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Stone’s Throw Birthday Bash details

Grab a pintDetails have been rele ased on Stone’s Throw Brewing’s first birthday bash, set for Saturday, Aug. 2 from4-9 p.m.

A block party along the 800 block of Rock Street will include live music, food trucks, craft beer and more. And, yes, in true block party fashion, the street will be closed to traffic.

A $3 admission will benefit the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas. Owners suggest BYO lawn chair to use as The Cane Hill Engagement and Flight Machine perform. Food trucks on hand will include Southern Gourmasian, Luncheria Mexican Alicia (which is new to us!), Waffle Wagon, BlackHound Bar B Q, Loblolly, Hot Rod Weiners and The Pie Hole.

The event will also feature twelve Stone’s Throw beers on tap, which a news release notes is the most ever available at one time.

“Our families and friends, the neighborhood, the brewing community, our partners on the Kickstarter campaign, all the great local businesses that have supported us, we just want to thank them all and have a beer and a good time with everyone who has made this year a success,” co-owner Ian Beard said in a news release.

For more on Stone’s Throw, check out Facebook.com/StonesThrowBrewing.

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ICYMI: Stone’s Throw Brewing to expand

Stone's Throw Brewing is expanding capacity in downtown Little Rock.

Stone’s Throw Brewing is expanding capacity in downtown Little Rock.

In a press release Friday, Little Rock’s Stone’s Throw Brewing announced plans to expand their brewing capacity in their second year of operation.

The brewery added two new fermenters in October, and now plans to increase brewing capacity from 24 to 48 barrels per month. Other upgrades include adding a larger glycol chiller, bigger pumps, more kegs, an automated keg cleaner and more.

The release states that the increased tank space will “allow Stone’s Throw to produce beers that need more time, like German Lagers and higher gravity beers.”

Also in the works for the Ninth Street brewery: An ‘Ales for ALS Hoppy Wheat’ to be released July 18 with partial proceeds donated to Lou Gehrig’s disease.

A block party to celebrate the brewery’s first anniversary is scheduled for August 2.… Read more >

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 >