Huffington Post | July 29, 2014
How (Good) American Beers Are (Finally) Conquering Europe
Today Stone co-founder and CEO Greg Koch appeared at a long-shuttered coal plant in Berlin to make a game-changing announcement: Stone is transforming the former factory into its first international brewery, producing its lineup of aggressively bittered West Coast IPAs and potent ales for distribution across Europe. The project is set to take 14 to 20 months and will also include a restaurant. (Original article ran in Bon Appetit)
The San Diego Union Tribune | July 24, 2014
A Comic-Con beer -- that's just right for mid-winter
In a glass, WøøtStout looks like a slice of German chocolate cake, the inky body capped by a frothy cocoa layer. Aromas of nuts and whiskey tip you off to the fact that the recipe included pecans — there’s wheat and rye, as well — and that a portion of the stout was interned in bourbon barrels for two months.
Minneapolis City Pages | July 23, 2014
OAKED Arrogant Bastard Ale is a strong, woody hop bomb
OAKED Arrogant Bastard Ale from San Diego's Stone Brewing Co. does exactly what the name suggests: It takes the also worthy Arrogant Bastard Ale and ages it with oak wood chips, giving the brew an earthy and woody quality that offsets its signature heavy hop doses.