Founders Brewing Expands Distribution to West Virginia

founders-west-virginia

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Founders Brewing Co. announced today that it is expanding its distribution territory to include West Virginia with the help of Proud Eagle, Northern Eagle, Mountain Eagle and Mountain State Beverage. Beginning in late August 2016, Founders’ year-round seasonal and specialty beer in bottles, cans (as applicable) and kegs will be available to the retailers serviced by Proud Eagle, Northern Eagle and Mountain Eagle across the entire state.

“We have been working hard to get into West Virginia for a while now,” says Co-Founder and CEO Mike Stevens, “It takes a lot of diligence and dedication on part of our entire team to enter a new territory so we are thrilled to finally be able to share our beer with West Virginians.”

“We at Proud Eagle, Mountain Eagle, Northern Eagle and Mountain State Beverage are very excited about being able to bring a brewery such as Founders into West Virginia,” says company Vice President, Scott Parkes, “With their reputation for enhancing the craft industry we are pleased to be able to partner with Founders to further grow the craft industry in our up-and-coming craft beer state. We are very confident that their industry-renowned products will be most successful with the beer enthusiast community of West Virginia.”

Select limited release beers may also be available at craft retailers following the launch.

For information on launch events and more, visit our website at foundersbrewing.com/events

To see all of the states in which Founders is available, as well as review information on the Founders lineup and release calendar, visit foundersbrewing.com.

About Founders Brewing Co.

Established in 1997 by two craft beer enthusiasts—Dave Engbers and Mike Stevens—with day jobs and a dream, Founders Brewing Co. brews complex, in-your-face ales, with huge aromatics and tons of flavor. Founders ranks among the top 20 largest craft breweries in the U.S. and is one of the fastest growing. The brewery has received numerous awards from the World Beer Cup and the Great American Beer Festival and RateBeer and BeerAdvocate users often rate its beers among the best in the world. Located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, Founders is a proud member of the Michigan Brewers Guild. For more information, visit foundersbrewing.com or follow Founders on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Brewbound Job Board

The leading job board for the beer industry. Featuring hundreds of jobs from leading breweries and associated companies.

Brewbound Marketplace Listing

The Brewbound Marketplace features listings for equipment, services, and more. Post a listing today.

Brewbound's Database of Breweries

Brewbound's database of breweries includes thousands of breweries from around the world.


Beer Events Calendar

A public calendar of events that are happening in the beer industry

View calendar | Post Event
Brewbound Live Winter 2020

Santa Monica, CA ● Dec. 3+4, 2020

Early Registration Open
Brewbound Podcast

The Brewbound Podcast features interviews with beer industry executives and entrepreneurs, along with highlights and commentary from the weekly news. New episodes every Thursday.

Brewbound Job Board

A weekly live-streamed discussion series with beer industry leaders and watchers on the business adjustments being made during the COVID-19 crisis and the future of the industry.