Phillipsburg, NJ – October 7, 2010 – New Jersey beer fans have a new reason to celebrate as the award-winning beers from Full Sail Brewing Company will be available to restaurants and retail stores across the state. Craft-beer wholesaler, Hunterdon Distributors, recently signed an agreement with the Oregon-based brewery and will be launching product into the marketplace by the end of the month.
The Full Sail lineup consists of their core brews, India Pale Ale, Amber Ale, and Pale Ale, and their winter seasonal Wassail Ale. Additional products will include their Session Black Lager and the Session Premium Lager, which was recently voted “America’s Best Premium Lager” at the 2010 World Beer Awards.
Located in Hood River, Oregon, Full Sail Brewing Company was founded in 1987 and has been 100% employee-owned since 1999. All of the beers are crafted by hand using hops and barley from trusted local farms and fresh water from the Mt. Hood springs. Over the last 23 years, Full Sail has garnered dozens of medals from local, regional and national competitions including the World Beer Championships and the Great American Beer Festival. In addition, they have received accolades from multiple publications such as Wine Enthusiast, Bon Appétit and Beer Connoisseurs Magazine.
Full Sail is not only committed to brewing top-notch beers, but is also dedicated to their community and the environment. They were named as one of the ‘100 Best Green Companies to work for’ by Oregon Business Magazine in 2009 and 2010 and have also won several sustainable tourism awards for their green practices.
Hunterdon Distributors is proud to be representing Full Sail Brewery for the state of New Jersey and looks forward to sharing that excitement with retailers and consumers alike.