfish Head / Victory / Stone Saison du BUFF. In an honorable crusade for flavor, the Stone Collaboration beer will start arriving this week in limited amounts via 12-ounce six-packs and on draft to retailers in select U.S. markets.
Press Release | February 17, 2016
Berlin's Stone Brewing to Distribute Beer in Cans
Stone Brewing Berlin is announcing its 2016 Beer Release Schedule, which includes the fact that the brewery will be packaging its Berlin-brewed year-round beers exclusively in kegs and...aluminum cans. The brewery, known for its bold and creative beers, will take a similarly innovative approach to packaging, putting the quality of its beers and environmental responsibility at the forefront of its European brewing operations.
Press Release | February 08, 2016
Stone Brewing Releases "2016 Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Dry-Hopped with Pekko Hops"
It's that time of year when beer enthusiasts clamor for one of Stone Brewing's highly anticipated annual releases. Since debuting in 1998, Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine has attracted fans who are passionate about the robust ale. Devotees and hopheads are in for a treat when they experience 2016 Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Dry-Hopped with Pekko Hops. Beginning this week, this year's uber-hopped-up iteration will start arriving in 22-ounce bottles and on draft to restaurants, bars and retailers in select markets where Stone beer is sold.
Press Release | February 08, 2016
Stone Brewing Contributes more than $475,000 to Charity in 2015
Throughout 2015, Stone Brewing donated nearly $345,000 cash and contributed more than $150,000 worth of beer to charities, all made possible by fans, passionate volunteers, industry compatriots and Team Stone members. Like previous years, the past 12 months were filled with fundraising events and meaningful programs that benefitted a diverse group of organizations.
Smithsonian Magazine | April 22, 2016
Celebrating 500 Years of German's Beer Purity Law
The 500th anniversary of the Reinheistgebot (German Purity Law) took place on April 23. Stone Brewing - Berlin received a shout out for becoming the first American craft brewer to build, own and operate a brewery in Europe...more importantly, in a country with deep roots to beer traditions.
San Diego CityBeat | April 22, 2016
What place does "big" beer have in San Diego?
San Diego CityBeat -- The definition of craft beer is under scrutiny, and no beer discussion nowadays is without debate or drama--especially when it comes to big beer. The industry standard reads that craft is "small, independent and traditional," but if we aren't even sure what craft is, how small is "small?"
Paste Magazine | April 21, 2016
21 of the Best Black IPAs, Blind-Tasted and Ranked
Stone Enjoy By 05.04.16 Black IPA takes the #1 spot!
Beverage World | April 18, 2016
Beverage World -- The numbers speak for themselves: times have never been better for craft beer. The craft beer industry, as measured by the Brewers Association, now accounts for 12 percent of the U.S. beer market. Stone CEO Greg Koch comments on the craft beer industry and why Stone Brewing won't sell out to "Big Beer."
US News & World Report | April 07, 2016
Crafting a Future
Back in the early 1990s, a pair of craft beer aficionados bumped into one another at a weekend beer class on the University of California-Davis campus. That chance encounter ended up laying the groundwork for Stone Brewing Co., Southern California's largest craft brewery and the 10th-largest craft producer in the country.
Fast Company | March 25, 2016
How This Hopped-Up Brewery Is Bringing American Craft Beer To Germany
In a converted gasworks building in western Berlin's Mariendorf neighborhood, American craft beer brand Stone Brewing is engaged in an unusual project: Selling Germans--and Europeans in general--on the joys of bitter, hoppy beers like Stone IPA and the company's popular Arrogant Bastard Ale. Germans have traditionally enjoyed lagers and wheat beers that are a far cry from the IPAs that are fashionable on the American scene, but Stone hopes Europeans will go gaga for the alternative.
The Columbus Dispatch | March 16, 2016
Beer Review: Stone Brewing Co.'s Pataskala Red X IPA
Greg Koch, Stone's co-founder and CEO, is a Pataskala native, and he created this beer to fulfill a promise to voters in the Southwest Licking Local school district, that if they passed an emergency operating levy in May 2015, he would create a beer just for them and donate proceeds to the schools.