Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 5, 2019November 5, 2019
•Premium Distributors of Virginia, a subsidiary of Reyes Beer Division, has added roughly 280,000 cases to its portfolio by securing the distribution rights of Dixie Beverage Company for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition brings brews from companies like Yuengling, Heineken, Diageo, MillerCoors, Pabst Blue Ribbon, and Sierra Nevada under the purview of Premium Distributors. This addition comes a year after Premium Distributors of Virginia acquired the Richmond-based Loveland Distributing Company. Reyes Beer Division controls 13 distributors spread across California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
•San Diego, California’s Coronado Brewing Company has announced the final release in its 2019 Art Series, Mango Sprinkles Hazy IPA. The 7.5% ale is brewed with Simcoe, Mosaic, Azacca, Amarillo, and Chinook hops before fermenting with the Kveik strain of yeast, which, according to the company, brings lime and citrus flavors to the beer. This release features the photography of Wyland Szabo and is now available in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans and on draft throughout Coronado’s distribution footprint.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.