Dust Bowl Expands Northern California Distribution

Dust Bowl Brewing Co. signs with Craft Beer Distribution Co.

Turlock, CA – Dust Bowl Brewing Company announces the addition of Craft Beer Distribution Company to its growing list of distributor partners. Located in Arcata, California, Craft Beer Distribution Company serves Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, allowing Dust Bowl Brewing Co.’s products to reach upper Northern California. To begin, the company will sell Dust Bowl’s flagship IPA, Hops of Wrath, along with other year-rounds, Hobo Pilsner and Therapist Imperial IPA.

“It’s an exciting time at Dust Bowl Brewing Co.,” shares Brett Tate, Founder/Owner. “We’re months away from our new brewery completion and have our eyes on expanded distribution. Signing with Craft Beer Distribution Company was something we could do now with current production since they serve a niche area of Northern California. We’re confident they will be great promoters of our brand.”

Owned by a duo of Humboldt State University graduates, Evan and Megan Schwartz, Craft Beer Distribution Company welcomes the Dust Bowl brand into its own growing business. Evan adds, “We’re a beverage distributor that caters to craft and does not have a portfolio dominated by big industry. We believe Dust Bowl Brewing is a great match for us – their line-up includes a wide range of hoppy beers, which Humboldt customers love. We look forward to growing our on-premise presence with the established Dust Bowl brand.”

With the addition of Craft Beer Distribution Company, Dust Bowl Brewing Co. now has six distributors serving Northern California. The company broke ground on a new brewery in Turlock in April 2015 and expects to be brewing and packaging at the new site in May of this year. Production is expected to grow from 5,500 barrels annually to 17,000, with broader distribution throughout California.

Dust Bowl Brewing Co. currently produces a wide range of draft beer along with three year-round bottled products and several bottled seasonals. The company plans a large portfolio expansion mid-year once their new brewery is operational.

About Dust Bowl Brewing Company:

Dust Bowl Brewing Company produced its first beer in May 2009. Today the company produces 5,500 barrels annually with plans for 17,000 barrels yearly with the completion of a new brewery in 2016. Dust Bowl Brewing beers are available in 5 and 15.5 gallon kegs along with selected styles in 22 oz. and 12 oz. bottles. The craft brewery showcases a wide variety of its beers at its Tap Room, which opened in August 2011 in Downtown Turlock, California. 

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