Bell’s beer will head to Nebraska and South Dakota in May

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Press Release:

(Comstock, MI) – Bell’s Brewery is proud to announce that it has chosen distributor partners for the great states of Nebraska and South Dakota.

Johnson Brothers of Nebraska will distribute Bell’s beer in Nebraska and Johnson Brothers of South Dakota will distribute Bell’s beer in South Dakota. Both are subsidiaries of Johnson Brothers.

bell's nebraska imageBell’s entire portfolio will begin shipping to both states beginning in late May.

Bell’s beer will also head to Kansas, Mississippi, Arkansas, West Virginia and Louisiana this year. By the end of 2016, Bell’s will be distributing to 30 states, in addition to Washington DC and Puerto Rico.

Launch celebrations are also being planned. Additional information will be shared at and on Bell’s social media as it becomes available.

Founded in 1953, Johnson Brothers/Artisan Beer Company is a family-owned Craft Beer, Wine, and Spirits distributor with headquarters in St. Paul Minnesota. Over the past 10 years, the company has quietly built a reputation as one of the top craft-beer distributors across the country. With a high focus emphasis on education, each state employs a highly trained sales staff led by Certified Cicerones. With state-wide distributorships in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Wisconsin; the Johnson Brothers/Artisan Beer Company is proud to bring quality craft beers to its local beer consumers. The company celebrated its 60th Anniversary in business in 2013.

Bell’s Brewery, Inc. began in 1985 with a quest for better beer and a 15 gallon soup kettle. Since then, we’ve grown into a regional craft brewery that employs more than 470 people over a 23 state area, in addition to Puerto Rico and Washington DC. The dedication to brewing flavorful, unfiltered, quality craft beers that started in 1985 is still with us today. We currently brew over 20 beers for distribution as well as many other small batch beers that are served at our pub in Kalamazoo, the Eccentric Cafe. Our ongoing goal is to brew thoughtfully, creatively and artistically. 100% family-owned and independent, we strive to bring an authentic and pleasant experience to all of our customers through our unique ales and lagers. For more information, please visit

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