Longmont, Colo.-based Left Hand Brewing Co. has announced expanded distribution into Maryland and Washington, D.C. This March, Left Hand Brewing officially will enter the Maryland/D.C. market in partnership with Legends Limited Distributing. The two new territories will increase the Left Hand footprint to 27 states.
Coming off a 32 percent barrelage increase in 2013 with production of 65,000 barrels, the 20-year-old brewery is set to enter new markets as a part of its 15-year expansion plan. Left Hand will initiate their growth strategy with Maryland and D.C., strengthening their coverage on the East Coast. “We have had our eye on the Old Line State for many years and with continual production expansion efforts, we will be able to bring Left Hand’s portfolio of award winning balanced beers to our nation’s capital.” saysJason Ingram, East Coast Regional Sales Manager.
Legends Limited will distribute Left Hand’s perennial line and Nitro series featuring: Milk Stout & Milk Stout Nitro, Sawtooth Ale & Sawtooth Nitro, as well as 400 Pound Monkey IPA, Black Jack Porter, Polestar Pilsner, Stranger Pale Ale, and Left Hand’s variety pack, Mountain Mixer. Left Hand will host a series of launch events the first week of March.