21st Amendment Brewery Signs with Wirtz Beverage Nevada


Photo Credit: 21st Amendment Brewery

Las Vegas, NV – 21st Amendment Brewery and Wirtz Beverage announced today a partnership that will bring the California-based craft brewery’s portfolio of beers to southern Nevada for the first time.

“We’re so excited that Nevada is one of the first Western states to distribute 21st Amendment beers from the new San Leandro brewery,” said Michael Shetler, Craft Brand Specialist for Wirtz Beverage Nevada. “This is a great new chapter in the evolution of 21st Amendment and Wirtz Beverage is excited to help introduce new beers like El Sully Mexican Lager and Toaster Pastry – great innovations to complement their core lineup.”

Wirtz Beverage Nevada will distribute selections from 21st Amendment’s brand new San Leandro brewery, including:

  • El Sully Mexican Lager
  • Down to Earth Session IPA
  • Brew Free! or Die IPA
  • Back in Black Black IPA
  • Fireside Chat Winter Ale
  • Good Things Belgian Triple Limited Release Collaboration with Cleophus Quealy and Drake’s
  • Toaster Pastry India Red Ale

Toaster Pastry India Red Ale, one of the brewery’s newest offerings, is an homage to the facility’s former function as a toaster pastry factory.

“Wirtz is a world class beverage distributor and we are thrilled to partner with them to bring our handcrafted beers to shelves throughout southern Nevada,” said Ted Whitney, Sales Director for 21st Amendment. “We are impressed by their commitment to education and excellence in the market, and we are excited to share our diverse selection as we continue to expand our reach to more and more beer lovers.”

Beginning tomorrow, 21st Amendment beers will be available in five southern Nevada counties including, Clark, Esmeralda, Lander, Lincoln and Nye. 

About 21st Amendment

21st Amendment was founded in 2000 by Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan. O’Sullivan had previously worked as an assistant brewer at Triple Rock Brewery & Alehouse in Berkeley. In 2014, plans were announced to open a production facility and tasting room in San Leandro, California. That year, the company was the fiftieth top selling craft brewery in the US. The popular brewpub has been voted “Best Brewpub”, “Best Burger” and “Best Happy Hour” by the San Francisco press. 

About Wirtz Beverage Nevada

Wirtz Beverage Nevada, with offices in Las Vegas and Reno, is a statewide leader in the distribution of fine wine, spirits and beer brands. The company is a member of Wirtz Beverage Group, a leading international wholesaler and broker with operations in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nevada and throughout Canada. To find out more, visit http://www.wirtzbev.com/nevada.

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