Red, White and Brews

482-4th-of-julyLet freedom ring! From sea to shining sea, the Fourth of July is a special holiday to celebrate all things red, white and blue. Nothing says Independence Day like icing down some cold brews and toasting the states that make up our great country.

Our suppliers set up shop from coast to coast, producing delicious, innovative beers that become popular favorites. We want to raise a toast on the Fourth to our suppliers and American ingenuity.

Abita Brewing Company is nestled deep in the woods about 30 miles from New Orleans, Louisiana. Established in 1986 and committed to creating complex brews, Abita brings flavor that pops to every batch. Whether you crack open a refreshingly hoppy Abita Jockamo IPA or a subtly sweet Purple Haze, these brews provide the unique taste of New Orleans.

Hailing from Indianapolis, Indiana, Flat 12 Bierwerks offers five house brews and four seasonal favorites, with a wide variety of palate-pleasing favorites for any patriot. Savor Flat 12 Upside Down Blonde Ale for well-balanced taste, or enjoy a hoppier option with Hello My Name is Amber Ale.

Chico, California, is home to the sixth-largest brewery in the United States. Sierra Nevada Brewery is one of the top craft brew producers in America. Its flagship beer, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is all natural and supremely bold. Dedicated to energy-efficient sustainability efforts, Sierra Nevada helps preserve the environment with recycling efforts, water conservation and low-emission transportation. From its pale ale to Porter, Sierra Nevada beers pack a punch.

New England’s largest brewing company was founded in 1986. Harpoon Brewery was established along Boston’s waterfront by three Harvard classmates. In 2000, Harpoon expanded and set up an even larger facility in Windsor, Vermont. In 1992, Harpoon IPA was born. This medium-bodied ale uses a dry-hopping process – adding fresh hops to the brew during the conditioning process – allowing for a tailored flavor to match the brewery’s unique spirit.

Housed in a historic trolley barn along the Tennessee River, Big River Brewing Company is an authentic brew pub located in the heart of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Blending premium, handcrafted beers and Tennessee heritage, this one-stop shop offers some of the best food and adult beverages in the state. Try the refreshing flavor of Big River Brewing Company Seven States Pilsner with a light and airy taste balanced by distinct hops.

From signature Southern flavor to West Coast flair, American breweries surprise and delight us with beverages as unique as we are. America is diverse and full of culture, and our suppliers capture that spirit. So, raise a glass and toast the freedoms and traditions that define the United States! And, as always, drink responsibly.