Press Release | October 13, 2017
Stone Distributing Co. to Aid California’s Fire Victims through Collective Independent Craft Beer Effort
Stone Brewing’s distributing division, Stone Distributing Co., will donate a portion of its sales throughout the month of October to benefit those affected by the devastation of the Northern California fires. Donations will be made to Direct Relief providing emergency assistance to California’s Office of Emergency Services, the Napa County Public Health Department and more than 40 health centers and clinics in the affected region.
Press Release | September 29, 2017
Stone Brewing Departs Summer With A Vengeance
Stone Brewing announces the latest in its seasonal beers, this one paying homage to the ever-present Gargoyle with a tropical mythology. Stone Vengeful Spirit IPA explodes with the flavors of citrus candy and tiki-style cocktails. Find the beer now, nationwide in six-packs of 12-ounce cans.
Press Release | September 19, 2017
With Unwavering Independence, Stone Brewing Secures Distribution in all 50 States
Amidst an ever-changing landscape in the craft beer industry, Stone Brewing announces its triumphant presence in all 50 states, achieved while maintaining fierce independence alongside its distribution partners and steadfast fans. Stone beers will hit bars, restaurants and retailers throughout West Virginia beginning this week, completing Stone’s 50-state charge to bring it’s original “West Coast style” beers to hop lovers across the country.
Press Release | September 14, 2017
Stone Brewing Pairs a Stout with a Liger
Each year Stone Brewing partners with the American Homebrewers Association to host a member rally and homebrew competition, which, for years has yielded a beer worthy of the national stage. Judged by Stone co-founders Greg Koch and Steve Wagner (and members of the Stone Brewing team), this year’s champion is the Paul Bischeri & Patrick Martinez / Abnormal Beer Company / Stone Neapolitan Dynamite, available beginning this week in 22-ounce bottles nearly nationwide.
Press Release | September 14, 2017
Fat Mike of NOFX Crashes Stone Brewing and Punk Rockers Reap the Benefits
When Fat Mike called up the guys at Stone Brewing, their first response was, “where’d you get my number and why are you calling at 3 a.m.?” Things progressed and a beer was brewed. The Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival kicks off September 16 in Tacoma, WA and Stone & NOFX Punk In Drublic Hoppy Lager will hit stores in 12-ounce cans beginning this week….although some stores took to a no nonsense DIY approach citing punk rock as their excuse, “You don’t control punk rock with arbitrary corporate release dates. The people get their beer when I say they get their beer.” So, OK. Rock on. Hopefully you’re well into enjoying your fresh hoppy lagers.
Press Release | August 28, 2017
Stone Brewing Releases International Collaboration Beer with Up-And-Coming Cult Breweries Beavertown and Garage Project
Call up your mosh mates and crank up the noise, three international breweries are releasing a tropical double IPA that makes even kiwi fruit sound righteously heavy. Beavertown / Garage Project / Stone Fruitallica will release to the public this week.
Press Release | August 17, 2017
Stone Brewing Cans Stone Tangerine Express IPA after Remarkable Launch
In February, Stone Brewing unleashed a juicy and tropical IPA brewed with whole tangerine and pineapple named Stone Tangerine Express IPA. Six months later the hugely flavorful and aromatic Stone Tangerine Express IPA is making its debut in six-packs of 12-ounce cans.
Press Release | August 16, 2017
Stone Brewing Celebrates 21 with a Distinctive Combination of Wheat Malt, Pekko and Mosaic Hops
Stone 21st Anniversary Hail to the Hop Thief Double IPA will hit stores this week, bringing with it a bold, hoppy profile, customary of the brewery’s anniversary beers. The beer’s distinctive combination of hops used alongside wheat malt are brand new territory for the Stone Brewing team, making it a beer to mark history, as it goes down in history.
Press Release | July 31, 2017
Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout Release Marks the Beer’s Grand Quinquennial
Extreme beer geekery meets the collective goings on of extreme geekery beginning the week of July 10 when Stone Brewing releases the latest regeneration of its nerdiest collaboration beer—Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout. The specialty imperial stout in 22-ounce bottles and draft will invade retailers, bars and restaurants in select markets nationwide.
Press Release | July 11, 2017
Stone Brewing Presents: Stone’s Throw Down in RVA
Stone Brewing announces a festival curated with the same artful consideration as its approach to beer. Paying homage to the people of Richmond one year following the company’s first local brew, the festival entwines independent craft beer with a full day lineup of artists as vibrant and distinctive as the region’s beers themselves. Bands taking the stage have been selected by Stone out of respect for their rugged independence, bold individuality and downright badass sounds.
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.
The Brewer Magazine | December 16, 2016
Stone Brewing Stays Authentic to Techniques with Anniversary Re-releases
When it came to celebrating its past, Greg Koch stayed authentic. Stone Brewing’s Executive Chairman & co-founder said that the re-release of the brewery’s 5th, 10th and 15th anniversary IPAs (marketed as ’20th Anniversary Encores’ and released in a four pack with its 20th anniversary Citracado IPA) show how craft beer has changed over the last decade and a half.
Cool Material | December 16, 2016
The IPA Bucket List: 25 IPAs You Have to Drink at Least Once
The first India Pale Ale was brewed to be transported from England to India. The high hop content was a way to preserve the precious liquid on its voyage. Today, barrels aren’t tossed on boats to set sail for weeks across the heavy seas. Actually, quite the opposite, as many don’t make it past the hoards of beer lovers lined up for can releases at breweries across the country.