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Alaskan Brewing announces expansion into New Mexico
Posted Thursday, August 29th, 2013 by Tip Top

AlaskanJuneau brewery partners with Premier Distributing to bring a “taste of Alaska” to the Land of Enchantment

Juneau, Alaska (August 27, 2013) - Beer drinkers in New Mexico will soon enjoy brews from the Last Frontier when Alaskan Brewing brings their bottled "taste of Alaska" to the Land of Enchantment this September. Alaskan Brewing Co. is partnering with Premier Distributing to bring their award-winning beers to market throughout the state.
“Alaskan's line up of award-winning beers has been requested by retailers and consumers in New Mexico for some time,” says Mike Breidenbach of Premier Distributing. “We are thrilled to be able to distribute this unique portfolio of beers across the state.”

Founded by Geoff and Marcy Larson in 1986, Alaskan has been brewing and bottling award-winning beers that reflect their home in Juneau, Alaska for more than 25 years.  The brewery researched the move into New Mexico for several years, and is already distributed in neighboring states Colorado, Arizona and Texas. New Mexico will be the 15th state to serve Alaskan Brewing products.

“We have been wanting to make the move into New Mexico for a number of years, and since we have had such a great reaction in Arizona, Texas, and Colorado, it seems like a natural fit,” says Alaskan Brewing Co-founder, Marcy Larson. “We are truly excited to have such an extensive reach of our coverage of the Southwest with our Alaskan lineup of brews."

Alaskan Brewing and Premier Distributing will be posting news and announcements about launch events and activities at


About Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan Brewing Co. has been making award-winning beer in Juneau, Alaska, since 1986. The Alaskan Brew Crew bottles the unique character of the Last Frontier with historic recipes, local ingredients and glacier-fed water. Alaskan Brewing handcrafts Amber, Freeride APA, White, IPA, Stout, Smoked Porter, Winter Ale, Summer Ale and a variety of limited edition beers in the Alaskan Pilot Series. Follow Alaskan at, and

About Premier Distributing

Premier Distributing Company was formed in 1982 by Dobbs Management Service (DMS) out of Memphis, Tennessee.  From the very beginning, DMS made the commitment that Premier Distributing would be a company that is firmly grounded in its community.  That commitment is reflected in everything we do, from hiring New Mexicans and using local vendors whenever possible, to our support of local civic, charitable and educational initiatives.  We're especially proud of a Premier founded educational charity, The New Mexico Alliance for Hispanic Education, which has raised over four million dollars to provide scholarships for college education to thousands of New Mexico's most deserving Hispanic students.

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