Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Stone As The New Starbucks and VE 12.12.12

I have two blog posts on Stone I have kept open for the past week.  The first, written by Brandon Hernandez, is from Stone's blog and describes Vertical Epic 12.12.12, the final beer in the Vertical Epic series.  I am looking forward to enjoying this beer.  I like Christmas-style Belgians and am expecting big things from 12.12.12.
"Crafted in the style of a traditional Belgian Noël beer, it’s dark, big and hearty;"
The second post is from San Diego Magazine's food blog, and discusses Stone Brewing's plans to open another Stone Company Store.  The location for the new store is near the Amtrak station in downtown San Diego.  I like the spot, especially as a periodic visitor to the train station.  It is also close to Little Italy, a growing, vibrant neighborhood.  Stone will have four outposts in central San Diego in 2013, the downtown Stone Company Store, the open Company Store in South Park, Stone's huge World Bistro & Gardens in Liberty Station, and a presence at the San Diego Airport.  I am looking forward to the day when Stone Company Stores are as ubiquitous as Starbucks.