Raleigh, NC, March 02, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Mims Distributing Company (http://www.mimsdistributing.com), a beer distributor that services a nine-county area in and around the Triangle, has announced that it has added Bear Republic Brewing Company, an award-winning microbrewery from Sonoma County in California, to its lineup of brands.
Located in Healdsburg, Calif., Bear Republic was named Small Brewing Company and Small Brewing Company Brewer of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival in 2006. Its best-selling product, Racer 5, is a hoppy American IPA, heavily hopped with Chinook, Cascade, Columbus and Centennial. Other beers for the brand include Red Rocket Ale, an American amber ale; Hop Rod Rye, a rye IPA; Big Bear Black Stout, an American stout; Peter Brown Tribute Ale, an American brown ale; and XP Pale Ale, an American pale ale. Additionally, the brewery hosts a large variety of seasonal beers.
“We are very excited to announce that we are bringing this amazing California brand, Bear Republic Brewing, to the Triangle,” said Chip Mims, CEO. “This great brewery has been honored across the country for its outstanding beers, which we hope will resonate with local beer lovers.”
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- For more information on Bear Republic Brewing, visit http://www.bearrepublic.com.
About Mims Distributing Company :
Established in 1964 and based in Raleigh, N.C., Mims Distributing Company provides domestic, import and craft beer brands to licensed retailers in nine central N.C. counties – Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake and Warren. It is the area’s distributor for all Miller brands, including Miller Lite, Miller High Life and Icehouse. Mims’ imports include Newcastle Brown Ale, Dos Equis, Red Stripe, Palm, Rodenbach, and Sapporo. It handles such craftbrews such as Yuengling, Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada, Lagunitas, Magic Hat, Anchor and Narragansett. Mims also carries cider from Crispin and non-alcoholic Arizona Tea. In 2007, Mims received the prestigious High Life Achievement Award from Miller, which recognized its top distributors in the nation. That same year, Mims also won the Newbie of the Year Award from Magic Hat as its best new distributor. In 2009, Mims was awarded Magic Hat’s Pouring Partner of the Year Award as its top distributor in the country. Active in the local community, Mims supports efforts such as the Walk for Hope, and the Frankie Lemmon School. For more information, visit http://www.mimsdistributing.com.
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