Tag Archives: Greg Koch

• Stone Brewing Donates $115K+ To Waterbury Vermont Recovery

Stone Brewing Donates $115K+ To Waterbury Vermont Recovery

Stone Brewing Co. has donated $86,373.61 to ReBuild Waterbury and $30,000 to Waterbury Good Neighbor Fund for efforts to restore Waterbury, Vt., a community that was damaged by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011. The proceeds are from the sale of the collaboration beer, The Alchemist / Ninkasi / Stone More Brown Than Black IPA, brewed […]

• Why I Think I’m Mostly Not Crazy for Opening a Brewery

Why I Think I’m Mostly Not Crazy for Opening a Brewery

This editorial was contributed by Jacob McKean, founder of Modern Times Beer, a brewery-in-planning in San Diego. Previously, he was Communications Specialist at Stone Brewing Co., and he has also worked as a freelance writer for a smattering of beer publications. He’s a beer geek and longtime reader of this site. You can follow the […]

• Stone Brewing Co.’s tasty new book

Stone Brewing Co.’s tasty new book

The Stone Brewing Company brews brash, hoppy, bitter and big in-your-face beers. Now the founders of the Escondido, Calif., brewery and its public relations director have written a book that details Stone’s history and discusses the various beers. It also includes homebrew recipes for a number of beers, as well as recipes for different dishes […]

• Stone Brewing may serve beer, food in Kit Carson Park

Stone Brewing may serve beer, food in Kit Carson Park

City officials say they may lift a longtime ban on alcohol in Kit Carson Park to allow Stone Brewing Co. to take over concessions in the park’s Adult Softball Complex, amphitheater and the picnic area next to the Queen Califia sculpture. Adding Stone’s popular beer and food would make those mostly underused attractions much more […]

• Stone Brewery Takes Up The Challenge: An American in Europe?

Stone Brewery Takes Up The Challenge: An American in Europe?

Escondido outfit would be first U.S. craft brewery to operate in Europe. What ales the European beer scene? And will the cure come from Escondido? There, Stone Brewing is finalizing plans to become the first American craft brewer with its own European plant, operating in Belgium or Germany. “They make great beer but they aren’t […]

• Spreading something good. American craft beer goes global

Spreading something good. American craft beer goes global

Foreign breweries draw inspiration from U.S. craft brewers, who are increasing exports (and looking to build overseas). There’s even a black market for the States’ specialty suds. While craft beer fans hedge their bets on whether Sunday’s Super Bowl play-by-play is more suited to hopped-up IPAs or intensely flavored stouts, Greg Koch will be deliberating […]

• Stone Brewing makes moves toward Missouri

Stone Brewing makes moves toward Missouri

This is sure to get Missouri craft-beer fiends fired up for the new year: Stone Brewing Co. out of Escondido, Calif., is making plans to begin distribution here in 2011. “Yes, I believe that we may be able to line everything up to be able to start shipping into Missouri next year,” Stone CEO Greg […]