Maui Brewing Co. Founder Visits France to Spread American Craft Beer Message
(Kihei, Hi) – Last week, American craft brewers, including Maui Brewing Company‘s Founder, Garrett Marrero, were guests among the United States Ambassador to the French, The Honorable Jamie McCourt, as she hosted a food and beer pairing in honor of the Brewers Association.
The dinner was the first ever food and beer pairing hosted by the Ambassador to showcase four American craft beer styles paired with delicious dishes prepared by the BA’s executive chef, Adam Dulye. The focus was to demonstrate that American craft beer has progressed its positioning in the global culinary world. In support of the event, Marrero and a handful of other American craft brewers attended, including Bill Butcher of Port City Brewing Co., Steve Grossman of Sierra Nevada Co., and Lynne Weaver of Three Weavers Brewing Co.
Currently available in 10 international countries, Maui Brewing Company is one of approximately 100 craft breweries that participates in the Brewers Association’s Export Development Program (EDP). The EDP was formed in 2004 to educate and inform international markets of the quality and innovation of American craft brewers. It also assists the American craft brew industry with distribution efforts overseas.
Maui Brewing Company is a fiercely local company and has remained steadfast regarding local production. The MBC team are stewards of their communities and the ‘aina, and curators of the craft beer way of life. Their beers have been recognized worldwide for quality and innovation.
About Maui Brewing Company: Founded in 2005, Maui Brewing Company is Hawaii’s largest craft brewery, operating 100% in Hawaii. MBC is based on Maui, with its production brewery, full-service restaurant and tasting room in Kihei, as well as pubs in Lahaina (Maui) and Waikiki (Oahu). Maui Brewing Company is available in 23 states and 10 international countries with more areas to follow.