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Press Release | March 05, 2018
Stone Brewing Announces its Inaugural Lineup of In-Store Only Releases
Stone Brewing announces a 2018 lineup of packaged Exclusive Release Beers available only at Stone Brewing locations. These beers are intended only for Stone’s most dedicated fans making the pilgrimage to its tap rooms and company stores in Southern California and Richmond, VA.
Press Release | February 23, 2018
Stone Exalted IPA Now Available
Like a savior to their disciples, Stone Brewing extols the glory of the almighty hop with its latest release, Stone Exalted IPA. The first in the Stone Hop Worship Seasonal IPA Series, the crisp and citrusy blend of hops is now available in 12-ounce can six-packs nationwide.
Press Release | February 12, 2018
Stone Brewing Sues MillerCoors for Deceptive Use of the STONE® Brand
ESCONDIDO, CA (February 12, 2018) – Today Stone Brewing filed suit to defend its iconic STONE® brand against one of the world’s largest beer conglomerates, MillerCoors. Stone, known for being the antithesis to “Big Beer,” has long waved a flag of bold character, individualism and independence. The suit alleges that MillerCoors is trying to rebrand its Colorado Rockies-themed “Keystone” beer as “STONE.” The craft beer pioneer feels that it has no choice but to combat MillerCoors’ aggressive marketing moves, which abandon Keystone’s own heritage by falsely associating with the one true STONE®.
Press Release | February 09, 2018
Stone Brewing Releases Stone Loral & Dr. Rudi’s Inevitable Adventure Double IPA
An unlikely pair on a serendipitous adventure, the story of Loral and Dr. Rudi is one of smooth beginnings and bitter endings. It’s a novel of epic proportions, a journey in every sip. Like the crisp pages of a new best-seller, Stone Brewing announces the release of Stone Loral & Dr. Rudi’s Inevitable Adventure Double IPA.
Press Release | December 21, 2017
Stone Brewing Officially Launches in China Continuing the Effort to Redefine “Fresh” for Overseas Fans of American Craft Beer
Thanks to an incredibly hands-on approach to distribution, fresh Stone Brewing beers are now regularly available in select Chinese markets. Answering the impassioned cry of craft beer fans, Stone designed an uninterrupted cold chain delivery approach from San Diego, all the way to bars, restaurants and beer shops around China. This capability positions the brewery as a pioneer, offering China the most diverse, innovative and fresh portfolio of craft beer from the States.
Press Release | December 21, 2017
Stone Brewing Brings the Impossible…and the Hellfire
Steadfast supporters of sustainable dining, Stone Brewing announces the arrival of the Impossible Burger at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens locations in San Diego. Beginning Friday, December 22 and for a limited time only, the cult burger will debut at both San Diego locations, making Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido the only North County destination for the revolutionary plant-based burger.
Press Release | December 07, 2017
Stone Brewing Announces 2018 Release Calendar
Stone Brewing presents its 2018 release calendar, the passionate work of some of the country’s most hop savvy brewers. Predominantly IPA forward, the lineup of releases represents the epitome of Stone’s recent innovation.
Press Release | November 13, 2017
Stone Brewing Lobs Another Hop Grenade
The Stone Spotlight Series competition engages in-house two-person teams that vie for the chance to have their recipe brewed and distributed nationwide. This year’s winning team of Miguel Ceja Andrade and Brandon Berube rolled in like mercenaries and were crowned champions for their East-meets-West Coast IPA creation. The beer begins infiltrating restaurants, bars and retailers this week.
Press Release | November 10, 2017
Stone Brewing Presents: ‘Bean to Beer: A Cacao Story’ Celebrating Steadfast Artisanal Brewing
Stone Brewing ignites the holiday season with the release of Stone Xocoveza, a deliciously distinctive mocha stout brewed to stagger the senses with cinnamon, nutmeg, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, milk sugar and a mild punch of pasilla peppers. Reminiscent of Mexican hot chocolate, Stone Xocoveza in 12-ounce bottled six-packs can now be stacked in fridges. To mark the occasion, Stone Brewing presents: ‘Bean to Beer: A Cacao Story.’ The short-form documentary offers insight into the intensive process of crafting the ultimate artisanal beer.
