Press Release | June 07, 2016
Stone Brewing to Launch in Wisconsin
Stone Brewing is pleased to announce that, starting this week, the San Diego-based craft brewer will begin selling its beers to bars, restaurants and retailers throughout the entire state of Wisconsin. As its wholesale partner, Beechwood Sales and Service will distribute Stone's bold, flavorful and often hop-centric beers throughout The Badger State. Beginning on June 14, fans are invited to attend events celebrating the official launch, featuring an impressive lineup of special-release beers and Stone representatives at each location.
Press Release | June 06, 2016
Stone Mocha IPA and Stone Citrusy Wit to arrive the week of June 6
Once again resisting status quo, Stone Brewing is introducing two unique and highly anticipated summer seasonals. Both in 12-ounce six-packs and on draft at bars, restaurants and retailers where Stone beer is sold, Stone Citrusy Wit, a 5.3 percent witbier brewed with tangerine and kaffir lime leaf and Stone Mocha IPA, a 9 percent double IPA brewed - inexplicably - with cocoa, milk sugar and coffee, will begin arriving in select markets nationwide the week of June 6.
Press Release | May 20, 2016
Stone Brewing to open Napa, California Tap Room and 10-BBL Brewhouse
Stone Brewing will begin renovations to a 10,000 square-foot iconic building in downtown Napa, bringing its bold and flavorful craft beer to the region well-known for its amazing wine. Stone's newest outpost, located on 3rd Street and Soscol Avenue, will include a pilot brewing system, a dining experience, growler fills and Stone merchandise.
Press Release | May 13, 2016
Stone Brewing releases Stone Spotlight: Scru Wit
To "spotlight" its talented individuals, Stone Brewing encourages brewers to explore what craft beer is truly about: ingenuity, creativity and...well...having fun. Back for a third round, the Stone Spotlight Series has a new prize-winning brew from this year's in-house brewing competition. Stone Spotlight: Scru Wit is a unique recipe created by Stone brewers Brandon Jacobs and Alex Rodriguez, who were deemed champions by a panel composed of co-founders Greg Koch and Steve Wagner along with Brewmaster Mitch Steele. Beginning May 17, fans are invited to meet the brewers at launch events in Southern California celebrating their one-of-a-kind creation.
Press Release | April 29, 2016
Stone Brewing Announces True Craft
Today Stone Brewing announces True Craft, a company established to invest in craft breweries which are dedicated to remaining true to the definition of craft beer. Representing camaraderie in the industry, True Craft will make minority investments in craft brewers while allowing those breweries to retain their independent soul and control.
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.
Yahoo | December 30, 2015
The Best Beer at Each of America's 50 Biggest Craft Breweries
We took the Brewer's Association's most recently available data on America's 50 biggest craft brewers and picked a favorite beer from each. Stone Brewing's Enjoy By IPA - You have to love a beer that comes with clear instructions - especially when those instructions are "DRINK THIS NOW!"
DRAFT Magazine | December 30, 2015
From our cellar: Stone Enjoy After 12.26.15 Brett IPA
Patience is key when cellaring beer; you've got to give it the proper time to develop. Since Stone Brewing conveniently provided a guideline in the name of its Enjoy After 12.26.15 Brett IPA, we waited until Boxing Day had passed to crack open a bottle.
The Washington Post | December 29, 2015
The bar, brewery and distillery openings we're most looking forward to in 2016
Washington Post -- 2015 was a solid year for new bars, breweries and distilleries in the Washington area. There's a lot to look forward to in 2016. Stone Brewing, the country's ninth largest craft brewer, will open a brewery in Richmond, VA.
Paste Magazine | December 22, 2015
Best New Beers of 2015
If you're a craft brewery in 2015, and you're not innovating, you may as well be dead. In the world of craft beer, boundaries are meant to be crossed. Arrogant Bastard Ale is an instantly recognizable brand and is demonstrative of Stone's brewing ethos and house flavors. It's bold, hoppy, and unabashed, but the new Bourbon Barrel Aged Arrogant Bastard variant is better in every way.
Thrillist | December 22, 2015
Brewmasters on the Best Beers They Drank in 2015
We spoke to brewmasters from across the country to find out their favorites. "The latest release from the Stochasticity Project incorporates newly developed forms of grain yet to be widely used in the brewing world." -- Tim Kovac, Small Town Brewery, Wauconda, IL
LA Times | December 18, 2015
Get your beer geek on. Here's a peek at Stone Brewing Co.'s 2016 release calendar
Escondido's Stone Brewing is turning 20 years old in 2016, and to celebrate it's planning a yearlong parade of special releases, including all-new beers, the return of past favorites and new twists on some of its most popular brands. For the first time, the brewery has announced a schedule of all the special beer releases for the coming year.
Men's Journal | December 14, 2015
The American Craft Beer Takeover Has Begun: Stone Brews in Germany
Men's Journal -- In early December, the first beers flowed from the tap lines at Stone Brewing Berlin, and instead of making lightly-hopped lagers to match the popular taste in Germany's capital, the brewery offered up its aggressive Stone IPA and Arrogant Bastard.
Fox Business | December 07, 2015
Stone Brewing First to Independently Brew Its Own Beer in Europe
The Escondido, California-based Stone Brewing plans to serve up the first rounds from the inaugural batch of beer brewed at its Berlin brewhouse--the first independently built, owned, and operated American craft brewery in Europe.
KPBS 89.5FM | December 07, 2015
Stone Beer Now On Tap In Europe
Stone Brewing plans to open Stone World Bistro & Gardens Berlin by the end of March. "We've always looked across the pond as, 'That's where the real beer comes from.' And now people are looking to the United States and the craft brewing culture we've developed here, and say, 'Wow. That beer over there in the U.S. ... that's pretty awesome. We want some of that, too.'" - Greg Koch