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Stone’s Throw Brewing: Welcome to the neighborhood

Stone's Throw Brewing is now open in downtown Little Rock.

Stone’s Throw Brewing is now open in downtown Little Rock.

If you’ve kept up with Sync, you’ll know that our staff has been looking forward to the opening of Stone’s Throw Brewing since long before I was around.

Shea Stewart has followed the group of four homebrewers as they planned to expand into a nano-brewery, launched a successful Kickstarter campaign, and began work on the space at 402 E. 9th.

Last weekend, as several Sync staffers sat at the taproom bar enjoy our first taste of Stone’s Throw, we all agreed on one thing–this was a spot worth waiting for.

As a beer lover and downtown worker, it’s the location and atmosphere that excites me most. Where some brewery taprooms feel like little more than a spot to fill a growler, Stone’s Throw’s light-filled bar area begs to you stay for another round. The spot is welcoming, with snacks (pickles from Natchez and plenty of pretzels during our visit) and guest taps from Arkansas breweries Diamond Bear, Core and Fossil Cove to round out the selection if their own offerings don’t do it for you.

Which they should. Their American IPA and Belgian Pale Ale both had people … Read more >