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.
Press Release | November 23, 2015
Stochasticity Project Grainiac Releases Today
The latest release from the Stochasticity Project incorporates newly developed forms of grain yet to be widely used in the brewing world. Malted buckwheat and malted millet were included in the grain bill to create this deep-red, hoppy ale with a unique malt character. Making its debut beginning this week, Stochasticity Project Grainiac will start arriving in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at select retailers nationwide.
Press Release | November 16, 2015
Back by Popular Demand: Stone Xocoveza for the Holidays & the New Year Releases on November 16
Some things are just too good for the world to be deprived of them. This is true for Stone Brewing Co.'s rerelease of the delicious and wildly popular beer that was introduced last year in 22-ounce bottles as Stone Xocoveza Mocha Stout. It was an instant hit. Because craft beer enthusiasts voiced fervent adoration via social media and online forums, Stone was inspired to embrace the joyous spirit of giving and rebrew this milk stout infused with cocoa, coffee, peppers, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Starting this week, the beer is making a comeback in 12-ounce six-packs and on draft at select retailers, restaurants and bars nationwide.
Press Release | November 09, 2015
More than Just Another IPA: Stone Brewing Co. Releases 4 Hands / Bale Breaker / Stone Sorry Not Sorry IPA
Stone Brewing Co. is sorry for providing yet another IPA...but not really. The craft beer company is only guilty of one thing: Being an unapologetic band of hopheads eternally psyched to continue exploring the ever-expanding possibilities of India pale ales. For its latest collaborative beer, Stone teamed up with 4 Hands Brewing Co. and Bale Breaker Brewing Company--two rising stars of American craft brewing--to create 4 Hands / Bale Breaker / Stone Sorry Not Sorry IPA. This imperial IPA brewed with experimental hops and peaches will start arriving today in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at retailers, restaurants and bars where Stone beer is sold.
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.