Foolproof Brewing Launches with National Distributors in Maine


PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Foolproof Brewing Company announced today that its beers will be distributed in Portland, Maine, by National Distributors. With the addition of Maine, Foolproof has expanded its distribution footprint to include every state in New England.

“We are so excited to be bringing Foolproof’s beers to one of the most renowned craft beer markets in the country,” said Nick Garrison, Foolproof’s president and founder. “Partnering with National’s experienced and reputable team, we look forward to introducing the Foolproof brand to beer lovers in Maine.”

“Everyone at National is excited to be partnering with Foolproof Brewing Company,” said Josh Blackadar, National’s craft beer brand manager. “Nick and his team make delicious beers, are dedicated and creative, and have a clear vision for the future of their brand.”

Launched in January 2013, Foolproof is one of the newest craft breweries in Rhode Island. In addition to Portland, 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, and Shuckolate chocolate-oyster stout, 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 National Distributors

National Distributors ( is a family owned company that has been providing quality beverages to retailers for the benefit of consumers for over 50 years. Predominantly servicing retailers in southern Maine, we also distribute and sell wines in central and coastal Maine. We are a company with a vision for the future while doing business in Maine. We are concerned about our environment and have an active “going green” program within the company. We stand behind our products while being good community leaders by promoting the responsible consumption of our products.

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