Stone Brewing

Founded by Greg Koch and Steve Wagner in 1996, San Diego-based Stone Brewing Co. is the 9th largest craft brewer in the United States. Stone has been listed on the Inc. 500 | 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list 10 times, and has been called the “All-time Top Brewery on Planet Earth” by BeerAdvocate magazine twice. The multi-faceted company will be the first American craft brewer to own and operate its own brewery in Europe, and is also building a production brewery and destination restaurant in Richmond, Virginia. Brewing at both locations is anticipated to begin in 2016. Known for its bold, flavorful and largely hop-centric beers, Stone has earned a reputation for brewing outstanding, unique beers while maintaining an unwavering commitment to sustainability, business ethics, philanthropy and the art of brewing.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Escondido, US
Founded
1996
Size (employees)
582 (est)
Stone Brewing was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Escondido, US

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Stone Brewing has an office in Escondido
Escondido, US (HQ)
1999 Citracado Parkway

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Toilet to tap: Could your next favourite beer be brewed from wastewater?

Stone Brewing in San Diego, California unveiled its newest brew this month: beer made from recycled wastewater. The brewery called the beverage “Full Circle Pale Ale,” inspired by the historic drought in California last year that put a strain on the state’s water sources. Read more: Budweiser …

UberEATS is delivering alcohol now, but probably not in the way you were hoping

UberEATS is finally doing what many of us have been thinking: They're beginning to bring booze straight to our door. But only if you live in this city. Uber's food delivery service will now ply you with alcohol in Melbourne, Australia, from this Friday.  SEE ALSO: One brewery's latest beer took …

One brewery's latest beer took the trip from the toilet to the tap

If you can get past the idea of "toilet beer" — think of it like bathtub gin! — then you may be able to experience a taste of the future and a damn good beer to boot. SEE ALSO: Starbucks Challenges Paper Cup Waste via Sustainability Design Contest Southern California beer makers Stone Brewing un…

With a brewery in Germany, Stone Brewing tests the appetite for American craft beers in the land of Oktoberfest

When Stone Brewing released in 1997 its well-known Arrogant Bastard Ale, it was a hoppy revolt against an American beer market defined by bland corporate lagers. Now, thanks to craft brewers like Stone, it’s easy to find once obscure beers, from India pale ales to smoked porters, in dive bars an…

With a brewery in Germany, Stone tests the appetite for American craft beers in the land of Oktoberfest

When Stone Brewing released in 1997 its well-known Arrogant Bastard Ale, it was a hoppy revolt against an American beer market defined by bland corporate lagers. Now, thanks to craft brewers like Stone, it’s easy to find once obscure beers, from India pale ales to smoked porters, in dive bars an…

Stone Brewing lays off about 5% of its workers

Stone Brewing Co. announced this week that it has cut “approximately 5%” — about 60 — of its 1,200 employees, a sign of the growing pressures on craft beer. Dominic Engels, who in August succeeded co-founder Greg Koch as chief executive of the Escondido, Calif., company, was not available for co…
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