Edit ModuleShow Tags

Stone Brewing Releases Collaboration Beer with NOFX

The Punk in Drublic lager celebrates the band’s newly announced craft beer and music festival


Published:

Stone Brewing CEO Dominic Engels, NOFX's Fat Mike, and Steve Gonzalez, Stone's Senior Manager of Brewing and Innovation, announcing the collab at the brewery on Monday. | Photo: Sanna Boman Coates

On NOFX’s latest album, First Ditch Effort, more than one song touches on the subject of sobriety. That hasn’t stopped the SoCal punk legends from staying involved in the beer scene—and yesterday singer Fat Mike announced the Punk in Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival, hitting the West Coast this fall. To celebrate, the band is releasing a collaboration beer with San Diego’s Stone Brewing Co.

The Stone & NOFX Punk in Drublic Hoppy Lager will be available in cans at the festival as well as in local markets in the areas surrounding the concerts. (The closest location to San Diego is Huntington Beach, on October 28.)

“We’re super stoked on the beer,” says Steve Gonzalez, Stone’s senior manager of brewing and innovation. “It’s very heavily dry hopped, like most of the stuff we do, but pretty approachable at the same time. You’ll know it’s a big craft beer, and it tastes great.”

Fat Mike helps out with the brewing of the Punk in Drublic Hoppy Lager. | Photo: Sanna Boman Coates

In a promotional move for the new beer, Stone invited Fat Mike to come help out with the brewing at the craft beer giant’s Escondido location on Monday. Wearing pink rain boots and a Stone Brewing beanie that covered up his signature pink Mohawk, the 50-year-old frontman got to do some ceremonial pouring and stirring.

“We know we’re crazy for letting Fat Mike in our brewery, but we’re doing it anyway,” says Greg Koch, cofounder of Stone Brewing. “Is independent craft beer punk rock? Very. And even more so now with this collab. See you in the pit!”

The Punk in Drublic Hoppy Lager will be released in September, and tickets for the first few festival dates go on sale this Friday, July 28.

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »Related Stories

Realm of the 52 Remedies Introduces ‘Omakase’ Cocktail Tasting

The Kearny Mesa speakeasy has created a must-try experience

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in San Diego

Picture-perfect prosts and picture-perfect posts.

California Still Dominates at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival

San Diego brings home 18 medals from the country’s largest beer competition and festival
Edit Module

Subscribe to the Blog

 
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Sponsored

The Vape Debate

Two Scripps doctors weigh in on this dangerous trend

Kaiser Permanente San Diego Makes Life Easier

Kaiser Permanente brings high quality, affordable care to San Diegans when and where they need it
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. The Best of San Diego 2019
    Our annual compilation of everything delicious, cool, and Instagrammable in San Diego (and Baja!)
  2. The Problem With Bright Red Tuna
    Many Americans still think bright red tuna means it’s fresher (it’s not)
  3. First Look: Animae
    Puffer Malarkey Restaurants unveil 5.5 million-dollar pan-Asian concept
  4. Jason Mraz and his Historic Coffee Bean
    The singer and Bird Rock Coffee Roasters unveil the first California-grown Geisha coffee
  5. Morning Glory Is a Millennial Wonderland
    The Little Italy restaurant may finally break San Diego's aversion to brunch
  6. A Deep Dive into the San Diego Fishing Industry
    A $2 billion project is poised to revive San Diego’s commercial fishing industry
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module