Alaskan Brewing will begin selling its beers in Minnesota in May. Original Gravity, a network of locally-owned craft distributors, to make the beer available in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs.
â€œWe have had a lot of interest in Alaskan Brewing and so have our customers,â€ Original Gravityâ€™s Hans â€œHanszeeâ€ Lofgren said. â€œWe are extremely happy to be bringing their award-winning beers to market.â€
This is the first new market entrance for Alaskan since entering Colorado in mid 2008. With the addition of Minnesota, Alaskan beer will be available in 11 states.
â€œAlaskans and Minnesotanâ€™s have a lot in common â€“ cold winters, a love of the outdoors and a growing appreciation for quality craft beer,â€ said Alaskan Brewing co-Founder Marcy Larson. â€œWeâ€™ve been getting letters, calls and emails from thirsty Minnesotans for years â€“ weâ€™re thrilled to finally be answering the call.â€