Founders Brewing Co. expanding distribution to Delaware starting in May

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[Press Release:]

This latest expansion completes the brewery’s coverage of the Eastern seaboard.

(Grand Rapids, MI) – Founders Brewing Co. announced today that they have partnered with Standard Distributing Company to bring their beer to Delaware, thus completing coverage of the Eastern seaboard of the country. Residents can expect to find Founders’ year-round, seasonal and specialty lineup in bottles, cans (as applicable) and kegs beginning in May 2017. Select limited release beers, including those from the Barrel-Aged Series, may also be available at craft retailers following the launch.

“Standard Distributing Company is very excited to be selected as the exclusive Delaware wholesaler of Founders Brewing Co.,” said Standard Distributing Company President, Steve Tigani.“Founders is a great addition to Standard’s craft brand selections. We are very proud to partner with such a fine company and look forward to great success in the Delaware market.”

Beer will start shipping in April, with the retail release beginning in early May. Launch events will take place the week of May 8. Visit for more information.

“Outside of our Midwestern markets, the Eastern seaboard was one of the first places we reached out to with our brand,” said Co-Founder and CEO Mike Stevens. “After years of fan inquiries, Delaware will be the final state of this great region added and we are excited to put an exclamation point on what has been one hell of a journey. Thank you Delaware and we will see you soon.”

Delaware is the 44th state to see Founders’ distribution. To check out all of the states in which Founders is available, as well as review information on the Founders lineup and release calendar, visit

About Founders Brewing Co.
Established in 1997 by two craft beer enthusiasts—Dave Engbers and Mike Stevens—with day jobs and a dream, Founders Brewing Co. brews complex, in-your-face ales, with huge aromatics and tons of flavor. Founders ranks among the top 20 largest craft breweries in the U.S. and is one of the fastest growing. The brewery has received numerous awards from the World Beer Cup and the Great American Beer Festival and RateBeer and BeerAdvocate users often rate its beers among the best in the world. Located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, Founders is a proud member of the Michigan Brewers Guild. For more information, visit or follow Founders on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.


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