PRESS RELEASE: Summit names new chief sales officer

Summit Brewing Company has named Mike Bamonti its new chief sales officer. As a member of Summit’s executive team, Bamonti will be responsible for developing strategic sales plans that promote sales growth, territory strength, customer satisfaction, brand loyalty and overall market share. A 30-year industry veteran, Bamonti has worked at the distributor level in the Chicago, St. Louis and … [ Read more]

J.J. Taylor Distributing Company to acquire Day Distributing Co.

J.J. Taylor Distributing Company of Minnesota, Inc. announced via press release Friday, September 18, that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Day Distributing Co. J.J. Taylor is Minnesota’s largest beer distributor. Its portfolio includes MillerCoors, Summit Brewing Company, August Schell Brewing Company, Heineken USA, Pabst Brewing Company, Diageo Guinness USA, New Belgium Brewing … [ Read more]

Kind-of-a-Big-Deal Readers’ Choice Award Winners 2012

  We know you have been eagerly awaiting the results of our Kind-Of-A-Big-Deal poll. We collected thousands of votes online in October and November and are excited to share the winners with you. Minnesota’s growing craft beer scene would not be possible without the work of these brands and individuals, as well as your appreciation and … [ Read more]