SAN DIEGO – Oct. 13, 2010 –Left Coast Brewing Co. is tapping into Sabemos Beverages’ sales and marketing expertise to help the craft brewery increase distribution and awareness of its West Coast-style beers.
San Diego-based Sabemos Beverages will manage brand distribution, sales and marketing for such Left Coast Brewing’s signature beers as:
- Voo Doo American Stout (6.8% ABV), a classic, full-bodied American stout with a creamy, long-lasting head;
- Hop Juice Double IPA (8.5% ABV), which boasts five different hop varieties and an award-winning crisp bitterness; and
- Ale Epeteios Imperial Stout (10% ABV), a dark, full-bodied anniversary brew that offers flavors of dark chocolate and coffee thanks to imported specialty malts.
Left Coast Brewing Co. has been brewing in Southern California since 2004, but most notably has been the sole brewing facility for more than five years for Oggi’s Pizza and Brewery, through which the company has crafted a number of award-winning beers.
“Initial efforts will be focused in Southern California but will be expanded over the next couple of years,” said Nick Gagliardi, CEO of Sabemos Beverages, “Left Coast Brewing Co. is well poised to increase distribution throughout North America.”
“Left Coast’s success with Oggi’s Pizza and Brewery Company proves they understand what it takes to make a quality beer that people love to drink,” said Gagliardi. “Through this partnership, the Sabemos team will focus on the sales and marketing aspects of the business and Left Coast Brewing will focus on their passion of brewing high quality, award-winning beers.”
George Hadjis, president of Left Coast Brewing Co., said the company is eager to increase its market share on the West Coast with Sabemos’ help.
“Sabemos Beverages is a high quality sales and marketing organization that will help us position our beers through focused marketing and distribution,” said Hadjis. “We’re committed to producing the highest quality beer for the craft beer marketplace, and our award-winning brewing team is eager to share their passion with even more of our Southern California neighbors.”
Sabemos Beverages is a San Diego-based company that provides sales, marketing and distribution services along with financial management to specialty and craft beer, wine, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. For additional information about Sabemos Beverages, visit www.sabemosbeverages.com or call 760/444-9868.