Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 28, 2015August 28, 2015
•Eugene, Oregon’s Ninkasi Brewing Company is entering the New York market in late September through a partnership with distributor Sheehan Family Companies. The brewer’s offerings will be available through Sheehan’s Craft Beer Guild of New York, Union Beer Distributors, T.J. Sheehan Distributing and Tri-Valley Beverage units. Ninkasi, the U.S. market’s 36th-ranked craft brewer according to the Brewers Association, has a year-round portfolio including Total Domination IPA, Tricerahops Double IPA, Dawn of the Red IPA, Lux Helles Lager, Oatis Oatmeal Stout and Vanilla Oatis Oatmeal Stout.
•Farmville, North Carolina-based Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery has partnered with Cavalier Distributing to launch its portfolio in Florida. Starting September 1, Cavalier will begin distributing the Duck-Rabbit range—including Milk Stout, Amber Ale, Brown Ale, Hoppy Bunny American Black Ale, Baltic Porter and Wee Heavy Scotch Ale—throughout the state in both draft and bottle formats. The Florida expansion brings Duck-Rabbit’s reach to a total of eight markets, joining North Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Alabama.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.