Claremont Craft Ales Adds Distribution in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Brown Bag Beverage, one of the fastest growing Craft Beer Distributors in the Greater San Diego area added another great Craft Beer company to their distribution portfolio, Claremont Craft Ales from Claremont, California. Brown Bag Beverage will be distributing some of Claremont Craft Ales most popular beers such as the Jacaranda Rye IPA, Grapefruit Double IPA, Pepper & Peaches, and Raspberry Gose.

“We are passionate about beer and bringing the best beer to San Diego craft beer drinkers,” said Susie Baggs, founder and Chief Beverage Officer of Brown Bag Beverage. Simon Brown, founder of Claremont Craft Ales, continues, “We have a specific strategy when it comes to growth: slow and steady wins the race. It’s all about deliberate, sustainable growth, and this was the right time for us to bring our brews down to San Diego with the help of Susie and Brown Bag Beverage.”

“It is through strong partnerships, like the one we have started with Claremont Craft Ales, that is allowing us to continue the vision and deliver the quality and experience they intended for their craft beer throughout Southern California.” said Susie Baggs.

Claremont Craft Ales places a primary focus on quality and freshness during their brewing process. While no style is off-limits to this brewery team, West Coast-style hoppy beers definitely dominate their portfolio. Production began on a tiny 3-barrel brewing system, with only 100 barrels of beer being produced back in 2012. As the word got out quickly, the brewery has grown at an impressive clip, producing nearly 3,000 barrels in 2017. Claremont Craft Ales has been available across the greater Los Angeles Area for years, and with the help of Brown Bag Beverage, they are now ready to share their crafts with San Diego beer drinkers.

About Brown Bag Beverage Inc

Brown Bag Beverage Inc, was started in October 2013. Knowing first hand how the current distribution climate in San Diego County affects the brewers and the retailers alike, founder Susie Baggs set out to create a company that builds stronger relationships between all 3 tiers of the beer distribution cycle. Brown Bag Beverage is passionate about service, quality, and education and is excited to help build the craft beer environment in San Diego County and beyond. To learn more, visit or follow them on Twitter.

About Claremont Craft Ales

Located in eastern Los Angeles County in a picturesque college town, Claremont Craft Ales is dedicated to bringing premium hand-crafted ales to the local community. With a focus on freshness and variety, CCA has quickly become a favorite watering hole for a clientele that places a strong value on locally-made authentic products. As CCA grows into the future, we are excited to bring this beer philosophy to a wider audience.

Learn more about Claremont Craft Ales at

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