SweetWater FLOWS into New Markets in New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia

Distributor Partners Chosen: Ajax Distributing Co, NWO Beverage, P.A. Short Distributing,

Shore Point Distributing Co.


ATLANTA (June 20, 2016) – SweetWater Brewing Company announces expansion into new markets this summer, led by a team of select distributor partners:

  • Ajax Distributing Company to enter five central Tennessee counties of Benton, Carroll, Henry, Obion, and Weakley
  • NWO Beverage for Northwest Ohio counties of Allen, Hardin, Putnam, Van Wert, Ottawa and Sandusky
  • PA Short for Roanoke and New River Valleys of Virginia
  • Shore Point Distributing Company for Jersey Shore

Craft beer lovers will find SweetWater’s signature 420 Extra Pale Ale, award winning IPA, crowd pleasing Blue, plus seasonals like summer’s popular Goin’ Coastal IPA with pineapple, and limited release styles like Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, and Pit & Pendulum.   SweetWater will be on draft at bars and restaurants, in grocery stores, package stores, and specialty bottle shops.  For details on launch events and more, patrons should follow the individual markets’ Facebook pages: New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia.

“We at P.A. Short are tremendously excited about the addition of SweetWater to our growing portfolio. With their high quality and delicious beers, SweetWater continues to prove why they are one of the fastest growing breweries in the industry today,” says Aden Short, Vice President of P.A. Short Distributing. “We look forward to showcasing their amazing beers on all of our local shelves, taps, and outdoor events throughout the summer and the years to come. Join us as we ready the Roanoke Valley to taste SweetWater brews!”

“Shore Point Distributing Co., Inc. is excited to welcome SweetWater Brewing into our portfolio of award winning craft beers,” says Mike Hutman, VP of Sales and Marketing at Shore Point Distributing. “SweetWater’s focus on quality, passion, execution and giving back to the local community perfectly fits with our core values.”

Paul Turner of Ajax Distributing Co. says, “We’re excited to deliver some of the south’s best craft brews to more beer lovers in Tennessee!”

P.J. Sullivan, Vice President of Sales with NWO Beverage says, “We at NWO Beverage are extremely excited to be representing a great brewery like SweetWater that shares our love for beer and for our wonderful water resources in Northwest Ohio.”

To learn more about SweetWater Brewing Company and its full lineup of brands, visit www.sweetwaterbrew.com.


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ABOUT SWEETWATER BREWING COMPANY: SweetWater Brewing Company is an Atlanta-based craft brewery living by the motto “Don’t Float the Mainstream!” The award-winning lineup of year-round beers includes SweetWater 420, IPA, Blue, Take Two Pils, and Georgia Brown. SweetWater also features a catch and release series of beers available on a limited basis throughout the year and an experimental, one-time-only Dank Tank series. SweetWater Brewery – located at 195 Ottley Drive in Atlanta – is open for tours every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. as well as Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. For more information about SweetWater Brewing Company, please visit www.sweetwaterbrewing.com. Follow SweetWater Brewing Company on Twitter/ Instagram @sweetwaterbrew, or become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/sweetwaterbrew.