Avery Brewing Co. Relaunches Distribution to Connecticut

Discussion in 'New England' started by Todd, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,475) Aug 23, 1996 California

    Boulder, CO – April 12th, 2017 — Avery Brewing Company, a Boulder-based craft brewery and maker of White Rascal Belgian-Style White Ale, is thrilled to announce that it is headed back to Connecticut. After pulling out of the state due to production constraints, Avery Brewing Company was able to reestablish previously existing distribution relationships and meet production needs to supply Connecticut again. Whether new to Avery Brewing or an existing fan, Nutmeggers will be able to find a wide selection of Avery’s beer line-up on draft and in stores starting on April 17th, including White Rascal Belgian-Style White Ale and El Gose German-Style Sour Ale, as well as the “Botanicals & Barrels” series, including acclaimed Raspberry Sour and Vanilla Bean Stout. The entry into Connecticut will mark state number 35 for Avery Brewing’s U.S. distribution.

    Avery Brewing will be distributed by Northeast Beverage Corp. and Hartford Distributing, Inc.

    “Fans from Connecticut are loyal,” says Dustin LeMoine, Director of Sales at Avery Brewing Co., “and have been asking for our beer ever since we had to leave the state. In fact, we got more requests from Connecticut than any other new market and that’s really exciting for us. It feels good that our Connecticut fans will be able to buy our beer in their home state again”.

    “We are very excited to be relaunching this world class brand in Connecticut,” says Michael Ward, Craft Beer Manager at Northeast Beverage Corp. “Avery is one of the most respected breweries in the craft world and we are confident that the Connecticut craft community will embrace their return!”

    To celebrate this launch, Avery Brewing Co. beers will be at a series of events listed below starting on April 17th. The beers will then start to hit shelves across the state in the days and weeks to follow.

    To find the locations that will carry Avery Brewing beer on draft or in-store, please use Avery’s Brew Finder and enter a zip code.

    April 17th – Mikro Beer Bar, Hamden, CT. Tapping at 6pm.
    April 18th – Coalhouse Pizza, Stamford, CT. Tapping at 6pm.
    April 19th – Cask Republic, South Norwalk, CT. Tapping at 6pm.
    April 20th – Prime 16, New Haven, CT. Tapping at 5pm.
    April 20th – Backstage, Torrington, CT. Tapping at 6pm.
    May 9th – Savoy, West Hartford, CT. Tapping at 5pm.
    May 10th – Engine Room, Mystic, CT. Tapping at 5pm.
    May 11th – Eli Cannon’s, Middletown, CT. Tapping at 5pm.

    About Avery Brewing Company:
    Avery Brewing Company is a family-owned craft brewery in Boulder, Colorado. Since 1993, Avery has pioneered innovative beers by blending the art and science of brewing with ingenuity, creativity, and boldness. Avery bottles and cans more than 30 beers a year including White Rascal Belgian-Style White Ale, The Maharaja Imperial IPA, and Raspberry Sour. Craft your journey at averybrewing.com.

  2. skleice

    skleice Aspirant (228) Aug 6, 2015 Connecticut
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    Bring on the Liliko'i Kepolo! I just bought some in MA this morning and will be so excited to see it in CT.
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  3. Ralelen

    Ralelen Initiate (159) Sep 12, 2005 Connecticut

    Thank you, no more driving to Mass.
  4. Ultra-Plinian

    Ultra-Plinian Disciple (377) Mar 1, 2013 Connecticut
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    This would be more exciting except for the fact that we need secret handshakes, we have false demands built by distributors who sit on stock and then price gouging here in CT. I think I will keep driving to MA.
    Jmr85, YS1977 and CTHopman like this.
  5. Jmr85

    Jmr85 Disciple (301) Nov 25, 2013 Connecticut
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    Agreed. I have no problem driving up to mass (yankee spirits) knowing things will be on the shelves unlike here on ct.
    YS1977 likes this.
  6. CTHopman

    CTHopman Initiate (172) Jul 22, 2016 Connecticut

    True. We will soon be victims of the one phantom case of Uncle Jacob's and two unicorn cases of Maharajah that either will or won't actually make it into the state. What we will have in six months is dusty cases of Rascal with born on dates of 8+ months and older. Yawn...
  7. Jmr85

    Jmr85 Disciple (301) Nov 25, 2013 Connecticut
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    People sleep on their vanilla bean stout which I think is a solid beer! But I'm sure "if" we get any of that they will go into hiding as well