Knee Deep Brewing Company

Knee Deep Brewing Company

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Website
kneedeepbrewing.com/
Phone
(530) 797-HOPS
Location
Auburn, CA
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Founded
2010
BREWERY TYPE
Production - Micro
Address
13395 New Airport Road
Suite H
Auburn, CA 95602 United States
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Knee Deep Brewing Co. is a family run independent Microbrewery that was born in the late Summer of 2010. When Knee Deep first started producing beer we started out “contract brewing” our beers at Mt. Tallac Brewing in beautiful Lake Tahoe. At first we only sold a few styles of beer (kegs only) within the Reno / Nevada market. We soon began to flourish much faster than anticipated, and thats when all the fun started!

In the first quarter of 2011, the company reached an agreement to lease the former Beermann’s Brewery in Lincoln, CA. During the renovation and startup phase Knee Deep’s beers continued to be contract brewed in the Bay Area of California. In May 2011, our first batch of beer was brewed in our Lincoln brewery. Over time we phased out the contract brewing and eventually all our beers were brewed at our Lincoln facility. At that time we had two UC Davis trained brewers operating 7 days a week. At first, our beers could be found throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, Ohio, and Idaho. In 2012 we had started our “Loading Dock Friday Growler Sales”, where it was possible to purchase a growler of the freshest possible Knee Deep beer directly from the brewery (rain or shine.) Growler sales were, as described, conducted at the loading dock, and man those are some amazing memories!

Knee Deep Brewing’s beers have received several awards; most recently and notably, our Breaking Bud IPA taking the Bronze Medal in the American IPA category at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival (you can view all our prestigious awards inside our taproom in Auburn.) Knee Deep Brewing Company has a rapidly growing reputation as we are known for our unique blends and creative outlook on brewing. We take pride in our reputation and strive to continue brewing outstanding craft beers.

Fast forward to 2017, Knee Deep’s beers are now brewed in our 28,000 square foot facility in Auburn, CA. Our 15 barrel brew house has been replaced with a 40 barrel 4 vessel system. Our 15 barrel fermenters are no more and we now ferment our beers in 60, 90, and 120 barrel tanks. Our year round offerings now total 16 and we also produce monthly special releases and seasonal beers. We also barrel age a limited quantity of specialty beers which are periodically released in our taproom. 22oz and 12oz bottles, cans, and kegs, can all be found filled with our wonderful liquid. “Loading Dock Fridays” are gone as well. Instead of standing in a back alley to purchase a growler of our beer, visitors can now purchase growlers, crowlers, bottles, and or cans in our beautiful tasting room (which by the way is larger than our previous Lincoln brewery.) Our tasting room offers an unobstructed view of brewery operations and guests can enjoy samples of our beer while watching us brew, filter, and or even packaging our products. Oh hey, I forgot to mention that our taproom is pet and kid friendly! Thats right, feel free to bring your little ones and furry ones along with you for the fun! Our brewmaster, Dean Roberts, has been with us for 5 years and is continuing our tradition of brewing only the finest craft beers.

We recently celebrated our 7th birthday and we are excited to announce that you can find our beers in 30 different states! Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and Singapore are also part of our distribution network with more to come by the end of 2017. The one thing that will not change at Knee Deep is the quality of our product. We continue to brew great beer and receive recognition and awards both locally and nationally.

We have big plans for the 2017 and 2018 year so stay tuned! You won’t want to miss this!!

Cheers,

-Knee Deep Family
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Knee Deep Brewing Expands Distribution to Kansas

Knee Deep Brewing Expands Distribution to Kansas

“Standard Bev reached out to us towards the beginning of 2016 and expressed a great amount of interest in our brand, said Andrew Moore Sales Manager of Knee Deep Brewing Co. After learning about Standard and their dedication to craft, we felt they would be a great fit for our west coast style beers. Standards presence in the KS market has been increasing and we are excited to soon be a part of it.”

Knee Deep Brewing Enters 4 States in New England

Knee Deep Brewing Company is now actively selling in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. “This will complete our footprint in the New England states, and will give us a total of 21 active states. We are pleased to announce the partnership with the Craft Beer Guild who now represent Knee Deep in a total of six states,” said Andrew Moore, Sales Manager of Knee Deep.

Knee Deep Brewing to Enter Pittsburgh Market

One of the most popular and highly rated breweries on the west coast is finally coming to Pittsburgh. K​nee Deep Brewing’s brews have received several awards; most notably their Hoptologist DIPA took the Gold Medal in 2013 at The Bistro 14th Annual DIPA Festival. Knee Deep was founded in Nevada in June 2010 by brewmaster Jeremy Warren. Fast forward to 2015, Knee Deep beers are now brewed in their new 28,000 square foot facility in Auburn, CA.

