SweetWater Brewing to add New Jersey, Pennsylvania to distribution map

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(Atlanta, GA) – SweetWater Brewing announced on its social media accounts on Thursday that it’s adding New Jersey (September) and Pennsylvania (November) to its distribution map. It looks like Peerless Beverage will be the only NJ distributor announced (at least to start). Below is the first official announcement we have seen regarding this news. Expect more to follow.

Press Release:

(Union, NJ) – Peerless Beverage Company is proud to announce that SweetWater Brewing Company will be the next addition to their impressive portfolio of craft brews. Distribution agreements have been signed and a sampling of their flavorful beers will begin mid-September, 2015. Locals can look forward to enjoying the Southeast’s largest craft brewery in the following seven counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Union.

Says Chuck Salzman, Vice President and third generation at Peerless, “All of us at Peerless are extremely excited to partner with SweetWater to bring their beers and their culture to New Jersey. We have collaborated on some really exciting ways to kick off things in the market and can’t wait to get started.”

Ranked among the nation’s Top 20 craft breweries in sales by volume according to the Brewer’s Association, SweetWater is touted as one of the fastest growing craft brands in the country. Locals will spot the brewery’s iconic rainbow trout tap handles and bottle/can packaging throughout their respective areas this fall. Jersey natives should follow the Peerless Beverage main Facebook page, which will link to Jersey specific social events.

ABOUT PEERLESS BEVERAGE COMPANY: As Peerless heads into its 82nd year, led by 3rd generation Scott Beim and Chuck Salzman. Today Peerless Beverage Company is housed in a 250,000 square feet state-of-the-are warehouse space, selling more than 8 million cases of some of the beer markets biggest brand. Located in Union County, Peerless covers Essex, Union, Hudson, Passaic, Bergen, Sussex and Morris (South or Rt. 46) counties, ranking it one of the largest beer distribution centers in the state. Along with its cutting edge technology, insight and innovation Peerless provides the best quality products and service. www.peerlessbeverage.com, facebook.com/PeerlessBeverage, twitter.com/peerlessbev

ABOUT SWEETWATER BREWING COMPANY: SweetWater Brewing Company is an Atlanta-based craft brewery living by the motto “Don’t Float the Mainstream!” The award-winning lineup of year-round beers includes SweetWater 420, IPA, Blue, Take Two Pils, and Georgia Brown. SweetWater also features a catch and release series of beers available on a limited basis throughout the year and an experimental, one-time-only Dank Tank series. SweetWater Brewery – located at 195 Ottley Drive in Atlanta – is open for tours every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. as well as Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. For more information about SweetWater Brewing Company, please visit www.sweetwaterbrewing.com. Hang out and follow SweetWater Brewing Company on Twitter/ Instagram @sweetwaterbrew, or become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/sweetwaterbrew.

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