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Press Release | January 27, 2017
Stone Brewing Announces 2017 Beer Release Calendar
Today, Stone Brewing announces a calendar of beer releases that epitomizes the ideals of true independent craft. Chock-full of collaborations and innovation, this year’s lineup includes the marquee beers that define Stone’s past and the delightful new addition of beers defining its future.
Press Release | January 10, 2017
A Hop-Lover’s 37-Day Love Affair to Begin This Week
For the love of IPAs, the revolutionary Stone Enjoy By IPA series continues to flourish with the newest addition: Stone Enjoy By 02.14.17 Chocolate & Coffee IPA. Available at bars, restaurants and retailers beginning this week, the newest variant is rich, decadent and a devastatingly fresh Valentine’s Day pleasure.
Press Release | December 16, 2016
Stone Brewing to Launch in Oklahoma
Stone Brewing is pleased to announce that, beginning this week, the San Diego-based craft brewer will begin selling its beers to bars, restaurants and retailers throughout the entire state of Oklahoma. Stone will partner with Oklahoma Beer Imports to distribute Stone’s bold, flavorful and often hop-centric beers across The Sooner State. Beginning in February, fans will be invited to attend events celebrating the official launch, featuring an impressive lineup of special-release beers and Stone representatives at each location.
Press Release | December 14, 2016
Three Richmond, VA Brewers Launch Gubernatorial Stout in Proclamation of Independence
The fiery quest for independence from the people of the Commonwealth of Virginia rings long after Patrick Henry once stood addressing the city of Richmond in 1775. Three local brewers, Stone Brewing, Ardent Craft Ales and Hardywood Park Craft Brewery have bound together alongside His Excellency, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe delivering a daring proclamation: Give Me Stout or Give Me Death. Stirred to join the cry for resistance against the tyrannical oppression of industrial beer, the teams brewed this bold assertion with locally grown raspberries and blackberries to rally craft beer fans beginning this week.
Press Release | November 15, 2016
A San Diego Pale Ale with an Aussie Accent, Stone Ripper Debuts This Week
As Stone Brewing expands across the country and the Atlantic, the 20-year-old brewery nods to its San Diego roots with the release of Stone Ripper. The “San Diego Pale Ale” boasts a wave of citrus and passion fruit hoppiness. The beer will be packaged in 12oz can six-packs and available exclusively in California starting this week, with national distribution to begin in January, 2017.
Press Release | November 02, 2016
Stone Brewing Releases Final Encore in its Anniversary Series
In 2009, Stone President & co-founder Steve Wagner made a research trip to England to learn more about the confusing and often contradictory history of IPAs. That epic trip resulted in an epic ale that years later makes its encore reign – the last in the series of Stone’s 20th Anniversary celebratory re-brews. 20th Anniversary Encore Series: Stone 14th Anniversary Emperial IPA will begin arriving in bars and restaurants where Stone beers are sold this week.
Press Release | November 02, 2016
Darkness is settling in with the return of Stone Coffee Milk Stout and Stone Xocoveza
Those in the mood for a fresh cup of coffee or a pour of hot cocoa can have their fix and their beer too. Stone Brewing’s latest seasonal releases (and recurring fan favorites) deliver the familiar flavors that warm our mugs and the cold beer we crave. Stone Coffee Milk Stout, an English-style milk stout, and Stone Xocoveza, a winter-spiced mocha stout inspired by Mexican hot chocolate, are beginning to arrive this week in restaurants, bars and stores where Stone beers are sold.
Press Release | September 29, 2016
Stone Enjoy By 10.31.16 Tangerine IPA Gives Halloween a New Frighteningly Fresh Flavor
Stone Brewing has conjured up another batch of Stone Enjoy By IPA. Instead of opting for the normal Halloween theme of pumpkin spices, Stone harnessed the real, juicy nectar of tangerines. Stone Enjoy By 10.31.16 Tangerine IPA is beginning to arrive this week in select stores, bars and restaurants where Stone beer is sold. Don’t expect it to stick around for long, though. Its plot has been dug, as its enjoy-by fate has already been destined for the hop afterlife.
Press Release | September 21, 2016
Stone Vanilla Bean Porter Brewed For Falling Temperatures…And Overall Deliciousness
The arrival of cooler months heralds when craft beer drinkers begin to find themselves hunkered down indoors with richer beers like milk stouts and porters. Starting this week the new Stone Vanilla Bean Porter will be packed for any such occasion alongside Stone Coffee Milk Stout, Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.0 and Stone Delicious IPA in the Stone Cabin Fever Mixed 12 Pack.
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.