Union Craft Brewing Expands Distribution to Virginia


Baltimore, MD — Union Craft Brewing Company today announced it will begin distribution to select Virginia counties beginning October 2015 through a partnership with Virginia Eagle Distributing Co. Union Craft beer will be available in Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudon counties beginning next week.

“Northern Virginia is a great craft-loving market and a natural extension for our brand” Says Adam Benesch, UNION Craft Co-founder. “We are very excited to bring UNION to our friends in Northern Virginia and to do it with a such a strong and reliable local partner as Virginia Eagle.”

UNION Craft’s beers shipping to Northern Virginia include their flagships Duckpin Pale Ale, Anthem Golden Ale, and their award-winning Balt Alt both in draft and in 12oz cans.

Additionally UNION’s highly acclaimed seasonal and small-batch brews will be making their Virginia debut, including Double Duckpin DIPA, Foxy Red IPA, Chessie The Barleywine, Snow Pants Oatmeal Stout and Old Pro Gose.

“Virginia Eagle Distributing is very happy to help bring Union Craft to Northern Virginia,” said Ronnie Snook Senior Director of Marketing and Brand Development. “We strive to bring our consumers want they want. Local, Fresh and Award-Winning beers. When discussions began with Union Craft, it was apparent that this brand was a perfect partner.”

The UNION and Virginia Eagle team members will be kicking off their Virginia launch week on Tuesday, October 6th at Rustico – Ballston with 9 UNION beers on draft followed up by two events on Wednesday October 7th from 4PM-7PM at Whole Foods in Fair Lakes and 7:30 PM with a tap takeover at Galaxy Hut in Clarendon.


Founded in 2011, Union Craft Brewing Company is situated along the Baltimore’s Jones Falls river and was the first production brewery to open in Baltimore City in 30 years. UNION’s beers are now distributed throughout Maryland, Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia. The brewery’s onsite tasting room is open Thursday-Friday 5-8PM and Saturday from 1-5PM for tours and tastings. For additional information, visit us at www.unioncraftbrewing.com, facebook.com/unioncraftbrewing, or follow us on Twitter at @UnionBrewing.

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