Press Release | January 27, 2017
Stone Brewing Announces 2017 Beer Release Calendar
Today, Stone Brewing announces a calendar of beer releases that epitomizes the ideals of true independent craft. Chock-full of collaborations and innovation, this year’s lineup includes the marquee beers that define Stone’s past and the delightful new addition of beers defining its future.
Press Release | January 10, 2017
A Hop-Lover’s 37-Day Love Affair to Begin This Week
For the love of IPAs, the revolutionary Stone Enjoy By IPA series continues to flourish with the newest addition: Stone Enjoy By 02.14.17 Chocolate & Coffee IPA. Available at bars, restaurants and retailers beginning this week, the newest variant is rich, decadent and a devastatingly fresh Valentine’s Day pleasure.
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.
Men's Health | February 06, 2016
The Best Beer to Pair With Bacon
There are two reasons you need to try Stone's Ruination Double IPA 2.0. The first: You love big, bold, hop-forward IPAs that go wild on your taste buds without the alcohol smashing you in the face like some other East Coast double IPAs. The second: This beer tastes incredible with bacon.
Conde Nast Traveler | February 05, 2016
American Craft Beer Plans Its German Invasion
On the anniversary of a German beer law, American upstart Stone Brewing is making a foothold in Berlin.
Locale Magazine | January 26, 2016
Your Favorite San Diego Beer Just Got Paired With Awesome Dishes
San Diegans love their beer and they love their food. Stone Brewing's hemp pretzel is a great snack to munch on while you're sipping on the wide selection of craft beers. This handmade, salted pretzel is served warm with a side of stone-ground mustard, made with Stone Cali-Belgique IPA, for dipping.
San Diego Examiner | January 25, 2016
Stone Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout re-released as part of Encore Series
Examiner -- In an anniversary series that typically consists of nothing but incredibly hoppy brews, Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout was a departure from the norm being born out of the worldwide hop crisis of 2008.
Yahoo | January 05, 2016
The Best Airport Bars in America (So You Can Survive Your Layover)
SD's airport underwent a much-needed facelift a couple of years ago, and Stone Brewing in Terminal 2 is one of the grand results. The local brewery's gastropub has fantastic food (grilled chimichurri steak sandwiches!), famed beers (go for the IPA sampler) and 22-ouncers you can take on the flight.
Medium | January 05, 2016
Brewbot Interviews: Mitch Steele of Stone Brewing
Mitch Steele, 54, is the brewmaster at Stone Brewing, which operates facilities in San Diego, California, Berlin, and - from 2016 - Richmond, Virginia. Having been a homebrewer since he was a student at UC Davis in California and worked at Anheuser-Busch for 14 years, he knows brewing inside out.