Stone Brewing To Open New Brewery and Restaurant
SignOnSanDiego.com has just broken the news of humungous expansion plans for Stone Brewing Co. of San Diego County California. We are sure to bring you much more info on this matter, and will be tracking this closely as it unfolds. Here is an excerpt from the article, and a link to the original. You can see by how it’s written, this was intended to break tomorrow. Cheers, Dan
Stone Brewing Company, whose recession-defying growth has made it Southern California’s largest craft brewer, today will announce $26.6 million in expansions and new businesses. When these projects are completed — some are open, and the others should be by late 2012 — much of the county will be less than a stone’s throw from a Stone venture.
Major components include:
• Bringing a 400-seat restaurant to Point Loma’s Liberty Station, complete with bocce courts, an outdoor space for movie screenings, a 19,000-square-foot beer garden and a small brewery.
• Expanding the company’s Escondido home, more than doubling its footprint and allowing it to produce about a half million barrels of beer a year.
• Running an 18.7-acre farm in North County to supply organic produce to the company’s two restaurants — Liberty Station and the existing Stone World Bistro & Gardens in Escondido.
• Opening a shop in South Park on 30th Street’s “beer corridor,” selling Stone ales in bottles, kegs and half-gallon “growlers.”