Distribution Roundup: Left Hand Lands in Louisiana; Knee Deep Hits Florida

Distribution Roundup: Left Hand Lands in Louisiana; Knee Deep Hits Florida

Colorado’s Left Hand Brewing will enter Louisiana next month, the 36th state where the company’s products are sold. The brewery has inked an agreement with Crescent Crown Distributing LLC. for coverage throughout the state. California’s Knee Deep Brewing, meanwhile, this week announced a foray into Florida, signing with Crafty Connoisseurs Distributing for coverage throughout the southeastern region of the state.

Knee Deep Stays the Course with New Brewmaster

Knee Deep Stays the Course with New Brewmaster

With co-founder and brewmaster Jeremy Warren out the door, new Knee Deep brewmaster Dean Roberts knows he’s got big shoes to fill. But rather than try to make his own mark, both Roberts and CEO Jerry Moore hope that the newly promoted brewer will just plain stay the course. And why not? In 2015, the brand doubled production, to just under 12,000 barrels, and expanded into five new states.

Knee Deep Brewing Launches in Washington

Knee Deep Brewing Launches in Washington

Knee Deep Brewing Company is now actively selling in the state of Washington. “We are making a push, and have launched into the third state within two months and we are pleased to announce the partnership with Alpha Distributing who will cover Seattle and the surrounding counties” said Andrew Moore, Manager of Knee Deep.

Former Knee Deep Co-Owner to Open Revision Brewing This Summer

Former Knee Deep Co-Owner to Open Revision Brewing This Summer

Seven months after separating from the brewery he helped to start, former Knee Deep Brewing co-owner Jeremy Warren is getting back in the game with Revision Brewing, a brewery founded on creative versatility and a name fraught with meaning. In an interview with Brewbound, Warren described the new venture as his second attempt to build a company where he can experiment with the unique styles and production methods that excite him.

Knee Deep Brewing Enters Texas

Knee Deep Brewing Enters Texas

Knee Deep Brewing Company of Auburn, CA. is licensed and will be selling beers in the state of Texas starting January 2016.

Knee Deep Brewing Enters Connecticut

Knee Deep Brewing Enters Connecticut

Knee Deep Brewing Company of Auburn, CA. is licensed and will be selling beers in the state of Connecticut starting December 2015.

Knee Deep Founder Leaves to Start New Venture

Knee Deep Founder Leaves to Start New Venture

Five years after imagining the company’s first beers with a homebrew kit in his garage, Knee Deep Brewing co-owner Jeremy Warren will depart the company he founded — and tattooed on his arm — to launch an entirely new brewery. After announcing his “separation” plans on Facebook, Warren confirmed to Brewbound that he is selling his stake in the company to current CEO and majority owner Jerry Moore. Upon completion of the transaction, Moore will wholly own Knee Deep, the pair said.

Knee Deep Expands Distribution to Oregon

Knee Deep Expands Distribution to Oregon

Knee Deep Brewing Company of Auburn, CA. is pleased to announce that its award winning IPA’s can now be purchased in the state of Oregon. We sent our first shipment of beer to Summit Beverage of Medford Oregon in April, followed quickly by another shipment in May, said Jerry Moore, CEO of Knee Deep.


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Southern California Sales Rep - Knee Deep Brewing Co.
Southern California Sales Rep - Knee Deep Brewing Co. -- Orange County / Los Angeles , State: (03/23/2017)
Please forward resume to info@kneedeepbrewing.com with "SoCal Sales" in the subject box.
Orange County / Los Angeles , State: 03/23/2017
Marketing Rep - Knee Deep Brewing Co
Marketing Rep - Knee Deep Brewing Co -- Boston, MA (06/21/2016)
10-15 hrs/wk representing Knee Deep Brewing at craft beer events and sampling consumers in accounts.
Boston, MA 06/21/2016
Southern California Sales Representative - Knee Deep Brewing Co
Southern California Sales Representative - Knee Deep Brewing Co -- Auburn , CA (04/18/2016)
If interested, please email a cover letter with an updated resume titled "SoCal Sales Rep" in the su
Auburn , CA 04/18/2016
Production Brewer - Knee Deep Brewing Company
Production Brewer - Knee Deep Brewing Company -- Auburn, CA (05/18/2015)
Knee Deep Brewing Company is searching for its next team member to join our amazing brew team.
Auburn, CA 05/18/2015

Year Round Beers

Beer Name Style
Slooow Mo IPA IPA
Man Juice IPA
Tahoe Deep Double IPA
Tanilla Porter
Stoutello Stout
Imperial Tanilla Porter
Hop - Trio Imperial IPA
Breaking Bud IPA
Hop-De-Ranged Imperial IPA
Citra IPA
Lupulin River Double IPA
Hoptologist Double IPA
Simtra 3x IPA Imperial IPA

Seasonal Beers

Beer Name Style
Midnight Hoppyness Black IPA

Limited Releases

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No Longer Available

Beer Name Style
Hop Shortage Imperial IPA



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