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Press Release | February 07, 2017
Stone Brewing to Launch in Mississippi
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 Mississippi. Stone will distribute its bold, flavorful and often hop-centric beers throughout The Magnolia State via wholesale partners Mitchell Distributing, Southern Beverage, Southwest Distributing and A&B Distributing. Beginning on February 7, 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 | February 02, 2017
Stone Brewing Expands Year-Round Offerings with Stone Tangerine Express IPA
Today, Stone Brewing announces the newest addition to its lineup of year-round offerings, Stone Tangerine Express IPA. Packed with whole tangerine and pineapple, this is Stone and this IPA is big, bold and not for kids. Stone Tangerine Express IPA will debut in bars, restaurants and stores where Stone beers are sold beginning this week.
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.
Chicago Tribune | January 16, 2017
Chocolate in beer is a sweet success — but not too sweet
Water. Yeast. Malted barley. Hops. And chocolate? While it’s well-known to most so-called beer geeks, those who favor mass-produced light lagers might drop the lime poking out of their Corona to learn that chocolate and beer are merging with increasing and delicious frequency.
Paste Magazine | January 16, 2017
Best New Beers of 2016
It’s tough to describe the feeling we get when we come across a new beer. It happens to us quite a bit; we’re fortunate enough to get to try a lot of new beers. And yet, every new beer that comes across our desks is so full of promise and hope; it’s like we’re holding 12 ounces of Christmas every single time. Of course, not every beer lives up to that sense of hope.
Los Angeles Times | January 16, 2017
Stone Brewing wants Germany, the land of Oktoberfest, to like American craft beers
When Stone Brewing released in 1997 its well-known Arrogant Bastard Ale, it was a hoppy revolt against an American beer market defined by bland corporate lagers. Now, thanks to craft brewers like Stone, it’s easy to find once obscure beers, from India pale ales to smoked porters, in dive bars and supermarket shelves alike.
Men's Journal | December 18, 2016
In the Golden Age of IPAs, Consumers Deserve Clearer Bottle-Dating
The obsessive-compulsive disorder that saw teenage me endlessly twisting doorknobs and cracking my knuckles is mostly in check, except for one tick I can’t quite quit: Checking the packaging date on beer cans and bottles.
Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine | December 17, 2016
Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine Best in Beer 2016: Readers’ Choice & Editors’ Picks
Our first-ever Best In Beer issue kicks off with a selection of awards categories chosen by thousands of you—our readers—through an online survey of subscribers. What do you, and your beer and brewing enthusiast peers, consider to be your favorite beers, breweries, styles, and more? Read on for your top picks.
Richmond Times-Dispatch | December 17, 2016
Local breweries release collaboration beer 'Give Me Stout or Give Me Death'
Three local craft breweries have teamed up to release a beer that celebrates Patrick Henry’s famous “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech at Richmond’s St. John’s Church in 1775.
Los Angeles Times | December 16, 2016
Stone Brewing is expanding to Napa
Napa is famous for superb Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon — and Stone ales? Escondido-based Stone Brewing plans to open a tap room, restaurant and small brewery in a Napa landmark. Built in 1877, the 10,000 square-foot Borreo Building offers views of the Napa River and downtown.