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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.
Press Release | April 26, 2016
Stone Enjoy By 05.30.16 Tangerine IPA is Ripe for the Picking NOW
When it comes to freshness, Stone Brewing is known for pushing boundaries. Perhaps the craft brewery's greatest commitment to freshness comes in the form of the Stone Enjoy By IPA series, which this week offers a new recipe showcasing the juicy awesomeness of tangerine. Stone Enjoy By 05.30.16 Tangerine IPA is now ripe for the picking.
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.
Thrillist | March 02, 2016
25 San Diego Beers To Drink Before You Die
Stone Brewing's Arrogant Bastard [may be] the most definitive West Coast beer there is. Its inception began the hop-crazy movement of the early San Diego beer scene, which helped turn the beer drinking populace onto the concept of aroma and hop profiles.
West Coaster | February 16, 2016
RIP Stone Farms
Truth be told, many small farms are struggling these days. Stone is currently working with the land owner to find a suitable tenant to take over the lease and maintain the property. Back at its restaurants, Stone will continue to source produce from smaller, local, organic farmers.
The San Diego Union Tribune | February 13, 2016
Stone Brewing just says no to 'Big Beer'
San Diego Union Tribune -- Stone has had a front-row seat to the dramatic growth and evolution of craft beer. We've gone from seven employees and brewing 800 barrels the first year, to more than 1100 employees and 330,000 barrels in 2015.