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Press Release | March 25, 2016
Stone Brewing to Debut in Arkansas
Stone Brewing is pleased to announce that, starting on March 28, the San Diego-based company's beers will be available in bars, restaurants and retailers throughout the entire state of Arkansas for the very first time. As its wholesale partners in "The Natural State," Arkansas Craft Distributors and O'Connor Distributing will distribute Stone's bold, flavorful and often hop-centric beers. To appropriately celebrate the new market launch, fans are invited to attend events taking place from March 28 through April 1, featuring an impressive lineup of special-release beers and Stone representatives at each location.
Press Release | March 07, 2016
Dogfish Head / Victory / Stone reintroduce a hoppy and hellaciously herbaceous collaboration of flavor
The masterminds behind Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Victory Brewing Company and Stone Brewing have joined forces once again to create the ever-flavorful, herb-infused Dogfish Head / Victory / Stone Saison du BUFF. In an honorable crusade for flavor, the Stone Collaboration beer will start arriving this week in limited amounts via 12-ounce six-packs and on draft to retailers in select U.S. markets.
Press Release | February 17, 2016
Berlin's Stone Brewing to Distribute Beer in Cans
Stone Brewing Berlin is announcing its 2016 Beer Release Schedule, which includes the fact that the brewery will be packaging its Berlin-brewed year-round beers exclusively in kegs and...aluminum cans. The brewery, known for its bold and creative beers, will take a similarly innovative approach to packaging, putting the quality of its beers and environmental responsibility at the forefront of its European brewing operations.
Press Release | February 08, 2016
Stone Brewing Releases "2016 Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Dry-Hopped with Pekko Hops"
It's that time of year when beer enthusiasts clamor for one of Stone Brewing's highly anticipated annual releases. Since debuting in 1998, Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine has attracted fans who are passionate about the robust ale. Devotees and hopheads are in for a treat when they experience 2016 Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Dry-Hopped with Pekko Hops. Beginning this week, this year's uber-hopped-up iteration will start arriving in 22-ounce bottles and on draft to restaurants, bars and retailers in select markets where Stone beer is sold.
Press Release | February 08, 2016
Stone Brewing Contributes more than $475,000 to Charity in 2015
Throughout 2015, Stone Brewing donated nearly $345,000 cash and contributed more than $150,000 worth of beer to charities, all made possible by fans, passionate volunteers, industry compatriots and Team Stone members. Like previous years, the past 12 months were filled with fundraising events and meaningful programs that benefitted a diverse group of organizations.
Press Release | February 03, 2016
Stone Brewing Introduces "Stone Americano Stout"
This week Stone Brewing is releasing a bold and rich stout brewed with an abundant dose of whole espresso-roast coffee beans from San Diego-based roaster Ryan Bros. Coffee. A limited seasonal release, Stone Americano Stout is a modern-day throwback making its debut this week in 12-ounce six-packs at retailers and on draft to restaurants and bars where Stone beer is sold.
Press Release | February 01, 2016
Stone Pataskala Red X IPA
Stone Brewing is introducing Stone Pataskala Red X IPA, a red IPA brewed with newly available Red X malt from Germany-based BESTMALZ and featuring a backstory as vibrant as its hop bill. Starting this week, the limited seasonal release will debut in 12-ounce six-packs to retailers and on draft to restaurants and bars where Stone beer is sold.
Press Release | January 25, 2016
Stone Brewing Rereleases Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout: Celebrate Stone's 20-year history with the 20th Anniversary Encore Series
This year marks Stone Brewing's 20th year of brewing bold, flavorful and memorable craft beers and with this monumental occasion comes a tribute to fans for their two decades of steadfast support. The Stone 20th Anniversary Encore Series will reintroduce previously brewed fan-favorite beers, each for a limited time, throughout the anniversary year. The first in the celebratory series for 2016 is Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout, making its comeback this week in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at select retailers, restaurants and bars in markets where Stone beer is sold.
Press Release | December 07, 2015
Stone Brewing Co. Releases Collaboration with Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
For many, California has been the epicenter of craft brewing innovation for the last few decades, especially where hop-centric beers are concerned. So in an effort that spans the state and is decades in the making, Stone Brewing Co. has joined forces with the iconic, Northern California-based Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., which together have a combined 50+ years of brewing experience. The result: Stone & Sierra Nevada NxS IPA (NxS = North by South). Beginning today, the latest Stone Collaboration beer--a barrel-aged IPA blended with a fresh, dry-hopped batch of the same IPA--will begin rolling out in 22-ounce bottles and on draft to select retailers in markets where Stone beer is sold.
Press Release | December 07, 2015
First Berlin-Brewed Stone Beers Tap Today: Stone Brewing releases its first @StoneBerlin beers at 40 events throughout Europe
Stone Brewing, the first American craft brewer to independently build, own and operate a brewery in Europe, will release its first Berlin-brewed beers today. This is the first time in history that the beers will be tapped in bars, restaurants and breweries across Europe. Stone Brewing is the ninth largest brewer in the United States and with brewing now underway at StoneBerlin, the famously big character, hop-centric craft beers will make their fresh debut beginning at 6 p.m. CET at more than 40 locations in Germany, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom.
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.