Fireman’s Brew Expands Distribution to Utah and Minnesota

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LOS ANGELES – Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two California firefighters, today announced a partnership with General Distributing, to distribute its award-winning beers throughout Utah. Fireman’s Brew handcrafted beers will be available at Beehive State beer lovers’ favorite on-premise and limited off-premise locations.

“Our goal has always been to establish Fireman’s Brew as a national, household brand and we’ve been rapidly growing and expanding from coast-to-coast over the last few years,” explained Rob Nowaczyk, founder of Fireman’s Brew. “With the addition of Utah, we’re just one step closer to achieving our goal.”

General Distributing, the exclusive distributor of Anheuser-Busch (AB) products in Salt Lake County and parts of Davis County, will coordinate state-wide distribution for Fireman’s Brew with the help of the other AB distributors in the state.

“Fireman’s Brew is a compelling and authentic brand with their firefighter roots. They also offer phenomenal, award-winning craft beers,” said Andy Zweber, President General Distributing. “We’re thrilled to introduce Fireman’s Brew to Utah and look forward to helping them establish their popularity in this market.”

“General Distributing has a solid understanding of the craft beer marketplace in Utah and we’re confident that they will help Fireman’s Brew grow a loyal fan base in the state,” stated Roger Baer, Chief Executive Officer of Fireman’s Brew. “Utahn’s are going to love our collection of micro-brewed blonde, brunette and redhead beers created using only the finest all-natural ingredients.”

In Utah, Fireman’s Brew signature beers will be distributed in 12-ounce bottle six-packs:

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

Fireman’s Brew Now Available in Minnesota

LOS ANGELES – Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two California firefighters, today announced a partnership with Viking Beverages, a Molson Coors distributor, to distribute its award-winning beers throughout Minnesota. Fireman’s Brew handcrafted beers will be available at North Star State beer lovers’ favorite on-premise and off-premise locations.

“Minnesotans love their craft beer and we couldn’t be more excited to introduce them to our handcrafted ales and lagers,” explained Rob Nowaczyk, founder of Fireman’s Brew. “Our collection of micro-brewed Blonde, Brunette and Redhead beers are created using only the finest all-natural ingredients. Each brew is sure to satisfy beers lovers across The North Star State.”

As the Master Redistributor, Viking Beverages, who also distributes Coors, Molson and Goose Island, will distribute Fireman’s Brew to 65 counties in Minnesota to help the brand secure statewide coverage within the Coors network.

“With their longstanding firefighter roots, Fireman’s Brew offers a compelling and authentic brand story paired with exceptional tasting craft beers,” said Michael Faber, CEO of Viking Beverages. “We’re excited to introduce their brand to Minnesota and help them solidify their footprint in this market.”

“With their unparalleled expertise in the beverage industry, Viking Beverages is a true value partner for us as we enter Minnesota,” stated Roger Baer, Chief Executive Officer of Fireman’s Brew. “They are the right group to establish our brand and build customer loyalty in this important market.”

In Minnesota, Fireman’s Brew signature beers will be distributed in 12-ounce bottle six-packs, twelve-pack samplers and kegs including:

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

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, Louisiana and now Utah and Minnesota.

About General Distributing

General Distributing is the exclusive distributor of Anheuser-Busch products in Salt Lake County and parts of Davis County. They also distribute a diverse portfolio of import and craft beer brands, as well as a number of non-alcoholic products such as teas, juices, and waters. They also coordinate state-wide distribution for many of our brands with the help of the other AB distributors in the state.

About Viking Beverages

Viking Beverages is a Molson Coors distributor owned and operated by the Faber family. Headquartered in St Cloud MN, they proudly serve customers and consumers across Minnesota. They offer many brands and flavors, many of which are seasonal in nature. As a result, the product line is always changing! To learn more about Viking Beverages, call 320-257-3400 or visit their website at www.VikingBeverages.com to learn more about their most current flavor line-up and to contact them.

About Fireman’s Brew

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 fire lines. 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.

For more information on Fireman’s Brew visit www.firemansbrew.com.

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. www.firemansbrew.com

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