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Press Release | August 04, 2016
Stone Brewing to Launch in Utah
Stone Brewing is pleased to announce that the San Diego-based craft brewer will begin selling its beers to bars, restaurants and retailers throughout the entire state of Utah. As its wholesale partner, Carlson Distributing, Inc. will distribute Stone's bold, flavorful and often hop-centric beers throughout the state. Beginning this week, beers will be available on special order with full distribution and celebratory events to follow.
Press Release | July 28, 2016
Stone Brewing Releases First Berlin-Brewed Beers
Nearly seven years in the making, American craft beer has made a milestone leap into Europe's time-honored beer culture. Stone Brewing has announced that its Berlin, Germany brewery is now fully operational and the company is now distributing its beers to 17 countries throughout Europe. This milestone further solidifies the brewery's historic accomplishment of becoming the first U.S. craft brewery to independently build, own and operate a brewery in Europe.
Press Release | July 13, 2016
Stone Brewing to Hold Stone 20th Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival
Two decades of innovative brewing and remaining true craft is worth celebrating. To commemorate its significant milestone, Stone Brewing is staging its largest annual charity event--the Stone 20th Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival--on August 19 and 20. Southern California's largest annual 100% craft beer festival will take place at California State University, San Marcos in north San Diego County. As in past years, Stone will proudly contribute all proceeds to these non-profit organizations: Surfrider Foundation, Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos, YMCA of San Diego County and Fight ALD.
Press Release | July 11, 2016
Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout Releases This Week
Calling all fangirls / fanboys, gamers, otaku, and simply anyone who truly appreciates rare, great-tasting beer. Beginning July 11, Stone Brewing is releasing the latest regeneration of its geekiest collaboration beer--Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout--in 22-ounce bottles and on draft to retailers, bars and restaurants in select markets nationwide.
Press Release | June 20, 2016
Stone RuinTen Triple IPA Celebrates Fifth Straight Year
The ever-popular Stone RuinTen Triple IPA otherwise known by Stone Brewing as "a stage dive into a mosh pit of hops" is back to satisfy palates of the highest order of hop fanatics. The triple IPA will make its annual return in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at select retailers, bars and restaurants where Stone beer is sold, beginning the week of June 20.
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.
USA Today | May 13, 2016
Stone Brewing co-founder announces craft beer angel investor
USA Today -- Stone Brewing CEO and co-founder Greg Koch has announced the formation of True Craft, a $100 million company aimed at investing in craft breweries. The new company, which Koch described as a year and a half in the making, will make minority non-controlling investments in breweries will letting them remain independent and in charge of operations.
San Diego Reader | May 06, 2016
Stone still fights establishment 20 years later
The founders of Stone Brewing Co. went against the grain when they launched their craft-beer business 20 years ago, an effort that included fighting the beer establishment. Last week, outgoing CEO Greg Koch announced a new consortium pledging $100 million to help combat the influence of corporate money in the craft sector.
Nerdist | May 03, 2016
Hop-Con 4.0 will tap beers by Wil Wheaton, Jonah Ray, and more!
The geek/nerd-centric site unveiled the bottle label for this year's Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout, while also mentioning details for Hop-Con 4.0...the ultimate annual celebration uniting all things nerdy and beery.
Uncrate | May 02, 2016
Stone Enjoy By Tangerine IPA
Stone Enjoy By 5.30.16 Tangerine IPA is the latest addition to the series, brewed using pureed tangerines that were added to create the same great taste you'd expect from a Stone IPA-- with some tangerine zip. Brewed to drink right away, or at least before the date suggests, it's another fine example of Stone's hoppy greatness.
Brewbound | April 29, 2016
Greg Koch's Answer to "Big Beer" is a New Platform Called "True Craft"
Presenting to a group of eccentric innovators and entrepreneurs who gathered in Carmel, Calif. for the "e.g" conference, Stone Brewing co-founder Greg Koch today revealed plans to launch a new $100 million fund for investing in "real" food and beverage companies.
Fortune | April 23, 2016
How An Obscure 500-Year-Old Law Still Controls the Global Beer Industry
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.