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Press Release | August 22, 2016
Stone Brewing Releases 20th Anniversary Encore Series: Beachwood / Heretic / Stone Still Unapologetic IPA
Stone Brewing has spent the past 20 years building a reputation with bold, big-character beers...including many groundbreaking IPAs. So it's no surprise the San Diego-based craft beer company is revisiting one of its hoppiest Stone Collaboration beers for the latest installment of the Stone 20th Anniversary Encore Series. Brewed with two fellow hop-obsessed brewers from California's Beachwood Brewing and Heretic Brewing Company, the Beachwood / Heretic / Stone Still Unapologetic IPA is making its way to select markets nationwide in 22-ounce bottles and on draft.
Press Release | August 11, 2016
Stone Brewing and Untitled Hospitality Announce Stone Hotel To Break Ground In North San Diego County
Stone Brewing, the 10th largest craft brewery in the United States, and San Diego-based hospitality collective, Untitled Hospitality, announce their partnership to develop Stone Hotel -- the companies' first-ever brewery hotel. The concept aims to open in the first quarter of 2018 and will be constructed, owned and managed by Untitled Hospitality through an exclusive license agreement. Located on thirteen acres of land adjacent to Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Escondido, the Stone Hotel will offer an all-encompassing experience with amenities to captivate craft beer enthusiasts and novices alike, alongside the usual healthy dose of Stone's disregard for convention.
Press Release | August 08, 2016
Stone Celebrates 20 Years of Revolutionary Brewing with Stone 20th Anniversary Citracado IPA
For two decades, Stone Brewing has demonstrated a passion for brewing and an obsession with hops, resulting in two decades of beers that have both challenged traditional styles and rewritten expectations for beer. So it's only fitting for Stone to commemorate its 20th Anniversary by crafting an awesome new celebratory double IPA: Stone 20th Anniversary Citracado IPA, brewed with avocado flower honey and Citra hops. Beginning this week, the craft beer company will release the beer in 22-ounce bottles and on draft to retailers in markets nationwide where Stone beers are sold.
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.
Smithsonian Magazine | April 22, 2016
Celebrating 500 Years of German's Beer Purity Law
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.
San Diego CityBeat | April 22, 2016
What place does "big" beer have in San Diego?
San Diego CityBeat -- The definition of craft beer is under scrutiny, and no beer discussion nowadays is without debate or drama--especially when it comes to big beer. The industry standard reads that craft is "small, independent and traditional," but if we aren't even sure what craft is, how small is "small?"
Paste Magazine | April 21, 2016
21 of the Best Black IPAs, Blind-Tasted and Ranked
Stone Enjoy By 05.04.16 Black IPA takes the #1 spot!
Beverage World | April 18, 2016
Beverage World -- The numbers speak for themselves: times have never been better for craft beer. The craft beer industry, as measured by the Brewers Association, now accounts for 12 percent of the U.S. beer market. Stone CEO Greg Koch comments on the craft beer industry and why Stone Brewing won't sell out to "Big Beer."
US News & World Report | April 07, 2016
Crafting a Future
Back in the early 1990s, a pair of craft beer aficionados bumped into one another at a weekend beer class on the University of California-Davis campus. That chance encounter ended up laying the groundwork for Stone Brewing Co., Southern California's largest craft brewery and the 10th-largest craft producer in the country.
Fast Company | March 25, 2016
How This Hopped-Up Brewery Is Bringing American Craft Beer To Germany
In a converted gasworks building in western Berlin's Mariendorf neighborhood, American craft beer brand Stone Brewing is engaged in an unusual project: Selling Germans--and Europeans in general--on the joys of bitter, hoppy beers like Stone IPA and the company's popular Arrogant Bastard Ale. Germans have traditionally enjoyed lagers and wheat beers that are a far cry from the IPAs that are fashionable on the American scene, but Stone hopes Europeans will go gaga for the alternative.
The Columbus Dispatch | March 16, 2016
Beer Review: Stone Brewing Co.'s Pataskala Red X IPA
Greg Koch, Stone's co-founder and CEO, is a Pataskala native, and he created this beer to fulfill a promise to voters in the Southwest Licking Local school district, that if they passed an emergency operating levy in May 2015, he would create a beer just for them and donate proceeds to the schools.