Savannah Distributing Company and Three Taverns Craft Brewery Launch Georgia’s First Compressed Natural Gas Beer Delivery Truck

CNG delivery truck leads the industry with reduced emissions and fuel costs   ATLANTA (October 21, 2013) – Savannah Distributing Company, Inc., Georgia’s locally owned, premium beverage supplier based in Doraville, is pleased to announce the addition of a compressed natural gas (CNG) delivery truck to the company’s fleet, marking the first such use of a CNG truck in the State of …


Westbrook IPA Among Beers Coming in From This Mount Pleasant, SC, Brewery

A base of pale, Munich, and Carapils malts is just enough to contain the massive hop flavor and aroma packed into this highly drinkable IPA. A blend of four American hop varieties is added four times in the kettle and twice in the fermentor for a complex and layered hop experience. 6.8 ABV. Westbrook Brewery is another home-grown, nearly hometown …


Week of Sept. 30, 2013: Vanberg & DeWulf’s CTCT3 Celebration

On Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, the beer-centric bars and restaurants across the country will be raising a glass to celebrate Vanberg & DeWulf’s birthday and the great state of craft and specialty beer culture in the US. Last year, more than 500 events were hosted around the world – from the US to Italy, France, Iceland, the UK and Belgium. …


Week of Sept. 22, 2013: Craft Beer Bubble? Dogfish Head Tweason’ale Bridges the Gap

We all remember the dot.com bust of the late 1990s. Over-investment led to a tail spin that, according to some pundits, we have yet to recover from. Many economic soothsayers point to the rising popularity of the American craft beer movement and claim it is in a similar bubble. In this piece by the Brewer’s Association, you’ll see a nice …


Week of Sept. 15, 2013: Gnome Week Toasts, Samuel Smith Nut Brown Ale earns 93 pts.

What’s 6,666 years old, rarely seen by us humans and possesses a reputation that’s worldwide? The gnomes. The trademark of La Chouffe beers, the gnome in its cheery red cap is as familiar to real beer fans as are the brands of this ancient brewery. You can celebrate with a tiny toast during La Chouffe Gnome Week, Sept. 18-21, with …


River Dog Brewing Co. of Ridgeland, SC, Joins Savannah Distributing Family of Craft Beers

RIDGELAND, SC — Barely a month after installing new fermenters to expand operations into neighboring Georgia, River Dog Brewing Co. is set to launch in Savannah during a public event on Friday. Several of the brewery’s beers were poured during Labor Day weekend’s Savannah Craft Brew Fest – the first taste many Georgians had of the beers made “just up …


The Great Pumpkin (Ales) Are Arriving!

Tis the season for the running of the pumpkins – ale that is! Linus is all grown up now and hops to find these seasonal releases in the punkin patch: Dogfish Head Punkin Ale: Full-bodied brown ale with smooth hints of pumpkin and brown sugar. Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale: Pumpkin with traditional fall spices. Blue Point Pumpkin Ale: Golden orange, crisp …


Congratulations to Town Branch Bourbon for taking home the Gold at the International Spirits Competition!

Town Branch Distillery’s Town Branch bourbon won over consumer judges at the fifth annual Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards, earning the Lexington bourbon a gold medal in the straight bourbon category. Town Branch bourbon hit the local market less than two years ago, but already boasts one platinum medal, four gold medals and three silver medals in international and national …


Craft Beer Report – Week of August 18, 2013

Savannah Distributing Company weekly craft beer newsletter is online! This week, we highlight: Allagash White: Belgian-style wheat ale.   Kentucky Kolsch: From the brewers who bring us the tremendously popular Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale comes this homage to the Motherland of beer — a full-flavored Kölsch-style ale.     Kentucky IPA: From the same brewer, a golden-hued American IPA with …