Wicked Weed Expanding Craft Beer Distribution Back Into Colorado

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What a way to end the year.

​Wicked Weed Brewing has announced their partnership with Elite Brands for the distribution of their craft beer products into the state of Colorado.

“Wicked Weed Brewing is excited to get back into the Colorado market and give our fans some more tasty liquid,” says Ryan Guthy, Owner and Head of Sales and Distribution for Wicked Weed. “We plan on sending a shipment to Colorado approximately once a month with a wide array of our sour and barrel aged portfolio. We are really looking forward to partnering with Elite Brands as we share the same passion and enthusiasm for craft beer.”

Craft beer enthusiasts in Colorado can expect to see Wicked Weed beer for sale beginning next week. As part of the re-launch into this market, Wicked Weed will be pouring beer at Big Beers Belgians and Barleywines Festival in Breckenridge, CO.

“We’re excited to partner with Wicked Weed and welcome them back to Colorado,” said Terry Cekola, Owner & President of Elite Brands of Colorado. “Wicked Weed has an outstanding reputation and following around the country, evident by their long lines during the Great American Beer Festival! We’re thrilled to represent such a quality brand in the state.”

Join Wicked Weed Brewing and Elite Brands for two tapping events at the following locations to re-launch into the Colorado Market. Both events are open to the public and will have representation from Wicked Weed Brewing.

Tuesday, January 3rd – 4:00pm

Lucky Pie Pizza & Taphouse, Denver

Wednesday, January 4th – 5:00pm

Choice City Butcher & Deli, Fort Collins

About Wicked Weed Brewing

Wicked Weed Brewing is based in Asheville, North Carolina. Founded in December 2012, the original brewpub consistently hosts 25+ beers on tap including hop-forward, West Coast-style ales, open fermented Belgians, and barrel-aged beers. With the opening of the second location, The Funkatorium, in October 2013, Wicked Weed is striving to become one of the leading producers of barrel-aged sour and wild beers in the Southeastern United States. Wicked Weed Brewing was awarded a gold medal for both 100% Brettanomyces Serenity in 2013, Mompara Honey Ale in 2014, and a silver medal for Pernicious IPA in 2015 and Lunatic Blonde in 2016 at the Great American Beer Festival. The brewery also received a bronze medal for Tyrant Double Red IPA in 2014, a bronze medal for La Bonté Pear in 2016, and a bronze medal for Red Angel in 2016 at the World Beer Cup. Wicked Weed continued its expansion in summer 2015 with a 50-barrel production brewery, allowing for a wider distribution footprint in select states. Wicked Weed’s most recent project is the addition of a sour and wild dedicated production brewery and barrel-house in South Asheville, slated to be operational by winter 2016.

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