Fireman’s Brew Expands Distribution to Louisiana


LOS ANGELES – Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two firefighters, today announced a partnership with Choice Brands Inc. to distribute its award-winning beers throughout Northeast Louisiana. Now, craft beer lovers across the region will be able to enjoy Fireman’s Brew handcrafted beers at their favorite on-premise or off-premise locations. Rapidly expanding from coast-to-coast since 2012, Fireman’s Brew is currently available in:  California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Illinois, Ohio, Kansas, Virginia, New York, Michigan, Hawaii, West Virginia and Louisiana.

“We’ve been striving to develop Fireman’s Brew into a national brand and are excited to finally bring our award-winning craft beers to Louisiana,” said Rob Nowaczyk, founder of Fireman’s Brew. “I love this state and can’t wait for locals to enjoy one of our brews paired with some of that delicious Southern cooking!”

Roger Baer, CEO of Fireman’s Brew added, “As a leading beer distributor in Northeast Louisiana, Choice Brands makes an ideal partner to help us introduce our premium line of handcrafted ales and lagers to Louisiana. We are confident that they will help us expand our reach in this important market.”

Already one of the fastest growing craft beer brands in its home state of California, Fireman’s Brew newly expanded distribution network provides an opportunity for the company to reach thousands of on-premise and retail outlets across Louisiana. Through the agreement, Choice Brands will distribute Fireman’s Brew signature beers:

  • Fireman’s Brew: Blonde (Pilsner-style Lager; 5% ABV)
  • Fireman’s Brew: Brunette (German-style Doublebock; 8% ABV)
  • Fireman’s Brew: Redhead (Amber Ale; 5.5% ABV)

“Fireman’s Brew not only offers a great line of delicious, thirst-quenching beers but also a unique brand story that speaks to the hearts of Louisianans,” commented Delia Simpson, Craft Beer Manager/Choice Brands, Inc. “Fireman’s Brew is the perfect addition to our area’s growing craft beer market.”

Conceived by two Los Angeles-based firefighters after extinguishing a brushfire in the local mountains, Fireman’s Brew grew out of their vision to create a premium line of handcrafted ales and lagers that would quench their thirsts after an exhausting day on the firelines.  Fireman’s Brew collection of micro-brewed beers are created using only the finest of all-natural ingredients to deliver bold, full-flavored, traditional tastes and easy drinking refreshment.  In addition, the company is committed to giving back to the firefighter community upon which it was founded by donating a portion of company proceeds to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation – the nation’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to honoring fallen firefighters and providing assistance to their surviving families.

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About Fireman’s Brew:

Extinguish Your Thirst! with Fireman’s Brew, a premium line of micro-brewed beers created by two Los Angeles-based firefighters. Based in Canoga Park, Calif., Fireman’s Brew has quickly become one of the fastest growing craft beer brands in California and beyond.  Created using only the finest of all-natural ingredients, Fireman’s Brew offers a selection of three microbrewed beers for off-duty refreshment. Originally created by firefighters for firefighters, Fireman’s Brew is committed to giving back to the firefighter community and donates a portion of its proceeds to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation in Emmitsburg, Md.