Short's Brewing Co. Begins Distribution in Pennsylvania 2/12

imageGreat news from Short’s Brewing:

Elk Rapids, MI. – Short’s Brewing Company of Bellaire, MI starts distribution of their beer in Pennsylvania beginning this coming Friday, February 12th. Distributed by Bella Vista Beer Distributor, eastern Pennsylvania will be the first region outside of Short’s home state, Michigan, to receive shipments of Short’s brews.

Short’s, known widely for their flagship beers & experimental brews, prides themselves on producing fearlessly creative beers handmade by people who care in northern Michigan. The company plans to begin distribution in eastern Pennsylvania with flagship brands Huma Lupa Licious (India Pale Ale), Soft Parade (Fruit Rye Ale), & Space Rock (Pale Ale crafted to remove gluten). On premise and off premise accounts are currently being identified and launch event plans are in the works throughout Bella Vista’s distribution footprint.

Founded in 1984 by husband and wife, Marinos & Olimpia Fetfatzes, Bella Vista Beer Distributors is an independent craft beer wholesaler and retailer situated in the heart of Philadelphia, PA. Today, Bella Vista represents a bouquet of cutting edge craft and import beers in the Philadelphia region. Located in a 65K sq ft facility, Bella Vista has grown to be the leader in providing quality beer options in eastern Pennsylvania with the help and perseverance of their thirty plus beer savvy staff.

According to Jordan Fetfatzes, Vice President of Bella Vista Specialty Beer Distributors, “Short’s Brewing beers will stand out in the competitive PA market.” Jordan added, “We’ve known Scott Newman-Bale and the Short’s crew for over six years and are excited to finally be able to offer this fantastic portfolio of beers to our customers. This is a great day for craft beer lovers in eastern PA.”

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Outside distribution has officially begun! And we’re thrilled to be beginning by releasing Huma Lupa Licious, Soft Parade, Space Rock, and our current variety pack to tap houses, bars, restaurants, and retailers in eastern Pennsylvania FIRST. Stop into one of these fine establishments (listed below) for the sweet, sweet taste of Short’s brew on tap. Check your local craft beverage purveyor for bottles beginning, today.

February 12th, 2016

Churchville Inn, “Salute Your Short’s” @ 6:00 pm
Jerry’s Bar @ 6:00 pm

February 16th, 2015
Khyber Pass Pub @ all day
Craft Ale House @ 6:00 pm

February 17th, 2016
Federal Taphouse @ 4:00 pm

February 18th, 2016
Side Bar and Restaurant @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

February 19th, 2016
City Tap House University City @ 5:00 pm

February 20th, 2016
Whole Foods Devon @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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1 comments (click to read or post):

  1. Great post! This makes me want to start up my own brewery!


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