Malt Advocate Magazine | January 01, 2005
The Best of the Year
When we find a brewery whose entire line of beers are so good that several of their beers make it to our short list" for Beer of the Year, we feel compelled to honor the entire brewery. Stone Brewing --- Malt Advocate Magazine's 2004 Brewery of the Year."
Beverage World | November 15, 2004
DIY distribution: craft brewers are bypassing wholesale hurdles by taking matters into their hands
Before Stone produced its first barrel eight years ago, [the brewery] confronted a scenario that is quite familiar to a significant number of craft brewers...the number of distribution options is shrinking dramatically.
North County Times | August 24, 2004
Beer fans descend to swamp Stone party
Greg Koch, president of Stone Brewing Co., knew the crowd for his company's eighth anniversary celebration would be large. But the estimated 4,200 people who attended Stone's birthday party Saturday took even Koch by surprise.