Press Release | October 13, 2017
Stone Distributing Co. to Aid California’s Fire Victims through Collective Independent Craft Beer Effort
Stone Brewing’s distributing division, Stone Distributing Co., will donate a portion of its sales throughout the month of October to benefit those affected by the devastation of the Northern California fires. Donations will be made to Direct Relief providing emergency assistance to California’s Office of Emergency Services, the Napa County Public Health Department and more than 40 health centers and clinics in the affected region.
DRAFT Magazine | October 04, 2017
NOFX’s Fat Mike on brewing with Stone, Punk in Drublic and future festival plans
NOFX bassist/vocalist Fat Mike has taken on a few notable side projects when he’s not performing or recording with the band. He’s written a memoir, a musical and a bondage film; and this year, he’s collaborated a beer with Stone Brewing and helped launch the multistate beer and music festival Punk in Drublic. What’s left for punk’s Renaissance Man? Plenty more beer and festivals.
Food & Wine | September 20, 2017
Stone Brewing finally distributes its beer in all 50 states
"Our goal has always been to deliver bold and fresh, hop-forward beers to as many fans as possible and we've just conquered one major milestone in doing so," Dominic Engels, Stone Brewing CEO, said in a statement. "With so many options for high quality craft beer in every state, it's an honor to see such a demand for our beers across the entire country. Now that we're here, our commitment to fans nationwide is to remain truly independent and continue to deliver innovative and fresh Stone beers."
Richmond Times-Dispatch | September 08, 2017
Stone Brewing hopes to open Richmond bistro in 2018; adding new brewing and canning equipment this year
Construction could start within a couple of months on the planned Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens restaurant and taproom along the James River in Richmond’s East End.
LA Times | August 08, 2017
California beer maker has the last laugh in his German brewery
Some Germans thought Greg Koch was courageous. Others considered the Californian crazy. In one of the world's biggest beer drinking countries, already saturated with 1,388 breweries and 5,000 brands of beer, the entrepreneur from San Diego was determined to establish an American-style craft beer brewery. It took courage, craziness — and chutzpah. But a year after Koch opened his now-thriving brewery, beer garden and restaurant in the Mariendorf section of south-central Berlin, Germans are no longer laughing at the 52-year-old executive chairman and co-founder of Stone Brewing Co.
USA Today | July 23, 2017
Beer Man: Stone’s array of hops makes Dayslayer a winner
Stone has always been one of my favorite breweries, especially when it comes to the American pale ale and American India pale ale styles. Most of those styles I’ve had from Stone veer away from the pine-forward and excessively bitter hops, and chalky aftertaste that I am not fond of, although I’m sure they have made ales fitting that profile. While a name like Dayslayer India Pale Lager might indicate it would be an extreme assault on the taste buds, that turned out not to be the case.
Wine Enthusiast | July 18, 2017
The New and Improved IPA
These days, it feels like it’s impossible to keep up on the IPA train. This is still, by far, the most popular craft beer style in the U.S., and just when you think you’ve seen it all, leave it to playful American craft brewers to come up with something completely new and totally different—varying subcategories or takes on classic IPAs that use different base styles, grain bills, techniques and more.
The Beer Connoisseur | July 11, 2017
Stone Ripper - Stone Brewing Co. - 92 Rating
Responses from Jeremy Moynier, Stone Brewing's Senior Innovation Program Manager.
Richmond Times-Dispatch | July 04, 2017
Is your beer fresh? Local brewers offer their advice for selecting the freshest brews
Virginia may be for craft beer lovers, but are all Virginians making sure they are drinking nothing but the freshest brews? Probably not. “The aging process of beer can degrade some of the flavor and aroma compounds over time to a point where the beer is deviated from what the brewer originally intended,” said Jeff Martin, quality assurance manager at Stone Brewing in Richmond.
GearPatrol | July 04, 2017
9 Delicious IPAs You Can Buy at Your Local Grocery Store
Founded in 1996 in Escondido, California, Stone Brewing has become one of the most respected craft brewers in the world with satellite operations in Richmond, Virginia, and Berlin, Germany. While the Enjoy By series has recently garnered the respect of beer drinkers across the country, its the 20-year-old Stone IPA, which features seven different hops, that helped put West Coast IPAs on the map.
CNBC | July 02, 2017
Craft brewers assert their independence as fireworks erupt over who’s making the beer
The Brewers Association (BA), the nonprofit trade group which represents "small and independent" craft brewers, has announced the launch of a new seal to designate beers that are produced by "independent" craft brewers. Craft brewers are an increasingly popular segment of the $107 billion U.S. beer market, comprising around 1/5 of brew sales in 2016.