Chris Banker Soars With Viasat High Capacity Haze

If you’ve ever enjoyed a Stone Xocoveza then there’s a pretty good chance you have heard the name Chris Banker. Chris was the creator of the beer that won Stone Brewery’s 2014 American Hombrewers Association-sanctioned homebrew competition. As the competition winner, the beer was commercially produced (with minor collaborative adaptations by Stone Brewing and Cervecería…

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A Trip on the Richmond Beer Trail

To many, Richmond is known as the “River City.” To others, it’s the city of hipster mustaches, intriguing murals and busy local colleges bursting at the seams with creative minds that have transformed the city’s culture. It’s the Portland of the East and the Austin of the north due to its artistic residents and foodie-focused…

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Stone Brewing Releases Five Barrel-Aged Beers

PRESS RELEASE Stone Brewing Corks 2017 with Five Barrel-Aged Small Batch Beers A legacy of fan favorites debut in exclusive 500ml series ESCONDIDO, CA (December 13, 2017) – The 2017 year of beer culminates this December when Stone Brewing releases a bounty of barrel-aged beers. Long-time fan favorites, including Stone Imperial Russian Stout and Stone…

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2018 Festival of Dark Arts

PRESS RELEASE  _ 2018 Festival of Dark Arts Get tickets starting November 29th [Astoria, Oregon] There is no darker place than Fort George Brewery during February Stout Month. Every year the faucets flow in a rich tapestry of pitch-black colors, with specialty stouts and bottles releases all month. And it’s all anchored by the largest…

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Driftwood Doheny – Country Music & Craft Beer Unite for a Lively Weekend

This past weekend country music and craft beer came together to produce lively, high-spirited fun. The 2017 Driftwood at Doheny State Beach expanded to two days for Veterans Day Weekend in Orange County, CA. The Driftwood festival featured live country music, craft beer, BBQ and more at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA on…

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Meet Amy Heller – Head Brewer for Arrow Lodge

I first met Amy Heller on one of my frequent visits to Artifex Brewing Company in San Clemente. Amy had brought a completed Arrow Lodge/Artifex collaboration beer for Artifex’s Head Brewer Johnny Johur. The beer, named One Last Pull, is a Berliner Weisse with cherries and Meyer lemon. Fortunately, they offered me a sample taste….

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