Foolproof Brewing Expands Across Maine with Central Distributors, Inc.


PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island – Foolproof Brewing Company today announced a partnership with Central Distributors, Inc., of Lewiston, Maine. Central will distribute Foolproof’s beers statewide in all markets outside of Portland. With statewide distribution in Maine, Foolproof has expanded its distribution footprint to include all of New England.

“It’s a thrill to be expanding our distribution in Maine, particularly going into spring and summer, which is peak beer season,” said Nick Garrison, Foolproof’s president and founder. “Partnering with Central’s experienced and reputable team, we look forward to introducing Foolproof’s brews to beer lovers across the entire state of Maine.”

“We are excited to be partnering with Foolproof Brewing,” said Matthew Bolduc, Craft Beer Manager for Central Distributors, Inc. “It’s both the company’s commitment to quality brewing and the convenience of delicious craft beer in a can that make Foolproof a wonderful fit for us in our great state.”

Launched in January 2013, Foolproof is one of the youngest craft breweries in Rhode Island, and in just three years has grown to become the largest brewery in its home state. In addition to Maine, Foolproof’s beers are distributed statewide in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, and New Hampshire.

Year-Round and Specialty Beers

Foolproof produces five year-round beers, which are available in draft and 12 oz. can format. These year-round offerings include Barstool American golden ale, Raincloud robust porter, Backyahd IPA, La Ferme Urbaine (LFU) farmhouse ale, and King of the Yahd imperial IPA. The brewery also produces a line of rotating specialty beers, including Peanut Butter Raincloud porter, Augtoberfest fest bier, Revery Russian imperial stout, Shuckolate chocolate-oyster stout, and Queen of the Yahd raspberry IPA, which are available in draft and cans.

About Foolproof Brewing Company

Foolproof Brewing Company ( in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, produces high-quality, hand-crafted beers designed with specific experiences in mind. Whether it be watching a baseball game, sitting at home on a rainy day, or just catching up with friends at the local pub, Foolproof’s goal is to create unique and fulfilling beer experiences.

About Central Distributors, Inc.

Central is a family-owned, full-service beverage distributor in the state of Maine specializing in beer, wine and other non-alcohol products. Its world class beer portfolio includes domestic, craft, and imported beer and ales. Its wine portfolio includes table wine, sparkling, and fortified varieties from the most popular wine regions in the world. Sales and delivery services extend statewide to all Maine counties. Central employs over 100 local Maine people. Additional information found at

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