Shipyard and Sea Dog Transfer Brands to New Distribution Networks in Florida


Orlando, Florida – Shipyard and Sea Dog Brewing Companies have made an exciting and important distribution change in the state of Florida.

“We have purchased the rights for Shipyard and Sea Dog brands back from Brown Distributing in all territories except for the area they cover in Palm Beach County,” said Fred Forsley, president of these two brewing companies.

The Shipyard and Sea Dog brands have been transferred to a new group of distributors covering the entire state of Florida (see list below).

“We have enjoyed many productive years growing our brands with Brown Distributing and we look forward to our new relationships with distributors statewide,” noted Paul Carbone, Florida General Manager.

Bars, restaurants and off-premise retail accounts can now access Shipyard and Sea Dog beer statewide through the following distributors:

  • Bernie Little Distributors
  • Burkhardt Sales & Service
  • Carroll Distributing
  • City Beverages
  • Coastal Beverage
  • Daytona Beverages
  • Double Eagle Distributing
  • Eagle Brands
  • Gold Coast Eagle
  • Great Bay Distributors
  • Lewis Bear Company
  • North Florida Sales
  • Peace River Distributing
  • Pepin Distributing
  • Southern Eagle Distributing
  • Stephens Distributing
  • Suncoast Beverage Sales
  • Tri-Eagle Services
  • Wayne Densch

Sea Dog Brewing Company has two locations in Florida, including a brewery and tasting room in Clearwater and a brewpub in Orlando.  Sea Dog and Shipyard Brewing Companies both operate breweries and brewpubs in Maine.


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