Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 18, 2018April 18, 2018
•New York’s Shmaltz Brewing Company has partnered with Austin, Texas-based sales and marketing group Artisanal Imports to expand its distribution. Previously, the craft brewer’s portfolio—whose year-round labels include Hop Manna IPA, Slingshot American Craft Lager, Messiah Nut Brown Ale, and Bittersweet Lenny’s RIPA—was available across 30 states. Artisanal Imports will also augment Shmaltz’s existing sales operations with a 14-person sales team. Artisanal Imports’ management stable features several other U.S. craft brands, including Dovetail Brewery, Fulton Beer Co., and Whiner Beer Co., among others.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.