The Michigan-based craft brewery, ranked as the 29th largest in the country by trade group the Brewers Association, has inked distribution agreements with three wholesalers: Central States Beverage will represent the brand in Kansas City, KS; Premier-Midwest Beverage will represent Founders in Omaha, NE and K&Z Distributing will represent the brewery in Lincoln, NE.
Founders will officially launch its year-round beers such as All Day IPA and Dirty Bastard as well as seasonal offerings like Breakfast Stout in these three metro areas at the beginning of December.
Founders Brewing is the third major craft brand to enter these markets in the last 15 months. Deschutes Brewery launched in the Kansas in July of last year and Nebraska earlier this month. Stone Brewing entered also entered both markets in the last three months.