Press Release | November 10, 2017
Stone Brewing Presents: ‘Bean to Beer: A Cacao Story’ Celebrating Steadfast Artisanal Brewing
Stone Brewing ignites the holiday season with the release of Stone Xocoveza, a deliciously distinctive mocha stout brewed to stagger the senses with cinnamon, nutmeg, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, milk sugar and a mild punch of pasilla peppers. Reminiscent of Mexican hot chocolate, Stone Xocoveza in 12-ounce bottled six-packs can now be stacked in fridges. To mark the occasion, Stone Brewing presents: ‘Bean to Beer: A Cacao Story.’ The short-form documentary offers insight into the intensive process of crafting the ultimate artisanal beer.
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.
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.