Harbor Distributing, L.L.C. and Crest Beverage, L.L.C., Reyes Beer Division companies, will distribute the brands of AleSmith Brewing Company in Southern California. This distribution relationship is scheduled to begin at the end of this month.
“It’s meaningful to us that we’ve yet again been chosen to represent a local craft brewer and we look forward to partnering with AleSmith to help build their brand in Southern California,” said Tom Day, Chief Executive Officer, Reyes Beer Division.
“AleSmith Brewing is a standout local craft brewer and we’re thrilled for another opportunity to invest in the San Diego region,” said Steven Sourapas, President of Crest Beverage.
“Welcoming AleSmith Brewing to our portfolio is an exciting and natural step as Harbor, Crest and AleSmith are all family-owned and operated businesses that are committed to great brands and supporting our local communities,” said Tom Reyes, President of Reyes Beer Division West. “We’re proud to offer this local craft brand and continue our shared history of growth and success in Southern California.”
AleSmith Brewing Company was founded in 1995 and has consistently been ranked in RateBeer’s World’s Top Ten list and has received numerous awards. Known for fan-favorites such as .394 Pale Ale and Speedway Stout, AleSmith has become a staple in San Diego and is continuing to grow throughout California.
“We’re passionate about making world-class craft beer. Aligning our footprint with Reyes will give us access to more beer drinkers who can enjoy our products,” said Brandon Richards, President of AleSmith Brewing Company. “Reyes Beer Division’s size, scale, and commitment to our business meets the statewide solution we’re looking for and will help propel AleSmith Brewing forward.”