Red Nectar Coming Soon To New York
Paso Robles, CA, – Firestone Walker Brewing Company, brewers of Nectar Ales, announced the first major expansion of Red Nectar in years. The brewery is partnering with Union Beer Distributors in New York to bring their award winning beers to the state.
“We’re very excited to partner with a great beer distributor to bring a California classic to New York,” said Proprietor David Walker.
Red Nectar, an American amber style ale, will be available on draft and in 12 ounce bottles beginning in July to select accounts in New York. This will mark the first time that Red Nectar will be available in New York. Nectar India Pale Ale is expected to also be available in July.
“Union Beer has consistently strived to bring the best beers from around the globe to the New York metro area, and the full line of Nectar Ales fits perfectly into our portfolio. The craft beer market here has quickly evolved into one of the country’s best. Our consumers have high expectations, and we are thrilled to offer them the highly acclaimed and delicious Nectar Ales line of beers, ” said Robert Hodson, Union’s Sales and Marketing Manager.
First brewed in 1987 in Arcata, California, Red Nectar is one of the pioneering beers of the craft beer movement in the U.S. First brewed by Humboldt Brewing Company, Nectar Ales were brewed under contract by Firestone until the brand was purchased in 2004 by Firestone Walker Brewing Company. Nectar Ales was named “Mid-Size Brewing Company of The Year” at the 2003 Great American Beer Festival.