Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 24, 2014June 24, 2014
•Arizona’s Alliance Beverage Distributing Company, a joint venture between Charmer Sunbelt Group and Glazer’s, has expanded its beer portfolio with the acquisition of distribution rights for Anchor Brewing, Athenee Importers, BBC Imports and Bravo Beverage. Alliance is the top wine and spirits distributor in Arizona, with projected revenues of $50 million for 2014, according to Impact.
•Auburn, California’s Knee Deep Brewing will begin distributing its portfolio of hop-forward beers to the North Carolina market beginning in early July through Mutual Distributing Company. Knee Deep produces 11 craft beers such as Hoptologist DIPA, Simtra Triple IPA and Citra Extra Pale Ale. The brewery’s offerings are currently available in California, Michigan, Hawaii, and Ohio.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.