Von Trapp Brewing Expands Distribution to Rhode Island

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Stowe, VT – Von Trapp Brewing is pleased to present the release of their Austrian inspired lagers to the state of Rhode Island beginning April 18, 2016.

The Austrian-Style beers are brewed with pure Vermont spring water sourced from their property in Stowe, VT and the finest traditional ingredients. Following the family heritage, the brewery incorporates the German Beer Purity Laws; “Reinheitsgebot”, while crafting their unique lagers.  Von Trapp Brewing’s current distribution footprint includes Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, and now Rhode Island.

“While Rhode Island’s Craft breweries have a great reputation,” says Sam von Trapp, Executive VP of Operations. “We at von Trapp Brewing are extremely excited to bring our crisp lagers to the Ocean State beer community.”

Von Trapp Brewing has selected McLaughlin & Moran, Inc. of Cranston, to serve as its distributor for this exciting Rhode Island launch. Founded in 1936 McLaughlin & Moran remains family owned and operated with an outstanding reputation for sales and marketing expertise, customer service and community involvement over the past eight decades. “We sincerely believe that we have found in McLaughlin & Moran the ideal distributor to represent our quality lager beers in Rhode Island”, says Sam von Trapp.

“We are delighted to have the opportunity to introduce the award winning portfolio of von Trapp beers to our market”, says Terry Moran, President of McLaughlin & Moran.  “The von Trapp brewery has an exceptional story to tell, be it the family’s heritage; the world class facility in Stowe, VT, and most importantly the quality of its beers.”

About Von Trapp Brewing:

In spring of 2015, the 36,000-square-foot brewery began packaging 4 year-round lagers; Golden Helles, the two-time award-winning Bohemian Pilsner, Dunkel, and Vienna Style. They also feature three seasonals; Oktoberfest, Trösten, and Weissbier. With summer fast approaching, von Trapp Brewing will release its 4th seasonal, India Pale Lager; A floral hop experience supported by the complexity of lager.

The brewery is built and operated on the 2,500 acre grounds of the Trapp Family Lodge, a unique, four-season resort specializing in European-style accommodations and cuisine, spectacular mountain vistas, upscale amenities, and outdoor activities.