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New Belgium Adds Kentucky

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New Belgium Brewing (Ft. Collins, CO) will be begin distributing in Kentucky on March 2nd, 2015.

New Belgium will offer Fat Tire, along with year-round releases Ranger IPA, Slow Ride Session IPA and Snapshot Wheat on draft and in 12-ounce bottles.

Seasonal offerings, including Rampant Imperial IPA, Trippel Belgian-Style Ale and variety packs will also be available in 12-ounce packages.

“We’ve been eyeing Kentucky for quite a while, so it’s exciting to officially open up the state,” said New Belgium Brewing’s Sales Co-Pilot, Brian Krueger. “The glory of college basketball is upon us and the Derby isn’t too far off, so we’re arriving at a pretty fun time in the state.”

New Belgium’s Kentucky Distribution Network

  • Eagle Distributing Company –AB
  • Golden Eagle Distributing, Inc. –AB
  • J.B. Distributors, Inc. –AB
  • Bud of Hopkinsville (Hand Family, LLC) –AB
  • Kentucky Eagle, Inc.-AB
  • Perry Distributors, Inc. – AB
  • River City Distributing – M/C
  • Smith Brothers Distributing Company –AB
  • Stagnaro Distributing – M/C
  • Edward Utley Jr., Inc. –AB
  • Heidelberg of Northern Kentucky – Independent

The addition of Kentucky brings New Belgium’s distribution states to 38.