Local distributor BountyBev was nominated for Craft Beer Distributor of the Year.
Nashville’s very own BountyBev LLC has been nominated to be the Craft Beer Distributor of the Year. The award, in it’s seventh year, is presented jointly by the Brewers Association and the N.B.W.A., the National Beer Wholesalers Association. The award goes to the distributor that best markets, sells, and promotes craft beer.
BountyBev is the only craft only distributor in middle Tennessee and is constantly adding to it’s portfolio. They recently introduced Duck Rabbit to the market, a North Carolina brewer. The big surprise, though, was the introduction of Wiseacre Brewing at the Taste of Tennessee Craft Brewers Festival. This brewery is absolutely brand new and this was the first time you could taste their beer outside the taproom. By the way, they were spectacular.
BountyBev is the brainchild and passion of founder Kurt Strickmaker. Started just three years ago with one brand, and one man, himself, he has slowly developed the company in smooth even strokes, picking up great beer along the way. As they say on their web site: Great American craft beer. It’s what BountyBev believes in; what we live and breathe. Let us bring our passion to you.
The first beer they had under contract was Fort Collins Brewing Co. Since then they have picked up a couple great, iconic west coast beers, Caldera from Oregon, and Green Flash from San Diego. In fact, they distribute beers on both coasts, picking up Butternuts from New York, and of course, Duck Rabbit from North Carolina. Locally, they distribute for Jackalope, a Nashville brewery, and the wildly popular Calfkiller from Sparta.
Their passion for craft beer is strongly evident and worn on their sleeve. The level of service they provide is such that they become friends with their customers as well as their suppliers. It’s always a great pleasure to see the smiling faces of the BountyBev staff at beer festivals, and the beer is usually amongst the best available.
To support BountyBev and help them win as Craft Beer Distributor of the Year, you can fill out the form. The zip code is 37204. I don’t think I should give out the email address and phone number. You’re on your own from there. But they are very deserving of the recognition.
Time for a pint. Cheers!