San Diego craft brewer eyes Cincinnati for 'East Coast' brewery project

Stone Brewing Co. would hire up to 374 in 5 years

Greater Cincinnati is in the running for a $31 million brewery project that would employ 374 people within five years and annually produce more than 120,000 barrels of beer and $100 million in revenue.

Stone Brewing Co., an Escondido, Calif. –based company that bills itself as the nation’s 10th largest craft brewer, is looking for a site that will supply customers east of the Mississippi River.

“Our operations facility will feature a full-production brewery, packaging, distribution and administrative support operations,” said a company document inviting real estate proposals. “Our Stone World Bistro & Gardens, retail and potential other operations will follow.”

WCPO Insiders can learn more about the project and download the company's request for proposals which invited developers to submit potential sites.

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