San Diego, CA — Helm’s Brewing Company is bringing their award winning San Diego craft beer to the other side of the country to the state of North Carolina. This is the second expansion outside of California in recent months for Helm’s Brewing after announcing a Denver debut in August. 17th Street Distributing Company based out of Concord, North Carolina will have the exclusive rights to Helm’s Brewing in North Carolina effective immediately and will also have the rights to South Carolina in the near future.
Helm’s Brewing will be selling 22-ounce bottles of Captain’s Pale Ale, Batten Down Brown, Wicked as Sin IPA, Beeruccino and Hop the RIPA. Seasonal offerings such as Samuin Harvest Pumpkin Ale, Chocolate Night Stout, En Garde and O.G Wheat will be available in the future.
“North Carolina is a natural fit for our brand as they are a well established in the ship building industry which is the foundation of the Helm’s brand,” said Matt Johnson, General Manager at Helm’s Brewing Company. “North Carolina has one of the most prolific craft beer scenes in that part of the country and we are excited to be a part of it.
17th Distribution Company adds Helm’s to their already growing craft beer portfolio to compliment their wine offerings. “17th Street Distributing is excited to help launch San Diego’s Helm’s Brewing Company in the Carolinas,” said Andrew Alley, Regional Manager and Brand Specialist at 17th Street Distributing. “We expect these outstanding craft beers to become a linchpin of our developing craft beer portfolio”.
Helm’s Brewing has officially launched in the North Carolina market and can be found in 22 ounce bottles throughout the State.
About Helm’s Brewing Company
Helm’s Brewing Company produces high quality and innovative craft beer designed not only to impress the connoisseur beer drinker, but also provide a fresh and local beer experience for the average consumer. The tasting room is part of the San Diego community brewery concept where people can stop by after work, grab a beer on the weekend and enjoy conversation with friends. Helm’s Brewing Company is distributed in Southern California, Denver and North Carolina.
About 17th Street Distributing Company
Back in 2011 the two founders Brian J. Weiner and Scott B. Altschuler had a dream of becoming a wine and craft beer distributor that was more concerned about selling great products then moving boxes for a large corporations. Today, the company has grown to cover all of the Carolinas from Asheville in the mountains to Charleston along the coast.