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Dogfish Head coming to Minnesota in 2017

“The move was announced this week in a press release regarding the official launch into New Mexico. In 2016, Dogfish Head tripled the size of its sales team to assist them in growing and supporting their current footprint. The expansion into Minnesota adds to the brewery’s Midwest distribution area, which includes Wisconsin, Michigan, and Illinois. “In 2016, we have […]

Cascade Brewing makes first move beyond self-distribution, signs with Day One

““The decision to go with a distributor partner in Oregon for the Cascade sour beer portfolio was a decision we had discussed for many months,” stated Tim Larrance, VP of sales and marketing. “We decided it was time to focus more on production than distribution. We found a great partner in Day One and its […]

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Wholesaler talks about complexities of building, maintaining craft beer portfolio

“I’d argue that for many in distribution, there is an emotional component as well. My buddy’s dad worked at a distributor, and he aligned with Miller products the way a guy on the line at a GM plant would with GM cars. People grow attached to brands and take pride in their careers. Anyway, it can be […]

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Platform Beer and Old City Soda Announce Manufacturing and Distribution Partnership

““Platform has been a great partner, and this agreement will help us in so many ways,” says Old City Soda founder Mike Gulley. “We will be able to dramatically increase our production capabilities while also providing a much higher degree of service to our existing customers, as well as those that have been asking for […]

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Actual Brewing Co. expands to Cleveland (OH)

“Craft beer maker Actual Brewing Co. will begin distributing in northeastern Ohio later this month. Actual reached a deal with Sixth City Distributing to begin selling its year-round beers, including Fat Julian, Elektron and Photon, in Cleveland and other northeast Ohio markets.” Read more here: Actual Brewing Co. expands to Cleveland

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Swift Cider Partners with Kendall’s Pioneer for Distribution in Washington

“Kendall’s Pioneer Distributing is a family-owned distribution company with roots dating back to the 1930’s in Bend, OR. The fourth generation of Kendall’s saw today’s demand in Southwest Washington for local craft beer, cider, wine and spirits and brought the family’s focus back to these categories to serve consumers looking for fantastic local brands. Swift […]

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ROK Drinks Inks Distribution Deal with S.K.I Beer of New York

“ABK, a leading worldwide beer brand continues to grow in its current US distribution in the US with National Distribution Company in Georgia, Best Brands in Tennessee, Chrissa Imports in Northern California, and Good Spirits in Nevada, among others. As the distribution of ABK expands throughout the US, new beer style and packaging have been […]

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Exporting Craft Beer to Europe

“U.S. brewers looking to sell their products in Europe cannot, however, simply apply their U.S. commercial strategies, but should instead adapt distribution models that align with their commercial goals in order to take into account the European legal and regulatory context. In addition, although the U.S. legislative framework has a lot in common with that […]

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Gov. Cuomo announces licensed I LOVE NEW YORK beer will be distributed in China

““New York’s thriving, world-renowned craft beverage industry is creating new jobs and driving economic growth across the state and this unique partnership will introduce one of our finest New York products to a global audience,” Governor Cuomo said. “The iconic I LOVE NEW YORK logo will promote the high quality of New York’s food and beverage products […]

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M.I.A. Beer Company Announces Distribution to Ohio

“Beginning December 5, Cavalier will distribute draught and package versions of M.I.A.’s flagship beers including Miami Weiss Hefeweizen, Mega Mix Pale Ale, and Tourist Trappe Belgian Tripel, as well as seasonal and limited releases as they are available. Initially, M.I.A. will be available in the Cincinnati, Dayton, and Oxford markets.” Read more here: M.I.A. Beer […]

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Coronado Brewing Company Coming To Texas

“Coronado Brewing Company is proudly expanding its distribution into the Lone Star State. The brewery has signed an agreement with Brown Distributing Company, to supply Coronado’s award-winning lineup of beers throughout the Austin market. The initial launch kicks off late November and will feature the company’s core offerings on draft, including fan-favorites Orange Ave. Wit, […]

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New Holland Brewing to Begin Distribution in Pacific Northwest in December

“Columbia Distributing will distribute the Michigan-based brewery’s beer throughout Oregon and Washington, according a press release. “The Pacific Northwest and beer have a great story together already so we’re excited to throw Dragon’s Milk into the mix,” New Holland co-founder and president Brett VanderKamp said in the release. “It’s a natural fit, and we’ve had […]

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