Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Gets D.C. Distribution Deal
(Richmond, VA)- Hardywood Park Craft Brewery announced that it has recently signed an agreement with Reyes Beverage Group’s, Premium Distributors of Washington D.C. to distribute the brewer’s brands across the District.
‘We’ve always sought out passionate craft beer focused distribution partners, and are incredibly proud to partner with Premium Distributors of DC’ said Eric McKay, co-founder and president of Hardywood Park. ‘We are very excited to be venturing outside our home state of Virginia for the first time.’
Hardywood is launching into the DC market with its full portfolio including Singel, Cream Ale, Hoplar, Bourbon Cru, Capital Trail Pale, and The Great Return.
“DC is a great market with lots of room to grow, and a great appetite for quality local beer.
We are delighted to be distributing Hardywood brands in DC. The brewery fits nicely into our portfolio, allowing us to add a great Virginia brewery and award winning products to our current offerings,” said Jessica Muskey, Vice President of Marketing for Premium Distributors of Washington DC. “Premium shares Hardywood’s entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to quality and commitment to community. We are looking forward to growing the Hardywood brands for years to come”.
Hardywood launched in the last few weeks with events at Churchkey, Smoke and Barrel, City Tap House, Bier Baron, and Meridian Pint. Additionally Hardywood Park was a proud supporting partner of the Brewers Association event SAVOR, and co-hosted a salon titled ‘Dessert in a Barrel’ with Cigar City.
Founded in 2011 by two lifelong friends with a passion for craft beer, Hardywood Park is proud to be a member of the thriving craft beer scene in Richmond, VA. Being environmentally and socially responsible is a core value for Hardywood Park, with all power sourced from renewable energy sources. Hardywood also employs high efficiency equipment which helps minimize water usage at the brewery, recycles its residual grain for composting and feed, uses 100% recycled packaging, uses reclaimed and sustainably “TreeCycled” wood for furniture, fixtures, tap handles and coasters. After two full years in business, Hardywood’s beers have earned a 2012 World Beer Cup medal, three Virginia Beer Cup medals, a 2013 Style Weekly Best in Show accolade, a 2013 Virginia Living Magazine Best of Virginia award, a perfect 100 score by Beer Advocate Magazine, and seven of its beers currently rank in the top 50 in the world for their respective style based on BeerAdvocate.com user reviews. The company was awarded the 2013 Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business Council Business of the Year Award for the City of Richmond. Hardywood currently distributes in central and northern Virginia, and Washington DC. To learn more about Hardywood Park, please visit us on the web at www.hardywood.com.