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.
Press Release | April 19, 2016
Stone Brewing Celebrates Quality Beer with a "Reinheitsverbot" Event
Despite 500 years of often misinterpreted brewing dogma, @StoneBerlin will open this summer with plans to regularly feature a "rebellious" lineup of beers, some brewed with (*gasp!*) unconventional ingredients. Stone, currently in construction of its 100-Hectolitre brewhouse and Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens restaurant, will operate knowing that the age-old convention of the Reinheitsgebot is misunderstood in defining quality beer.
Press Release | April 18, 2016
Stone 6th Anniversary Porter Comes Back for an Encore
Stone Brewing's 20th Anniversary celebration continues with the encore edition of Stone 6th Anniversary Porter. Beginning this week, this imperial smoked porter conditioned with American and French oak chips will arrive in 22-ounce bottles and on draft. True to the Stone 20th Anniversary Encore series, Stone maintained the original recipe and features artwork evocative of its first time on store shelves. Fans will find either the classic label or a new version with back-label text that pays homage to the beer's history.
Press Release | March 29, 2016
The Dark Side of Fresh Rises: Stone Enjoy By 05.04.16 Black IPA Releases This Week
The seemingly sinister Stone Enjoy By 05.04.16 Black IPA by Stone Brewing has risen from sources of dark malted barley. Brewed specifically NOT to last, this immensely hopped black IPA refuses to rest until it makes the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs to hopheads in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at select retailers nationwide.
Press Release | March 28, 2016
Stone Brewing Releases 2016 Stone Imperial Russian Stout
A rich, dark decadence is rising again to seduce even the most reluctant palates. A standout among Stone Brewing's typically hop-centric lineup, Stone Imperial Russian Stout is highly regarded for its reputation among craft beer aficionados and collectors. Beginning this week, 2016 Stone Imperial Russian Stout will start arriving in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at bars, retailers and restaurants in markets where Stone beer is sold.
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.
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.