(Woodland Hills, CA) – Fireman’s Brew is looking to raise a hefty $5 million through a private offering to California investors, according to recently-filed documents.
Fireman’s beers are produced out of Mendocino Brewing’s facility in Ukiah though no public data is available showing revenue or production figures.
To put $5 million in perspective, Baxter Brewing recently raised $2 million with its private investment team that it believes will take the company from 8,000 barrels to around 32,000 barrels capacity.
Fireman’s is poised to become a regional brewing player if the fundraising round proves to be successful. The company has already expanded distribution into Colorado and most recently, Illinois. Arizona is next with Texas and Oklahoma also in the works.
A brewery spokesman was unavailable for comment as of early Monday afternoon.
Fireman’s Brew, Inc. was born from the vision of two Los Angeles based firefighters after extinguishing a brushfire high above the Glendale Mountains. As the two were sitting on the hillside reflecting on their exhausting day on the fire lines, they had a vision to create a premium line of beverages that would quench their thirst and help them relax. From this vision emerged Fireman’s Brew, Inc., a California corporation that produces and distributes a premium line of Fireman’s Brew branded beers, coffee, and soft drinks that are currently sold in locations throughout Southern California.