Stone Brewing is now Japanese Big Beer

August 31, 2022

This post was inspired by an article from Brewbound.

Well, that was quick! First announced on June 24, 2022, it took just 68 days for the sale of Stone Brewing to Sapporo to close. Stone’s co-founder, Greg Koch, used to boast that Stone Brewing was an independent craft brewery, even if it was a top-10 brewery in size in the United States. It seems money talks.