Friday, August 23, 2013 5:04:54 PM
Local brewer looks to grow craft beer brands with state's most established distributor
Local brewery, BuckleDown Brewing, and the state's leading wholesale distributor, Wirtz Beverage Illinois, announced today a new partnership to market and sell the independent brewer's craft beer brands throughout the Chicagoland region. The agreement marks the first time BuckleDown will be available for purchase outside of the brewery. The company, based in Lyons, IL, also becomes Wirtz Beverage Illinois' first craft beer partner based in the Chicago-area.