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.
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.
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.
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.
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.