Steve Wagner, left, and Greg Koch lead Stone Brewing Co. of Escondido. The craft beer maker is one of the county’s fastest-growing private companies.

Steve Wagner, left, and Greg Koch lead Stone Brewing Co. of Escondido. The craft beer maker is one of the county’s fastest-growing private companies. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

An American company trying to open a brewery in Europe may seem as plausible as a Siberian firm hawking fish tacos in Pacific Beach...

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