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Stone Brewing CEO Greg Koch To Lead "Stonehenge", a Nationwide Stone Tap Takeover at World of Beer August 22

It's time to man the battle stations because Stone Brewing is leading Stonehenge, a brew-d'etat of tap takeovers when they commandeer (nautical term) all taps at all World of Beers across the nation on August 22. And this whole time you thought it was just heap of boulders in the British Isles.

Stone CEO and co-founder Greg Koch will be reigning in the takeover via "Simul-tap", a video link-up at all WoBs counting down to 7 p.m. EST when all Stone taps are opened simultaneously. Among all of the Stone taps is their prized keg for the evening: Stone Ruination Grapefruit Slam, a collaboration beer brewed exclusively for World of Beer for this event.

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In addition to Ruination IPA Grapefruit Slam, here is a list of the rest of the taps:

All three WoBs across Broward and Palm Beach counties have you covered:

Founded in 1996 in San Marcos, California, Stone Brewing has grown to be the 10th largest craft brewery in the United States, and 17th largest overall based on sales volume. Stone is based in Escondido, California.

Stone has been rated as a "world class brewery" by eaders from both and, which also rated Stone as the "All-time Top Brewery on Planet Earth".

Recently, Koch had a few words of his own on the topic of the speculative craft beer bubble that is currently circulating throughout the Web. "I think you can say that human existence isn't permanent, let alone the rise of the current growth rate of craft beer. Yes, there's a threshold, it's between .01 percent and 99.999 percent. We know it's somewhere," Koch told West Coaster last week.

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