Friday, January 31, 2014

Mississippi will get New Belgium beer in March

New Belgium BrewingIt seems inevitable that New Belgium Brewing will eventually be found in all 50 states. Today, New Belgium announces the next state in their expanding distribution plans, plus a peek ahead and some other states they will move into next. Here's their latest press release dated January 31, 2014.

New Belgium Brewing Announces Distributor Network in Mississippi

The Magnolia state to become New Belgium’s 37th state of distribution

[PRESS RELEASE] Ft. Collins, Colo. – January 31, 2014 – New Belgium Brewing is pleased to announce it will open Mississippi on March 3rd as its 37th state of distribution. Brands immediately available will include Fat Tire, Ranger IPA, Snapshot Wheat, Shift, Trippel, 1554, Summer Helles and some Lips of Faith brands. The Fort Collins, Colorado-based brewer went with a mix of wholesale partners across the state including:

-Capital City Beverage - (Miller/Coors)
-Mitchell Distributing - (ABI)
-F.E.B. Distributing - Miller/Coors
-A&B Distributing - (ABI)
-Stokes Distributing - (Miller/Coors)
-Magnolia Beverage - (Miller/Coors)

“We’re incredibly excited to be rolling into Mississippi,” said New Belgium Regional Director, Rusty Hancock. “With the recent addition of Alabama, we are now available throughout the entire southeastern U.S. and that’s something we’ve been working toward for awhile now.”

New Belgium is also looking to open Kentucky and Hawaii later this year.

New Belgium Brewing, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and a host of Belgian-inspired beers, is recognized as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work and one of the Wall Street Journal’s Best Small Businesses. The 100% employee-owned brewery is a Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business as designated by the League of American Bicyclists, and one of World Blu’s most democratic U.S. businesses, and a Certified B Corp. In addition to Fat Tire, New Belgium brews nine year-round beers; Ranger IPA, Rampant Imperial IPA, Snapshot Wheat, Shift Pale Lager, Sunshine Wheat, 1554 Black Ale, Blue Paddle Pilsener, Abbey Belgian Ale and Trippel. Learn more at

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