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.
Press Release | August 04, 2016
Stone Brewing to Launch in Utah
Stone Brewing is pleased to announce that the San Diego-based craft brewer will begin selling its beers to bars, restaurants and retailers throughout the entire state of Utah. As its wholesale partner, Carlson Distributing, Inc. will distribute Stone's bold, flavorful and often hop-centric beers throughout the state. Beginning this week, beers will be available on special order with full distribution and celebratory events to follow.
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.
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.