We just got word from Firestone Walker that they’re launching in Colorado June 21st. However, they won’t be in Denver just yet. They’ve been unable to find a distributor in Denver with a large enough cold storage to serve our very large beer market. Elizabeth Kagan, Firestone Walker’s Sales Manager for this territory, explained:
We are pretty passionate about cold storing our beers and currently the distributors we are looking to work with in Denver just aren’t set up for the additional volume in the cold box yet.
While that pretty much just sucks for us, it’s great that they care enough about their product to wait. Firestone Walker will be releasing their beer north and south of us, however. If you don’t mind a bit of a trek, you can find the beer at a few release parties:
- June 21st – Oskar Blues Liquids and Solids – Longmont
- June 22nd – Choice City Butchers – Fort Collins
- June 23rd – TBD in Colorado Springs
And, when they do hit Denver, we’ll be hosting a welcome party.